Social Worker Dudley SW4731

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: Midlands
  • Role: Rolling temp contract
  • Salary: to £32 per hour
  • Reference: SW4731
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SW Locums are recruiting for a UK experienced senior social worker required to join the Dudley Adult MASH – applicants will be expected to have relevant experience and a thorough understanding of safeguarding under the Care Act.

Minimum of 3 years post qualified UK experience in a similar setting required.

Primarily working from home, the role involves screening safeguarding concerns, gathering information from partner agencies and reaching Care Act compliant threshold decisions.

Part-time workers will be considered where they are able to work the start of the week.


  • To work in the Adult Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (Adult MASH).
  • To ensure appropriate implementation of West Midlands Adult Safeguarding Procedures and of the local Dudley MBC Adult Safeguarding procedures.
  • Highlight and assess risk and reduce/prevent harm or abuse.
  • Ensure the individual is made safe if immediate risk identified.
  • Carry out duty senior function for safeguarding contacts, prioritising and determining the nature of our response.
  • Completion of lateral checks, determination of level of risk and priority of response.
  • Discussion and information gathering with partner agencies.
  • Making referrals and signposting as appropriate.
  • Determining whether the threshold for a enquiry under Section 42 of the care act is met.
  • Attendance at MARAC representing adult care teams.
    Attendance at other meetings where required such as Board sub groups and other information sharing meetings with partners.
  • Contribution to and deputising for Assistant Team Managers in authorising decisions and other duties where required.
  • Arrangement of, and particpation in urgent planning meetings.
  • Undertaking some safeguarding enquiries and monitoring of enquiries being undertaken by partner agencies.
  • Duty visits as directed by Assistant Team Managers.

At SW Locums you will benefit from:

  • Constant support with your own, vastly experienced and knowledgeable consultant.
  • Great rates of pay.
  • No “waffle” straight talking, conscientious and informed advice.
  • Fastest and accurate payments available.
  • Contact available 24/7.
  • Access to exclusive vacancies nationwide.
  • Free DBS and compliance service.
  • Access to on-going training opportunities.
  • Industry leading “Refer a Friend” and “Find your own job” bonus scheme offering up to £500 for successfully placed referrals.*
SW Locums follow the government guidelines on ensuring safety of all during the risk of Covid-19.
* Terms and conditions apply to our bonus scheme.