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Senior Practitioner, Disabled Children Social Care
  • Employer: Birmingham Children's Trust
  • Reference: BCT/21/152729
  • Published: Tue 25/05/2021, 12:35 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 04/07/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £35,745 - £43,857 (+ incentive payment of £3,000 subject to tax and NI deductions - T's & C's will Apply)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: 1 Lancaster Circus, Birmingham, Birmingham

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Senior Practitioner, Disabled Children Social Care

Do you want to be part of a dynamic frontline service and take a lead in shaping a positive future for Birmingham’s children and young people?

About us

Through the multi-agency Children’s First Project, our Disability Children’s Social Care team are currently re-designing and re-shaping their service. Over the next and forthcoming months, we will be improving our delivery model to ensure that we can consistently offer creative packages of support and care to the children and families who access our service.

We are listening and engaging with our communities and our workforce.  As a result, we are implementing new delivery models, with partnership working strengthening our offer.

We would like forward thinking social work professionals to join our service to safeguard and protect our children and young people in Birmingham delivering improved measurable outcomes.

The work is varied and challenging and encompasses work with children in need to those children in care and everything in between.

About you

We are looking for an experienced children’s services Senior Practitioner,  with a proven track record in safeguarding, who can undertake complex case management and exceptional quality assessments in a timely accurate manner, with a child centered approach.

You will be confident in consistent high-quality service delivery where you demonstrate and improve outcomes for our children and young people, with your skills at supporting a culture of excellence and good practice in an inclusive environment.

You will have previous experience of supervising and mentoring newly qualified social workers and students within the team and ensure effective and encouraging collaborative case-work in a high pressurised working environment.

You will be able to form, develop and maintain strong professional internal and external relationships and engage in multi-agency partnership working with education and health, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills on all levels.

For informal enquiries, please contact Alison Montgomery, Interim Assistant Director, Disability Children’s Social Care Alison.Montgomery@birminghamchildrenstrust.co.uk or on 07516 031636.