Service Care Solutions Ltd
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MASH Officer

Integrated Front Door Support Officer


Start date: ASAP


Contract length: Initially 3 months


Hours per week: 37 hours per week


Rate of pay: £17ltd per hour


West Sussex County Council are looking for a highly skilled IFD Support Officer to join their team in Horsham.

The successful candidate will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team including police, health, education and social workers.

As an Integrated Front Door (IFD) Support Officer, you will be the access point to Children's Social Care in West Sussex.


Responsibilities:



  • Undertake an initial review of all contact made to the local authority for a request for service for a child or young person

  • Make an initial recommendation utilizing the West Sussex Levels of Need

  • Gather information to inform decisions about the level of need for a child or young person into Children's social care

  • Provide a recommendation for the appropriate outcomes

  • Ensure that practice is compliant with statutory responsibilities and that the child or young person is not at immediate risk of harm

  • Regular contact with people who access or need the service who may present challenging behaviors, and/or subject matter which may be distressing


Requirements:



  • Experience working with vulnerable individuals and families or those with complex problems

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment



Qualifications:



  • GCSE English and Maths (Grades 9-4 or A-C), or equivalent qualification or
    experience operating at this level of literacy and numeracy


How to Apply:


If you are interested in this IFD Support Officer position, please submit your CV or email erin.webbe@servicecare.org.uk