Researcher (MASH Safeguarding Unit)

  • Location
    Colwyn Bay, Conwy
  • Salary
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

Adecco are proud to be recruiting on behalf of North Wales Police for a Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) Researcher.

You will be responsible for making decisions in respect of safeguarding activities that are required to be undertaken, ensuring the organisations statutory safeguarding responsibilities are met. To allocate cases to other appropriate units/teams for further action, or retain ownership in order to progress further lines of enquiry, ensuring all parties are fully updated and aware of current proceedings.


  • Research, evaluate and risk-assess referrals received from internal staff and/or external statutory agencies in relation to vulnerable people. This will include the creation of Occurrences and the respective linking of individuals involved on Niche.

  • Make timely and informed professional decisions to share police information with other statutory agencies, ensuring all decisions are documented on Niche

  • Identify and redact (where appropriate) information from internal referrals to facilitate sharing with partner agencies, complying with data protection, GDPR and management of police information.

  • Assess risk and escalate to supervisors when appropriate.

Skills required:

  • Proven experience of handling information of a confidential, sensitive and personal nature

  • Proven experience of researching, analysing and assessing information in order to identify and manage risk

  • Experience in successful working relationships both internally and with external statutory and voluntary agencies

  • NVQ level 3, or equivalent qualification, in Administration or related subject, and/or an equivalent amount of proven relevant experience

Role is subject to successful police background check.

This is a temporary assignment for 12 months, based in Colwyn Bay.

Please call Adecco Chester for further details on 01244346674

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Please apply with your CV to: Francesca Williams