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Team Manager - Children in Care - South
  • Employer: Birmingham Children's Trust
  • Reference: BCT/22/197359
  • Published: Wed 25/05/2022, 15:10 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 24/06/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.5 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary up to £59,456 (This is made up of a basic salary with a retention payment of £2400 per annum, additionally there is an incentive payment of £3,000 & Relocation Package of up to £8,000 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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Team Manager - Children in Care - South

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 Birmingham Children’s Trust. 

We are looking for a driven and forward-thinking Team Manager to join our Children in Care Service in the South of Birmingham.

In the Children In Care Service we work closely with our colleagues across the Trust and have access to key resources, specialist social care services and robust multi-agency partnership working to assist us in achieving the most positive outcomes.  

You’ll play a lead role in ensuring that your team leads the way on achieving consistently good quality practice and performance and 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. In return you will receive regular, consistent supervision and a personal and professional development offer that supports your ongoing learning and growth.

About you….

This is a key managerial role in our organisation, so naturally we’re looking for experience of leading and managing diverse social work teams, as well as a background previously working with children in care, statutory bodies and voluntary agencies.

You will have a strong background in safeguarding, care planning and looked after children, with confidence in the legal process and framework within this service.

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

Please call us at any time, if you need more information about the role or about working for us; email or ring Head of Service Alison O'Connor. Alison.O’Connor@birminghamchildrenstrust.co.uk / 07912479757 

Interviews will be held on week beginning 11th July 2022

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.