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Social Worker - Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub

Social Worker - Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub

Posted 11 April by Ackerman Pierce
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Ackerman Pierce is currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Social Worker to join the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) Team at Wakefield Council. This exciting opportunity offers an hourly rate ranging from £35 to £40 and is offered through Ackerman Pierce agency.

Position: Social Worker - Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) Team
Location: Wakefield
Hourly Rate: £35 - £40

About Ackerman Pierce:
Ackerman Pierce is a leading provider of social care professionals to local authorities and private sector organizations nationwide. We are committed to supporting vulnerable individuals and families through high-quality services and dedicated professionals.

Role Overview:
As a Social Worker in the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) Team, you will play a vital role in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in Wakefield. Working within a dynamic and supportive team, you will assess and respond to concerns about the welfare and safety of children, coordinating multi-agency responses to ensure timely and effective interventions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Receive and triage referrals from professionals and members of the public, assessing the level of risk and need for intervention.
  • Conduct thorough assessments of children and families, gathering information from multiple sources to inform decision-making.
  • Work collaboratively with partner agencies, including police, health, and education professionals, to share information and coordinate responses.
  • Provide advice and guidance to professionals and members of the public on safeguarding issues and procedures.
  • Develop and implement child protection plans and support packages, ensuring the involvement of children, families, and relevant professionals.
  • Represent the MASH Team at multi-agency meetings and case conferences, contributing to the development of integrated plans and strategies.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all assessments, interventions, and decisions, in accordance with statutory requirements and organizational policies.


  • Qualified Social Worker with relevant professional registration (HCPC).
  • Previous experience working in a statutory social work setting, ideally within a MASH or similar multi-agency team.
  • Strong assessment and decision-making skills, with the ability to analyze complex information and make evidence-based recommendations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage effectively with children, families, and professionals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, guidance, and best practice frameworks relating to child protection and safeguarding.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and adherence to professional standards and codes of practice.

How to Apply:
If you are passionate about safeguarding children and young people and meet the requirements outlined above, we would love to hear from you. To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role

Jamie -

Reference: 52459539

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