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Senior Practitioner for Connected Persons and SGO Support Team - Fostering

  • Employer: Birmingham Children's Trust
  • Reference: BCT/21/150425
  • Published: Fri 07/05/2021, 10:25 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 11/06/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.5 hours
  • Salary: £35,745 - £43,857 (Plus a relocation package of up to £8,000 & Incentive Payment of £3,000. Terms & conditions will apply).
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: 1 Lancaster Circus, Birmingham, Birmingham

Are you ready to take your next step to social work management?

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen within our Fostering Service working as a Senior Practitioner within the Connected Persons and SGO Support Team. We are looking for an experienced professional who has ambition that matches ours, to join us at this exciting moment, to be part of the Trust’s journey and help take us to the next level.

We are committed to keeping children within their family networks when it is no longer possible to live with their birth parents. To achieve this, we are looking for highly skilled senior practitioner with exceptional assessment skills, to come and join our us to ensure that our children receive the highest quality family based care with extended family.

About you....

Are you passionate about making a difference, committed to children achieving good outcomes whilst living with their extended family or friends with an energetic can-do will do approach then this may be the role for you?

We are looking for an experienced senior practitioner with strong analytical and written skills, who are skilled in completing timely concise robust court ready Connected Persons and SGO assessments specifically and oversee and quality assure the work of others. You will be confident in presenting reports to both court and fostering panels.

You will have a high level of interpersonal relationship-based skills, with an ability to work effectively with colleagues, partners, children and foster carers, whilst providing appropriate measures to ensure that the child always remains and the centre of our planning and practice.

Within this role you will be supervising Social Workers with mixed experience levels, lead on ensuring best practice, learning and research is part of the learning team culture and deputise for the Team Manager.

If you are innovative, positive, dedicated and able to embrace change and challenges whilst seeking new developmental opportunities and that stepping stone to management, we would invite you to join our team.

About us....

You will be part of a very supportive, dynamic, expanding team, contributing to our service and the wider Trust commitment on our improvement journey to ‘Good’. 

You will:

  • be part of a positive, supportive, ‘can-do’ improving service
  • receive regular support and supervision
  • have access to excellent training and development opportunities
  • receive opportunities to contribute to our service improvement journey

To find out more about the Trust click HERE

To find out more about our exceptional offer, rewards and benefit scheme click HERE

To find out more about Birmingham as a place to live click HERE

For all informal enquiries, please contact: 

Alison O'Connor – Head of Service:   Alison.O'Connor@birminghamchildrenstrust.co.uk / 07912470757

or Kim Smith–Assistant Head of Service: kim.x.smith@birminghamchildrenstrust.co.uk / 07885235369

If you would like to speak to a team member, please contact Danielle Grandison, Senior social worker - Danielle.Grandison@birminghamchildrenstrust.co.uk / 07892786400

Interviews will be held w/c 14/6/21 and 21/6/21.

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  • Employer: Birmingham Children's Trust
  • Reference: BCT/21/150425
  • Published: Fri 07/05/2021, 10:25 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 11/06/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.5 hours
  • Salary: £35,745 - £43,857 (Plus a relocation package of up to £8,000 & Incentive Payment of £3,000. Terms & conditions will apply).
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: 1 Lancaster Circus, Birmingham, Birmingham

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