Social Care

Social Worker - Children's MASH Team

Job description

Archer Resourcing have an excellent opportunity for a Social Worker to join the Children's MASH Team at Peterborough City Council.

As a MASH Social Worker, you will be the first point of contact for all potential safeguarding concerns in relation to children. You will be working in partnership with other agencies to identify risks and needs of children at the earliest possible point, responding with the most effective and joined up actions.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Promoting and safeguarding the wellbeing and interests of children at all times.
  • Managing an independent workload, ensuring legislative requirements are met to a high standard and within required timescales.
  • Thoroughly assess, critically analyse, plan and implement suitable interventions for complex cases.
  • Producing concise, well-structured assessments, plans and reports.
  • Maintaining accurate, up to date, evidence-based records safely and confidentially.
  • Working with children and young people to develop effective relationships.
  • Working in partnership with colleagues and other agencies to deliver accessible and effective services.
  • Being responsible for own professional development keeping pace with national, regional and local policy initiatives, attending training to maintain professional development and ensuring the receipt of regular supervision.
  • Participating in and learning from routine observation, review and auditing activity conducted by the Team Manager and Assistant Team Manager.


  • Social Work Degree or equivalent.
  • Post qualifying experience as a Social Worker, working with children and families.
  • Registration with Social Work England.
  • Current UK driving license and access to a vehicle.
  • Knowledge and experience of applying the statutory framework underpinning Social Work.
  • Ability to gather and assess information to inform judgement in complex situations and in response to challenge, clear reporting and recording analysis.
  • Enhanced DBS. Dated within the last 12 months-on the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.

Working with Archer Resourcing Ltd:

We have been helping all health care professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting efficiently, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, then please call Archer direct on the provided contact details.

Must be eligible be work in the U.K.

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