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MASH Officer

Job Description

Integrated Front Door Support Officer

Start date: ASAP

Contract length: Initially 3 months

Hours per week: 37 hours per week

Rate of pay: £17ltd per hour

West Sussex County Council are looking for a highly skilled IFD Support Officer to join their team in Horsham. The successful candidate will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team including police, health, education and social workers. As an Integrated Front Door (IFD) Support Officer, you will be the access point to Children's Social Care in West Sussex.


  • Undertake an initial review of all contact made to the local authority for a request for service for a child or young person
  • Make an initial recommendation utilizing the West Sussex Levels of Need
  • Gather information to inform decisions about the level of need for a child or young person into Children's social care
  • Provide a recommendation for the appropriate outcomes
  • Ensure that practice is compliant with statutory responsibilities and that the child or young person is not at immediate risk of harm
  • Regular contact with people who access or need the service who may present challenging behaviors, and/or subject matter which may be distressing


  • Experience working with vulnerable individuals and families or those with complex problems
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment


  • GCSE English and Maths (Grades 9-4 or A-C), or equivalent qualification or
    experience operating at this level of literacy and numeracy

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this IFD Support Officer position, please submit your CV or email