An exciting 12 months fixed term contract post has arisen for a Qualified Social Worker to join the 2017 LGC Partnership of the Year Award Winning, Multi Agency Screening Team (MAST) based at County Hall, Northallerton.

MAST is crucial in consistently screening all contacts to North Yorkshire’s Children’s Families Service using Signs of Safety model (Turnell and Edwards 1999) a strength based solution focused approach, ensuring the right service is allocated to families at the right time. MAST is vital in reviewing, analysing and decision making in situations including domestic violence and Child Exploitation all screened within Daily Meetings.

Application deadline 21st March 2018
Job reference 1718675
Job location North Yorkshire
Hours per-week 37 hours per week
Salary £27,668 - £32,486


MAST is a multiagency team, consisting of social work managers, social workers, prevention managers, business support, North Yorkshire Police and HDFT safeguarding nurse. The social worker is vital in contributing to the screening meetings, decision making, carrying out tasks within tight timescales ensuring regular communication with agencies, families and referrers.

The successful applicant will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, excel in gathering, assessing and analysing information and be confident using IT systems. The successful applicants will have an understanding of Signs of Safety model and you will be expected to drive this across other agencies. The successful applicant will thrive in a fast paced work environment and enjoy working within a multiagency team.

The majority of the work is office based however there are regular opportunities to ensure professional development is kept up to date. We are supported with modern technology and accessibility to enable flexibility and agility with working from other work bases centred on the needs of our customers and the achievement of visible leadership.

If you would like to join our highly regarded children’s service we would like to hear from you!

Informal enquiries call Jess Markwart 01609798430.

Interviews: 28th March 2018

How to apply

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