Senior Practitioner | MASH | Milton Keynes | £34 per hour

Eden Brown Synergy
Milton Keynes
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
A busy but well run Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub within children's services in Milton Keynes is currently recruiting for a locum Senior Practitioner / Senior Social Worker.
If you thrive in a MASH or Referral and Assessment team which has clear policies and procedures, high expectations in terms of assessments and reports and structured supportive management this team will be of interest to you.
Due to the nature of the needs and function of the team it is essential for applicants to be Achieving Best Evidence trained, car owner-drivers in order for the clients to be visited to carry out children and family assessments, be able to work the full 37 hours per week core hours and have a minimum of 2 years recent experience of working within a MASH or Referral and Assessment team.
The role will involve working closely with the Police and Health Care Colleagues to assess and safe guard vulnerable children and young people. Duties to include:
* Reviewing referrals received in respect of concerns for children and young people and deciding on appropriate safeguarding actions within timescales.
* Undertaking Children and family assessments in a timely manner to look at concerns and establish appropriate safety and child in need plans.
* Section 47 Child Protection enquiries and investigations jointly with the Police; including ABE interviews and strategy meetings.
* Duty work on a rota basis.
* Supporting the Local Authority Designated Officer as appropriate in their investigations.

This is a great team with an extremely experienced, in post long term Team Manager. They pride themselves on the quality of their service and although expectations are high from all team members, excellent support and clear guidelines are provided.

Don't forget...Eden Brown Synergy offers a £200 referral bonus for Social Workers. If this role isn't for you but you know someone suitable, ask them to get in touch. £200 could be on it's way to you!

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Eden Brown Synergy is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
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