MASH Support Officer

Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH), West Berkshire
TVP Broad Band 3F
Band 3F, circa £24,182 per annum, plus 3% shift allowance. Progression based on performance, plus benefits
Full Time

In this interesting role you will review all domestic abuse incidents involving children and prioritise information sharing protocols according to risk with partner agencies and set flags as appropriate. In addition you will research and analyse information recorded on police systems and provide confidential written reports to Social Services for adult and child protection purposes. In addition you will quality assure domestic abuse risk assessments, complete a written risk assessment or summary and make appropriate referrals to partner agencies. 

Proven experience of inter-agency partnership working with an understanding of child and/or adult protection is desirable along with excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to forge positive relationships at all levels of the organisation. In addition, it is essential that you have the confidence to evaluate sensitive and confidential information and make decisions in a high pressure environment where accuracy is vital.  

Hours of work: six week rotating shift pattern between the hours of 0700 and 1600 and one weekend in six. The MASH Office is located in Newbury Social Services Department, West Point House. 

Along with all other posts in Force Crime, Intelligence and Specialist Operations Departments, this role will require an enhanced level of vetting. 

If you have any queries please contact People Services Recruitment Department on 0845 2 66 66 77 (internal 301 6500) quoting reference 16005. 

The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 4th August 2019.


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All posts require a level of Police Vetting as per the National Vetting Code of Practice. The residency requirement is necessary to enable all applicants to be checked in an equitable manner. Thames Valley Police will allow applicants to apply who do not necessarily reach the criteria as long as they have proven UK residency and supporting evidence where necessary. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

Thames Valley Police serves diverse communities; to truly reflect this, we are keen to recruit people from Black, Asian and other minority backgrounds. We value the knowledge and experiences that individuals bring from different cultures and welcome any contributions that can enhance the services we deliver to the public.

We believe in investing in all of our people, and run tailored Positive Action Initiatives to support our colleagues from underrepresented backgrounds in their personal and professional development, ensuring everyone has a level playing field to succeed, progress and feel fulfilled in their careers.

We will consider applications from flexible workers and look for job share opportunities where possible.

This opportunity is closed to applications.