Social Worker Childrens MASH

United Kingdom
21.35 - 27.50 GBP Hourly + GBP21.35 - GBP27.50/hour
13 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Social Worker - Children's Services - Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub - Rhondda Cynon Taff

Randstad Care are currently recruiting for a Qualified Social Workers to join working within Rhondda Cynon Taff's MASH team. This is an initial 3 month contract starting starting as soon as possible. Pay rate for this position is GBP27.50 as a Ltd company. Non-drivers will be considered for this role. It is located opposite the bus station and 10 minutes walk from the train station.

Duties and responsibilities of this position include:

-Maintain constructive relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders and specifically with social care professionals from different teams and local authorities

-Through liaison, dialogue and searching appropriate databases collect and collate relevant information to add to the multi agency risk assessment

-Record, interpret and present social care information and issues that can impact on the risk or needs assessment of the child/young person. This may involve disclosing proportionate and relevant information related to the parents/cares or siblings

-Explain clearly, and with sound rationale, highly complex safeguarding information to a wide range of professionals

-Participate in the MASH multi agency risk assessment to inform case management, advising where necessary and challenging decisions where appropriate

-Identify service gaps and issues relating to service pathways and/or cross boundary arrangements

-Escalate evidence of ineffective safeguarding arrangements within or outside the MASH

-Immediately report to complete locally where issues require escalation or the case is likely to become subject to press or public interest

-Demonstrate through personal and professional example a commitment to equality of opportunity for all groups of staff and service users and challenge discrimination, racism, sexism and other forms of unjust behaviour

In order to apply for these posts the following are essential requirements:

-Child Protection experience

-Social Work qualification

-Care Council for Wales certificate

-Enhanced DBS disclosure

-Ability to work under pressure and emotional stress effectively

Benefits of working for Randstad Care Cardiff include:

-Dedicated consultant for your assignment

-Local office

-Master Vendor to 8 Local Authorities in South Wales which means you will be the first to find out about new vacancies; ahead of your competition who are registered with alternative agencies

Randstad Care is the UK's largest Health & Social Care specialist recruitment provider. With more than 60 years' experience helping Social Workers find their ideal roles, Randstad Care is ideally positioned to help candidates find their perfect job. If you are interested in this position or to hear of other vacancies Randstad Care Cardiff currently have available, please contact Sarah Leigh at Randstad Care Cardiff today on (Apply online only).

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing