Family Support Worker - MASH
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/04/2021 22:59
£25,991 - £28,672 per annum
Hours per week:
37 Hours per week
Social Care - Children Service
Newcastle upon Tyne
Do you have a passion for working with children and young people? Are you motivated to achieve the best outcomes for children and families? Do you want to be part of a critical and dynamic service?
We are looking for two exceptional people to join our fast-paced Multi-agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) within our Initial Response Service. The MASH is integral to Children’s Social Care, providing our first response to contact and enquiries about child safeguarding and protection concerns.
To succeed as a Family Support Worker within the MASH, you must be confident working with people – from families to professionals - to gather information and support decision making. Supporting our work with families to achieve positive outcomes you will be expected to demonstrate excellent communication and IT skills and have the ability to prioritise and manage your workload in an extremely busy working environment.
A solution focused person, you must have knowledge and understanding of children’s social care thresholds and an understanding of social work interventions. You will also have knowledge and understanding of child development, parenting capacity, and other factors that impact the safety of children and young people.
If you want to find out more about the role you can speak with our Principal Advisor Kim Brown on 0191 2772500
We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.
As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.
Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk
This job is closed for applications.