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Research Assistant, MASH team

Full time


Salary from £23,802 to £26,805

Role profile


Barnet is one of the most diverse boroughs in London which provides opportunities and challenges that are rewarding, both professionally and personally. We are focused on making Barnet an even better place to live for all families; we call this ambition “Family Friendly Barnet”. At the heart of this vision is our aim of helping families, children and young people to become resilient so they can thrive and achieve.

This is an exciting opportunity for a bright, dynamic and ambitious person to join Barnet Council as a Research Assistant in our MASH team.
Barnet’s Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) operates as a single ‘front door’ for Children & Young People’s Services, the service co-locates a wide range of key agencies and social work professionals who work together to share information and assess risk to ensure that children receive the help they need swiftly.

As a research Assistant you will provide efficient and robust administrative support and research to assist in the timely processing of information gathered from the multi-agency partnership so that they are equipped to make decisions about the services children need to safeguard their welfare or meet their identified needs.

Under the supervision of the Lead Administrator you will be adept in navigating a range of client based data systems and robustly scrutinise information held preparing information rapidly in a chronological format to assist in the timely and efficient processing of referrals and decisions within the MASH. You will play a key role in supporting the development of the service and contributing to the overall effectiveness of referral and support mechanisms for services to children in Barnet.

Please include a Personal Statement where you describe and evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the role.

Closing date 17 June. Interviews will take place during the week commencing 25 June. In case you have not heard from us by then you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.



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