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Information for ISWs

At Mark Hatter Associates, we pride ourselves on the high quality of work we undertake and the team we have in place. Our recruitment and selection processes are rigorous and ensure that our Independent Social Workers meet the highest of standards in terms of experience, compliance, quality assurance and commitment.

In order to register as an Independent Social Worker with Mark Hatter Associates, you will need:

  1. 3 Years experience of working as an ISW (or experience of completing Form-F Assessments).

  2. Relevant qualifications (Degree certificate/ qualification relevant to the role eg. Health and Social Care L2/3 certificates, Safeguarding, CSE, BA etc.).

  3. Proof of ID. This can be your Passport or Birth Certificate. If a Visa or Residence Permit, this must show your right to work in the UK.

  4. Proof of home address x 2. This could be a utility bill or bank statement (dated within the last 3 months). Please note that if you drive we would also request a copy of your photo card driving license (front and reverse) and this can serve as one proof of address).

  5. Certificate of Public Liability Insurance (to the sum of £1 million).

  6. Certificate of Professional Liability Insurance (to the sum of £5 million).

  7. Professional reference contact details (covering the last 5 years and including name, position and email address). Please note that we will not initiate contact with any named referees prior to first asking your permission to do so.

  8. Proof of current, enhanced DBS certification. This can either be the paper copy of your certificate or online access to your enhanced DBS information if you have subscribed to the automatic update service.

Please contact if you believe you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for a position as an Independent Social Worker with Mark Hatter Associates, and we will be in touch.

If you have any queries in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact us and we look forward to speaking with you soon.

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