Newcastle upon Tyne
Social Worker (MASH)
THIS IS A CATEGORY "E" POST.
Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise
£32,878 - £36,876 per annum, pro rata
37 hours per week
We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, highly motivated progressed Social Worker who is interested in joining our well-established and highly regarded Safeguarding Adults team. The post is based within our Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) which provides a co-ordinated approach to managing safeguarding concerns for adults at risk within Newcastle.
The duties of the post include:
Multi-agency work and close partnership work with Service Users, Carers and other Professionals
Managing Safeguarding referrals to timescales and in accordance with Newcastle City Council Safeguarding procedures.
Knowledge and experience in working in an adult social care context.
Successful candidates will have:
Excellent communication and risk management skills and a sound understanding of the relevant statutory frameworks, and evidence-based practice.
Ability to work as an individual and within a busy multi-disciplinary team.
Ability to be flexible, self-motivated and resilient
Ability to deal with a high volume of referrals daily basis
You will need to have a commitment to Safeguarding Adults at Risk and to Making Safeguarding Personal.
You must have a relevant Social Work qualification such as Degree in Social Work, DipSW, CQSW, CSS or equivalent and are current HCPC registration and preferably be a trained BIA.Professional support, supervision and appraisal will be provided by one of the Safeguarding Adults Managers.
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.
For an informal discussion, please contact either Kerry Cooke or Julie Brown, Safeguarding Adults Managers on 0191 278 8156.
Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.
14 November 2019