We are looking for an imaginative and inspiring Exploitation and Missing Co-ordinator who is able to develop assessments with a contextual safeguarding approach; and develop the links between the community and the Empower U Hub in tackling the exploitation of young people in Birmingham.
You will join an experienced and multi-agency team, who identify children and young people at risk of exploitation and/or who go missing; and develop disruption plans to address this. You will be working from a contextual safeguarding perspective.
You will have a background in child exploitation / missing children and have a sound understanding of all issues and impact, as well being able to identify and safeguard the vulnerability and risks to children and young people. You will have a degree qualification or equivalent relevant qualification as a social worker.
You will be raising awareness of exploitation and missing issues amongst social workers, family support workers and youth offending workers, as well as contributing to the work with partner agencies in the city to increase professional knowledge around risks to young people from outside of the family. You will be working within a MASH environment as well as Empower U, the exploitation hub.
You will be part of the development towards a community approach and community involvement in this area of work.
This is a unique specialist role within the Trust in a forward thinking innovating service area, if you have any informal queries or require more information about this vacancy please contact either of the Team Managers who manage the post - Karen.N.Brookes@birminghamchildrenstrust.co.uk (07774337274) or Imran.Suddle@birminghamchildrenstrust.co.uk (07912472010)
About Us…..why we are different as a Trust….
We know and understand that being a social worker 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; ‘Golden hello’ and our recently launched Salary Sacrifice 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 social work team and are committed to continuous 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; contact our Recruitment Advisor, Georgina.email@example.com / 07517 590275
Interviews will take place week commencing 21st February 2022