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Assessment and Intervention Service

Assessment and Intervention Teams

As a member of the Assessment and Intervention teams you will be working with children from pre-birth to 18, in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

Both teams are supported by strong management, regular supervision and a culture of learning and development, with opportunities to access a range of training activities. Staffed by service managers, team managers, social workers and family support workers.

Assessment team

Working in the Assessment team provides opportunities to experience a broad range of social work practice. These include:

  • Undertaking Child and Family Assessments
  • The completion of Section 47/child protection processes

Intervention team

Working in the Intervention team also provides a broad range of social work practise. These include:

  • The provision of a child in need offer through intensive direct work
  • Involvement in private law proceedings (section 7 and Special Guardianship reports

Both teams:

  • The accommodation of children using Looked After Children processes
  • The initiation of care proceedings using the Public Law Outline in emergency situations

All referrals go to our Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

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