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Children's Social Worker - MASH

Wigan, WN3, UK
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Job Type: Contract, Full Time

Salary: £39/hour

We have a fantastic opportunity for Children's Social Worker in Greater Manchester to join Wigan's Children's First Partnership team. You will manage the first point of contact to ensure the children and families are receiving the right level of support at the right time, and risks to children are priorities and managed by the right service.

This opportunity will be ideal for someone who has experience of managing workloads under pressure, with the ability to meet competing deadlines within a multi-agency setting, whilst displaying effective leadership and management skills.

Fantastic pay opportunity of £39 per hour.


Hybrid working.
Competitive rates of pay.
Weekly pay.
One committed and dedicated point of contact.
An unlimited referrals incentive, giving you a £300 voucher for anyone you refer to us (T&Cs apply).
A full range of free training available.


Manage all new referrals and screening of those referrals alongside information requests.
At the point of referral for assessment this transfers to our Child in Need teams who work closely with the MASH team on a duty rota basis.
MASH is a strong team who thrive to achieve good outcomes for children and want to start off the right way when working with families.
Work closely with multi-agencies a good example of this is our daily multiagency meetings.
Aim to make timely decisions and dip audit on a weekly basis to identify strengths and areas of development.
Together with the team manager you will contribute to the ongoing development of our approach to social work through team development, coaching and audit work.
Also ensuring our screenings are to a high standard, are multi-agency, include the voice of the child and understand their journey, also the voice of parent's / their views and consider any strengths.
Has direct experience of a Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub or skills that are transferable, feels confident in decisions making to safeguard, is open to discussion and aims to manage cumulative need and presenting risk. In addition, is passionate about multi agency working and timely decision making, ensuring the voice of the child and family are heard throughout the work we do, that intervention is offered at the correct level for the family and is passionate about supporting and developing staff to achieve this.


Social Work England registration.
Degree in Social Work plus experience in a relevant field.
Knowledge of theory and practice of care assessment, planning and detailed knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation and its application.
Supervisory skills, as may supervise students, trainees, support staff and volunteers.
Analytic, planning and communication skills.

If you have any further questions, or wish to apply for this role then please contact Jacob on (phone number removed) otherwise Apply Below and I will be in touch soon.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing
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