Education Safeguarding MASH Co-ordinator

Job Type:
Job Sector:
West Midlands
Coventry, Broadgate House
£31,371 to £37,849 per annum
Salary Description:
£31371 - £37849
Coventry City Council
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The Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) is the front door for access to statutory services.  When a safeguarding referral is received, partners from key agencies work quickly to gather and analyse information to expedite threshold decisions that safeguard children, young people and families quickly and effectively.

The MASH Team is formed by the following agencies coming together:

Children Services including Early Help (social care)
Health and;

The team is also supported by the Probation and Youth Offending Team

The MASH provides a vital role in ensuring that families that need support receive it through the consistent application of threshold criteria. The successful candidate will have an education background, which includes a sound understanding of KCSIE.  You will need to be able to work as part of a fast pace team and will have a collaborative work ethic.
What is the job role?Coventry City Council’s Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) is seeking to recruit a dynamic, experienced and highly skilled Education Coordinator to contribute to the delivery of an outstanding service to children and their families.

This is a great opportunity to experience working in a busy, multi-agency environment that focuses on providing good quality advice to ensure that families receive appropriate support.

This is a three day job share post, Grade 7 (salary displayed will be pro-rata)

For full details please see the job Description and Person Specification.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Who are we looking for?If you are passionate about safeguarding children and young people, are resilient with strong analytical skills and have a working knowledge and understanding of safeguarding in schools we would welcome your application.

For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled 'Coventry City Council Application Process'

All attachments for the job can be found here

Interview dates: 17 September 2020
Introduction to Coventry City CouncilCoventry is a lively, multicultural city, which embraces old and new. Around the modern city centre there are traces of history everywhere – in the old city walls, the timber-framed buildings and the reconstructed medieval Spon Street. But Coventry has always had an eye on the future, and is now firmly focused on regenerating and re-inventing itself to meet the challenges of the 21st Century. With major developments and new projects taking place right across the city, Coventry City Council is the place to be!
There's a huge buzz about the city – Coventry ranks as the 8th best city to live, work and do business in the UK, and is the UK City of Culture 2021 ! We believe this will help put Coventry on the map for all the right reasons. You can feel the sense of local pride throughout the city as we build towards this momentous year. It also offers a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to those joining us to play their part in it.
We genuinely believe that Coventry City Council is a special place. You will be joining Coventry City Council during an exciting time to become part of a team that contribute to achieving our visions for the city. We have made our council a place where we look after our people, making sure you're happy in your work and given everything you need to succeed. We've created friendly, welcoming workplaces where everyone is working towards the same cause, providing the best possible services for the city of Coventry.
As a council with improvement at its heart, we’re committed to making life better for the people who live and work in Coventry. We’re equally concerned with the quality of life enjoyed by our people, so by joining us, you won’t just be helping the community, you’ll be helping yourself too.
Not only do you get to work alongside great people that are helping to improve services for our community we offer great benefits too! For your valued contribution we will provide a fantastic benefits package including;

Flexible working arrangements
Generous annual leave allowance starting at 27 days and rising to 32 days
Pay progression through multiple increments
Outstanding local government pension scheme
Learning & Development with access to certified courses.
Access to an award winning Occupational Health Team
Vibrant employee networks 

Contact Details:
Coventry City Council
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Resourcing Team (AC)

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