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Senior Social Worker (MARAC)

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Organisation:LCC 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£38,631 

Appointment Type:Fixed Term 

Location:TO BE CONFIRMED, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 8RL 

Reference:AC0723 

Closing date:12 February 2019 at midnight 


PLEASE NOTE THIS POST IS ADVERTISED AS A FIXED TERM POST FOR BOTH INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CANDIDATES

FOR INTERNAL CANDIDATES IF SUCCESSFUL THIS POST COULD ALSO BE CONSIDERED FOR A SECONDMENT
 
Senior Social Work Practitioner for the MARAC Hub
 
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a newly developed MARAC (Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference) Hub, working with high risk cases relating to domestic abuse. The post will be primarily based at a Leicestershire Police Station (this is likely to be Keyham Lane, Leicester), working as part of a multi-agency team which will include the Police, Leicester Partnership Trust, UAVA (United Against Violence and Abuse), Children and Families Services and other NHS agencies. The post will work across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Adult Social Care services, but will be hosted by Leicestershire County Council, who will provide professional supervision for the post holder and learning and development opportunities. 
 
The MARAC Hub will review all referrals relating to high risk domestic abuse incidents in a daily meeting, and then tasks will be assigned out to the appropriate agencies. The successful candidate will be responsible to identifying where there is a role for Adult Social Care, and liaising with Single Point of Contacts for ASC for the three Local Authorities, and may at times be required to undertake community visits to adults identified as being at risk. For further details of the post requirements please refer to the Job Description.
The successful candidate will be a qualified social worker, with significant post qualifying experience of working with people with complex needs and excellent working knowledge of risk assessment and Safeguarding Adults policies and process , including in situations of domestic abuse. They will be confident in the application of Safeguarding thresholds and have a clear working knowledge of other routes to help manage risk where the safeguarding process is not appropriate. The candidate will have experience of working on a multi-agency basis and good understanding of the roles of other agencies within safeguarding enquiries.
 
The successful candidate must have demonstrable knowledge and commitment to the principles of Making Safeguarding Personal, in working with adults in need of safeguarding and keeping their views and wishes central to the safeguarding process.  
 
 
For further information about this post please contact Laura Sanderson on 0116 305 4911.