Our vision and focus is to place children and young people at the heart of everything we do and ensure they have positive experiences and outcomes.
Birmingham Childrens Trust Fostering Agency has a National and Regional presence and is the biggest children’s provider in Europe.
We are seeking to recruit a Senior Practitioner to support the Team Manager in driving forward the fostering agency plans and priorities within one of the fostering support teams. We are looking for candidates who are dynamic and passionate, want an opportunity for a fresh challenge in supporting the agency to provide high quality fostering placements for our Children and Young People In Care. You will be working in a part of the Fostering Service, which plays a key role in the support and services for foster carers and children, and would require various skills and experience to engage and communicate with children and carers and have an understanding of safeguarding, support and regulatory requirements of the fostering agency.
For this role you would need to be a professionally qualified social worker, registered with SW England who have demonstrable post qualification experience of working with children and young people, safeguarding and fostering. The role and duties also includes managing a small case load; as well as providing technical and professional expertise, participating in out of hours and duty, mentoring and quality assurance to less experienced colleagues. You will also support the Team Manager in the day-to-day running of the team.
In return for this we offer a supportive team environment, with regular supervision, access to training and shared learning. This is in addition to the wider range of benefits available to Birmingham Childrens Trust employees including:
Our offer includes competitive rewards, a generous annual leave package; and our recently launched a Salary Sacrifice Car Leasing Scheme; to name a few. To find out more click HERE