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MASH Deputy Team Manager

  • Salary: Up to £34 per hour
  • Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
  • Date posted: 21-10-2019
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00006744_1571669661

Luton Council is looking for a Social Worker experienced in MASH work to be in a children's MASH Deputy Team Manager role based in Luton Police Station. This is a locum role.

The ideal MASH Deputy Team Manager will be a Social Worker who has worked extensively within a MASH team. You will need to demonstrate the ability to swiftly and effectively manage and direct contacts and referrals in line with practice standards to deliver the highest standard of professional practice.

Benefits for you as a MASH Deputy Team Manager:

  • Public transport discount (50% off your seasonal rail card)
  • Local shopping discounts
  • Monthly coffee mornings
  • Flexi work enabling a great work/ life balance
  • Extensive training and support

Your responsibilities as a MASH Deputy Team Manager:

  • To be a team leader, line managing, supporting and coaching a team of six MASH Social Workers
  • Assisting with training and ensuring that standards of customer service are maintained
  • To report back to the MASH Team Manager
  • To work alongside the MASH team - receiving and handling all initial children social care contacts and queries entering the MASH team via telephone or in written format.
  • Work in line with the Local Safeguarding Children's Board Thresholds to prioritise the most vulnerable and at risk and recommend appropriate advice and action, escalating to relevant services
  • Ensuring that all contacts are signposted or handed over to appropriate staff and services for efficient action.

Requirements of you as a MASH Deputy Team Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid HCPC registration
  • Able to work in a pressurised environment
  • At least one year of management experience

    Location: Luton

Salary: £34.00 per hour

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Katherine Scoggins on 0118 948 5555 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details.

If this role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!