Qualified social worker - Multi Agency Referral Unit

Location Cornwall
Salary £21 - £25 per hour
Be able to work referrals coming into MARU and contribute to the decision regarding threshold, have good written and verbal communication skills to work with a range of professionals and vulnerable families and complete the contact/referral workflow by writing succinct summary of information gleaned and outcome needed.

To work within a busy team and support colleagues in the course of their work and to answer and advise callers to the phoneline and provide advice around cases, other professionals concerns and members of the public calling in to make a referral.

Communication skills, ability to be child focused, good understanding of threshold and safeguarding, written skills in terms of summarising information, providing analysis of information and ability to communicate on the phone in a professional manner at all times are essential as well as experience of at least three years in a front line child protection social work role.