Looking for a managerial role with a difference?
Are you looking to build on your management experience and excel in your leadership in an inclusive, stable and supportive team environment? Then we will give you the opportunity to achieve this within our Trust.
We are looking for driven and forward-thinking Team Managers to join us in one of our frontline teams within Safeguarding, ASTI (Assessment and Short Term Intervention) or Children in Care. We are proud of our stable and secure leadership and management team, dedicated and passionate workforce and our consistent low caseloads. In this role you will have the opportunity to join us in our exciting new road to improved practice performance, we never sit back due to our creative and innovative approach.
We have experienced and knowledgeable teams across our workforce, access to key resources, specialist social care services and robust multi-agency partnership working to assist you in achieving the most positive outcomes. Because we’re focused on children and young people’s safeguarding and wellbeing and nothing else, you’ll be free to do the same.
You’ll play a lead role in ensuring that your team leads the way on consistent good quality practice and performance, your decision-making skills will reflect our relationship-based, trauma informed practice model. You will provide your team with mentoring and professional support and advice, sharing your wealth of social work knowledge of legislation, process and case management.
Natalie Hardware-Payne, Team Manager in one of our South Safeguarding Team’s says of the Trust:
‘I continue to work with Birmingham Children’s Trust as a TM because of the level of support you receive and colleagues are always will to support each other, taking on challenges are never achieved or faced alone.’
This is a key managerial role in our organisation, so naturally we’re looking for extensive experience of leading and managing diverse social work teams, as well as a background previously working with vulnerable children, families, statutory bodies and voluntary agencies preferably within Safeguarding, ASTI or Children in Care.
You must hold a recognised social work qualification and have current active registration with Social Work England.
Your qualifications will be complemented by your exceptional skillset – including maintaining positive relationships, effective communication, sound concise judgement, analytical thinking, teamwork and inclusivity in your approach.
About Us…..why we are different as a Trust….
We know and understand that working in social care is hard work and challenging at times, that’s why we reward you with a very attractive employment offer.
Alongside regular supervision, access to training and shared learning, mental health and well-being support, we offer a wider range of benefits available including competitive rewards and pension, a generous annual leave package with 29 days leave plus bank holidays; Car Leasing Scheme; to name a few. To find out more click HERE
If you would like to be part of our passionate and dedicated Children’s Trust and are committed to continuous and innovative practice improvement, then don’t hesitate and apply today.
Please call us at any time, if you need more information about the role or about working for us; email our Social Work Recruitment Advisor -
If you would like to speak a peer, - Team Manager, Natalie Hardware-Payne about what it’s like to work within the Trust and Birmingham, please contact her directly –
Interviews will be held remotely week commencing 9th August 2021