Social Worker - MASH Triage Team

Posted 29 July 2022
Salary Up to £32.00 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameKatherine Scoggins

Job description

West Berkshire Council is looking for a Social Worker to join their MASH Triage Team. This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will have worked in a MASH or initial Assessment team before and have good knowledge of what the job entails on a day-to-day basis. As the first point of contact, this position is pivotal to the progression of all cases.

Benefits for you as a MASH Social Worker:

  • Excellent pay rate of £32.00 per hour
  • Non case holding role
  • Structured working hours
  • "Good" Ofsted inspection results
  • A stable contract due to the demand of the service
  • Home and office working hybrid

Your responsibilities as a MASH Social Worker:

  • Ensure that all contacts are signposted or handed over to the appropriate staff and services for efficient action.
  • Receive and handle all initial children social care contacts and queries entering the MASH team via telephone or in written format.
  • Complete initial assessments
  • Report back to Managers to continue supervision and support
  • Work cohesively with other teams within the service to ensure the best outcomes possible

Requirements of you as a MASH Social Worker:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience of MASH work

Location: Newbury, West Berkshire

Umbrella pay rate: £32.00 per hour

PAYE payment options available also

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!