Senior Family Support Worker - Birmingham Children's Trust
Recognised by Ofsted as being a ‘Good’ provider of children’s social care, there has never been a more exciting time to join Birmingham Children’s Trust on its development journey.
About the Trust
Working in the Trust gives you the opportunity to acquire a diverse set of professional experiences, and exceptional professional development. You will be part of a team that strives to reach good outcomes for Children and Families in Birmingham.
About the team
The Families Together Service is a city-wide team that are looking for Senior Family Support Workers to join our teams across the service. The teams are established and require motivated senior family support workers who have experience of working with children and families and thrive to achieve good outcomes for Children and Families in Birmingham.
You will require a NVQ level four or equivalent qualification for this role.
You will work within our relationship-based, strengths-orientated, family-led practice model. You will require experience of working in a multi-agency forum as you will lead and work within a multi-disciplinary and professional integrated family support and safeguarding service to provide a timely response to the needs of children, young people and their families, acting in accordance with local policies, procedures and priorities
You will use your professional knowledge and skills to work in partnership with other practitioners and professionals, children, young people and their families. Where appropriate you will coordinate the implementation of a multi-agency plan of interventions.
As a senior family support worker, you will deliver evidenced based interventions to positively effect change that safeguard and promotes the welfare of children and young people.
You will be required to establish a high standard of practice in the Family Together space that provides a timely response to children, young people and their families and achieve family outcomes from the Think Family Criteria.
The role will require you to act as a champion in a specific practice area such as domestic violence, substance abuse on behalf of the team/service delivering workshops and providing advice and support where relevant.
You will be responsible to provide a high standard of case recording that is up to date in accordance with our recording policy.
You will be accountable for maintaining and improving practice and performance in line with professional development targets as agreed with the line manager through supervision.
You will need to be a team player working with colleagues in a range of disciplines, sharing knowledge and providing support and advice to deliver the best possible outcomes for local children and their families.
About Us…..why we are different as a Trust….
We know and understand that working with children and families is hard work and challenging at times, that’s why we reward you with a very attractive employment offer and excellent benefits.
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 up to 35 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and a range of employee benefits.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.
We actively deliver services that are culturally responsive to the needs of the children, parents and carers we work with to deliver equality, diversity and inclusivity in all we do.
If you would like to be part of our passionate and dedicated team and are committed to continuous improvement, then don’t hesitate, and apply today.
Interviews will take place on the 14th 15th and 16th June.
If you need more information about working with us;
Tracey Chalkley firstname.lastname@example.org 07766924515
Caroline Ward email@example.com 07867 469748
Karen Fyffe firstname.lastname@example.org 07823534952
Laura Somerton email@example.com 07585908360
How to Apply
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