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Adult Social Worker - MASH

Employer
Sheffield City Council
Location
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary
Grade 7 - (£35,745 to £39,186) Grade 8 - (£40,221 to £43,421)
Closing date
11 May 2024

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Adult multi-agency safeguarding hub (MASH) is a new approach to safeguarding in Sheffield City Council that brings partners from across statutory organisations closer together to lead on adult safeguarding. The MASH team has been developing this approach over the last 12 months and are now at a stage where we can expand the team and our offer. Our goal is to be a national leader in best practice for safeguarding, delivering person centred outcomes for the people we work with.

We are looking for Social Workers to join a well-structured and organised team. As well as joining a supportive team we also offer a competitive salary, opportunities for training to enhance your skills and potential progression within the team. 

Responsibilities of this role:

  • Deal with new safeguarding concerns that are received by the council, where someone is concerned about the safety or well-being of an adult, or thinks they might be at risk of harm.
  • Within the MASH, information from different agencies will be collated and used to decide what action to take. As a result, the agencies will be able to act quickly in a co-ordinated and consistent way, ensuring that adults at risk are kept safe.
  • The MASH Team constitutes representatives from the City Council, Police, Health, IDVA, Mental health, probation, housing services plus a host of other statutory and voluntary services working together virtually.
  • Good knowledge of safeguarding legislation and principles under the Care Act 2014 is key to this role. Being able to effectively manage a caseload of a high level of complexity is also key, along with knowledge of the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, Making Safeguarding Personal and ensuring effective support to adults with care and support needs is sustained.
  • Good time management, record keeping, and report writing is essential. There is also an expectation to support with duty/screening initial referrals. This will be on a rota basis.

Why Sheffield City Council?

We offer a range of benefits to make your experience with us even more rewarding:

  • Competitive Salary: We value your skills and offer a competitive salary package.
  • Annual Leave Scheme: Enjoy a generous annual leave allowance, providing you with a healthy work-life balance.
  • Excellent Pension Scheme: We prioritize your future financial security and offer an excellent pension scheme.
  • Regular Supervision and Appraisal: We believe in supporting your professional growth. You will receive regular supervision and an annual appraisal to ensure you're on the right track.
  • Learning and Development Opportunities: We are committed to your continuous growth and provide access to regular learning opportunities to expand your knowledge and skills.

To apply and to find out more information please click the Apply Now link below. 

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