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Senior Practitioner - MASH

Employer: Hertfordshire County Council

  • Reference: HCC08513
  • Published on: Tue 11/07/2017 11:25 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 25/07/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £33,437- £37,306 plus £3000 Market Forces (Non-Contractual)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Stevenage

Senior Practitioner
Hertfordshire Children’s Multi-agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)
Based at Farnham House, Stevenage
£33,437- £37,306 plus £3000 Market Forces (Non-Contractual)

The Hertfordshire MASH went live on the 28th July 2015 and brings together Police, Probation, Safeguarding Nurses and Children’s Services staff, working together as a team, to share information and decision making about the best way to safeguard and meet the needs of vulnerable children in Hertfordshire.

The MASH deal with contacts and referrals sent by members of the public and professionals to Children’s Services for a safeguarding response. Where the MASH team consider that the child’s welfare will be better met by early help services, they will ensure referrals get to the most appropriate teams and will inform professional referrers the outcome of their request for a safeguarding assessment.

The role of Senior Practitioner within the MASH is an exciting and unique role, split between supervising Childrens Information and Advice Officers, being a valued part of the Management Team and contributing to the robust decision making required for the fast pace nature of the MASH. You will hold a relevant Social Work Qualifications with post qualifying experience and a proven record of supervising or mentoring staff or students is essential.

Please note that due to the Nature of the MASH this position requires Core Working Hours.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Claire Fitzpatrick, the Team Manager on 01442 453875

Closing Date: 25/07/2017
Interview Date: w/c 31/07/2017

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