Mental Health and Autism

 at Milton Keynes Council

Our aim is that there will be ‘no wrong door’ for a family to gain appropriate support.

A little about our team...


MASH is designed to improve safeguarding for children by co-locating key partners (Social Care/Health/Early Intervention/Housing/Adult Social Care) and their data in a secure assessment, research and referral unit which receives and takes timely decisions about notifications of possible risk to children. The purpose of this is to provide a more informed response to assessing risk to children at an earlier stage, including signposting to early intervention services or other appropriate resources.

We're hiring!

We're looking for a Psychology Assistant to join our Mental Health and Autism Team.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to acquire a range of skills and experience in preparation for professional training as a Clinical Psychologist.

Click here to find out more about the role.

Why join us?

MASH was launched in September 2014 and it is proving to be a success. Milton Keynes MASH improves decision making, reduces delay and prevents re-referrals. The MASH applies multi-disciplinary expertise to identify and prioritise children and young people where there is a risk of significant harm and assign them to an appropriate professional/s for assessment. We are always looking for dedicated professionals to join our team and have a list of vacancies available below

Hear from our team

If a career within our team is something you're looking for, we'd love to hear from you. We're always looking for dedicated professionals to help expand our team, and continue providing the best service. 

Click the video below to hear Billy's story about his career with us.  


When you join us you'll be entitled to the following benefits:

Annual Leave
An initial 27 days holiday per year in addition to statutory and public holidays
Local Government Pension Scheme with 19.7% employer contribution
& Wellbeing
Trained Health Champions to signpost and support
Shopping Discounts
Including supermarkets, travel and gym memberships
Work-Life Balance
Flexi time, part time, job share and term time only working options
Training and Support
Access to development courses, coaching, mentoring and support

Interested in working in one of our Social Work teams? You can register your interest to find out more. Alternatively, if you're ready to start your new career with us, click 'Apply Now'.   

“I've managed to complete my masters degrees whilst working full-time thanks to the support of my supervisor and managers”

- Billy, Social Worker

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