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Team Manager, North West Central - Assessment & Short-term Intervention Teams

  • Employer: Birmingham Children's Trust
  • Reference: BCT/20/138287
  • Published: Mon 23/11/2020, 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 06/12/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £44,863 - £56,075 (plus possible relocation package up to £8,000 & £3k Incentive Payment - Terms & Conditions will Apply)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: 1 Lancaster Circus, Birmingham, Birmingham

We’re now looking for committed Team Managers to join BCT we have TM vacancies across the city in the ASTI,SG and CIC services. We are looking for people who share our vision of strengthening the services offered to children and their families in Birmingham.

We’re currently delivering on ambitious plans for change, but with supportive management, sensible caseloads and the potential to control your own workload and career progression, it’s a really exciting opportunity.

You will be at the helm of everything our dedicated staff are trying to achieve for Birmingham’s most vulnerable children. The young people referred to us are in urgent need of intervention and support, so you will guide your colleagues to complete thorough assessments of their situation, acting quickly to find suitable measures that will keep them safe. That means you will be making some difficult decisions about children in care, but will do so with the support of interventions and tools we are developing to offer children an opportunity to be the best they can be. You will also be responsible for overseeing the quality of practice and interventions being offered by your staff, so you will supervise their work and maintain the appropriate legal, regulatory and statutory standards.

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR

To succeed in a role of this magnitude, we need someone who has substantial experience and is capable of making tough decisions quickly and efficiently. Quite literally, that means you’ll need to have plenty of experience in a similar environment, having supervised colleagues and successfully promoted a culture of change. With a Diploma in Social Work (or equivalent) under your belt, you will be a Social Work England-registered professional who is confident enough to be fully accountable for the actions of your team. You will therefore work closely with them and with various agency partners to build an innovative team environment in which your staff are inspired and motivated to always achieve more. Good financial management, excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to digest and interpret complex reports are also essential.

LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT

As part of our commitment to ensuring you achieve your full professional capabilities, you’ll benefit from furthering your skills and knowledge with Birmingham’s Career Progression Pathway for Social Workers in Children’s Services and the Trust training programme. Working under the umbrella of the University of Birmingham, this is a mix of current theoretical thinking, evidence based practice and workplace skills – helping you to ensure you’re always on the right career path.

We’re changing the future of children in need. Come to Birmingham to see how we’re ensuring their voices are always heard. It’s the place to do social work.

OUR OFFER

Our offer includes competitive rewards, a generous annual leave package; and our recently launched Salary Sacrifice Car Leasing Scheme; to name a few.  To find out more click HERE

Interviews will take place week commencing 14th December 2020

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  • Team Manager, ASTI - Job Description
  • Team Manager, ASTI - Person Specification
  • Employer: Birmingham Children's Trust
  • Reference: BCT/20/138287
  • Published: Mon 23/11/2020, 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 06/12/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £44,863 - £56,075 (plus possible relocation package up to £8,000 & £3k Incentive Payment - Terms & Conditions will Apply)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: 1 Lancaster Circus, Birmingham, Birmingham

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