Social Worker MASH Team

Location Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Job type Contract
Salary Up to £35.00 per hour
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Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Worker to work full-time in Sheffield, within the MASH (Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub) Team. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in Children's services and be registered with the HCPC.

The pay rate for this locum Social Worker job is £35 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

Duties of the Social Worker:

  • To cover a social worker's sickness absence
  • Carrying out Multi Agency Risk Assessments
  • Ensuring timely communication with families on the phone and face to face
  • Analysing historical and current concerns
  • Adhering to relevant timescales
  • Case Recording
  • Provide telephone advise to agency referrers about appropriate actions and outcomes
  • Dealing with Section 47 enquiries to assess risk and need
  • Completing enhanced screening of cases
  • Making informed threshold decisions
  • Provide sign posting for locality services
  • Attending strategy meetings
  • Attending multi agency meetings
  • Ensuring that appropriate pathway is followed for ongoing investigations

Requirements of the Social Worker:

  • Degree or equivalent in social work
  • Current HCPC registration
  • Significant senior level frontline experience within Children's services
  • You must have significant experience in frontline child protection and assessment as you will be screening cases and decision making on referral of cases into fieldwork services.
  • You will have a sound knowledge of relevant legislation and experience of working in a front-line team with a thorough understanding of thresholds and universal services.
  • You will ensure that you apply consistently high standards to ensure better outcomes for children and their families.


This Social Worker job is advertised by Kamruz Zaman; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.