MASH Social Worker – Wirral (Adults)

MASH Social Worker - Wirral (Adults)

Posted 5 days ago

Description

MASH Social Worker – Wirral
Adults Social Care
Rate: £35 per hour
 
We are recruiting for motivated qualified social worker to join our busy team. This role is with one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving as one of the best places to live and work in.
 
This is a qualified role requiring you to be SWE registered and have relevant experience within adult’s services.
 
The MASH Team are a well-established Social Work Team supporting vulnerable adults who are experiencing or at risk of abuse or neglect. The role of MASH is to screen and complete Safeguarding S42 enquiries, working closely with the individual and partner agency.
 
Key Duties:
 

  1. Provide information and support to enable people, groups and communities to access universal services, commission a range of services designed to minimise risks, and improve the quality of life for individuals, families, carers/carer groups and communities. Demonstrate critical awareness of current issues and evidence based best practice.
  2. Balance needs and risks with rights and choices, taking account of power differences and promoting positive outcomes for individuals, families and carers.
  3. Liaise with colleagues in own and other departments and external agencies in order to gather information relevant to assessment and reviewing of care planning activities.
  4. Accurately record and critically analyse information, following organisational policies and meet organisational responsibilities for safeguarding.
  5. Undertake statutory duties relating to safeguarding concerns.
  6. Work across organisational boundaries and contribute to the work of established and developing multi agency teams, applying your skills, knowledge and professional judgement within the council and agency requirements helping to ensure seamless service responses to individuals with multiple needs.
  7. Undertake social work with families in order to reduce the need for care or accommodation and a range of community care and safeguarding assessments in accordance with relevant statutory requirements, identifying risks and appropriate support plans.
  8. Maintain and update case notes and other records, prepare statements or reports for, attend and give evidence in court in care proceedings, private law cases and adoption proceedings as appropriate.
  9. When required give evidence in Court in relation to Care Proceedings or other Court related matters.
  10. Developed expertise in one or more areas of practice, and familiar with local resources and be recognised by peers as a source of reliable knowledge and advice.
  11. Work independently and demonstrate an ability to adapt their approach to more complex cases.
  12. Balance needs and risks with rights and choices, taking account of power differences and promoting positive outcomes for individuals, families and carers.
  13. Provide an oversight of cases and give clear directions and supportive actions within appropriate timescales to members of staff within the team.

 
This is an agency post and Pertemps can offer you.
 

  • An easy registration process (all done online)
  • Referral schemes and incentives
  • Ongoing compliance managed for you
  • Prompt and reliable payroll and lots more

 
Please contact Joe Thomas-Samuels on 07860876427 or joe.thomas-samuels@pprsocialcare.co.uk for more information.