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Qualified Social Worker - C&F MASH Islington Council

Qualified Social Worker - C&F MASH Islington Council

  • Location

    Islington, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35 - £36 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Holden

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    Ben - MASH_1652794047

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


Islington Council are looking for a Qualified Social Worker to join their Children's MASH team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

In order to achieve good outcomes for children and their families, Children's Services Contact Team (CSCT) social workers are responsible for the following:

  • Making transparent, evidence based threshold recommendations on incoming contacts
  • Ensuring wherever possible that information is collected, recommendations are made and actions taken within agreed timescales and according to the level of risk identified
  • Undertaking further enquiries, including MASH checks, on cases where threshold is not clearly met at the outset and to recommend the appropriate level of service to offer children and families within the specified timeframes of the MASH
  • Ensuring that when information is shared within MASH on a confidential basis, that the agreed process is followed to make sure that access to the information is restricted to MASH professionals
  • Ensuring that issues of consent are appropriately considered within all aspects of work
  • Recording work concisely and accurately on the Early Help Module IT system within agreed timeframes
  • Taking referrals and giving advice to members of the public and professionals making contact with CSCT
  • Ensuring that the referrers and contributing agencies are kept informed of progress and of the referral outcome
  • Developing and maintaining knowledge of local services and signposting members of the public and professionals to other appropriate services effectively and appropriately