Social Work Assistant (Safeguarding)
graduate job
Expires10 days

Social Work Assistant (Safeguarding)

Job description

Looking for a new challenge? MASH ((Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub), the front door to Cardiff Children’s Services may be for you. Fast paced, we are looking for someone to join this very busy team, co-located in Cardiff Bay Police Station.

Cardiff is a vibrant multi-cultural city and this is reflected in the many issues referred to the service. As a worker in the MASH you could be involved in discussions with various professionals including social workers, police, health and education.

You will work as a member of the MASH team, providing appropriate information and advice to professionals making a child safeguarding referral; signposting callers to other agencies as appropriate, dealing with telephone enquiries, emails and other methods of contact.

You will provide administrative support to the MASH team, including information gathering and sharing with professionals in a number of forums.

This is an exciting time to be joining the team as children’s services have adopted the signs of safety model for working with families.

This post is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced checks.

Safeguarding and child protection are key priorities for the council. We aim to support children and vulnerable adults to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. Our services and schools are committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable adults, and will take action to safeguard their well-being, and acknowledge that children and vulnerable adults have a right to protection. This is supported in the general ethos of the Council and all schools.

This vacancy is suitable for post share.

We welcome applications in both English and Welsh. Applications received in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than English applications.

What we are looking for

Accepted degree subjects

Any

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 29/06/2018

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Closing date: 29/06/2018

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Additional job details

LocationCardiff
Salary

£20,541 - £23,866

ContractPermanent
Working hoursFull-time

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