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Experienced Childrens Social Workers - Multi Agency Safeguarding (MASH)

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West Sussex

West Sussex County Council

Permanent

from £27,863 to £39,001 (Rising To £41,296 October 2018)

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Salary from £27,863 to £39,001 (Rising To £41,296 October 2018) Permanent Full-Time & Part-Time Based in Horsham Posts may be eligible for relocation allowance subject to conditions Subject to an enhanced DBS check, HCPC registration, References, Driving Licence & Health Check

With you, with the child…Every step of the way We’re working together as one professional team, in an environment based on high challenge and high support, creating more positive outcomes for the children and families in our care. As a leadership team we will stand at your side, supporting you every step of the way As a service there is a real sense of child focus practice every one working together to safeguard children and young people promoting the right service at the right time here within West Sussex – Service Manager As the first point of contact with children and families, our social workers can influence their entire journeys. As a fast moving service everyone has a voice in relation to the development of the service and how everyone can make a difference to delivering the best outcomes for children and families. Here at MASH we continue to develop practice and build strong relationships with a wide range of partner agencies, including police, health and housing professionals, who are co-located and working together to ensure the best outcomes for children and young people. About the Role It goes without saying that you will play an essential part in delivery of service, you will play an essential part in children’s and young people’s journey here at West Sussex. You will make sure that children and young people right across West Sussex are safeguarded and protected – promoting positive outcomes for their long term needs and journey in life. You will need to share our dedication and commitment to improving Children and Young People’s lives and have the ability to make appropriate decisions with a clear analytical rational in a timely manner. We will ensure that you have support and guidance you need to deliver. What we offer We have just completed a pay review and now offer a market supplement to competitive ensure a competitive basic salary. We know it’s not all about money though, so we also offer:

  • A dynamic and responsive service – with opportunities to showcase talent and passion for quality work with children and families.
  • Small teams groups of social workers, managed by a Practice Manager, supported by Advanced Practitioners
  • Group supervision and peer learning, supported by the Principle Social Worker CIN specialist roles within the assessment team allowing focus on these most vulnerable children.
  • Opportunities for CPD and training, with continued focus on developing the range of training for all roles and highlighting team members’ strengths and sharing of knowledge and skills.

Next Steps If you would like to talk to someone about this role contact: Gill Till. To apply upload your CV and covering letter explaining what makes you a great Social Worker and the skills you can bring to the role.

Where you are submitting a CV as your application, the following information is mandatory: All employment and precise dates must be included. (Any gaps must be explained if you are selected for interview)

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