Senior Social Workers - City Wide Vacancies
  • Employer: Birmingham Children's Trust
  • Reference: BCT/23/240692
  • Published: Wed 17/05/2023, 11:20 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 12/06/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.5 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary up to £51,549 (salary includes retention payment of £5,000 per annum). Plus, we offer an incentive payment of £1,000 (subject to Tax & NI deductions); & a Relocation Package of up to £8,000. Terms & Conditions will apply).
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: 1 Lancaster Circus, Birmingham, Birmingham

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Senior Social Workers - City Wide Vacancies

Birmingham Children’s Trust continues to go from strength to strength. We are the largest provider of social care services for children, young people and families in the country. Our goal is to become a centre of excellence for all our workforce.

Working in the Trust gives you the opportunity to acquire a diverse set of professional experiences; and exceptional professional development.  You will have a manageable caseload, which is underpinned by strong and secure management and key professional networks.  

Our size means it is possible to develop your entire social work career in the Trust, thus allowing you to build on your current experience and progress in your social work practice and develop specialist skills.

Join us and you will be able to ‘do the job you came into social work to do’.   We are an independent organisation, which enables us to focus, single-mindedly on the safety and welfare of children and young people across the city.  As well as focusing on your welfare and wellbeing too.

You will work within our relationship-based, trauma informed family-led practice model.  We will be confident in your social work practice and be able to make informed decisions.  You will be a highly skilled assessor who understands statutory requirements, as well as implementing, monitoring and reviewing children’s wellbeing and play a key role within multi-agency meetings.

There has never been a better time to join Birmingham Children’s Trust and build on your career. 

An ASTI Senior Social Worker who joined us in July 2021, says: 

'I've never felt so welcome in my team and wider service, everyone is so friendly and helpful. I have received such a thorough and in-depth induction and initial training initial support in starting a new role, joining the Trust was the best decision'.

Our vision is to build a Trust that provides excellent social work and family support for and with the city’s most vulnerable children, young people and families.

About you….

You will be a passionate, motivated and committed Senior Social Worker who has completed their ASYE and has core and valuable previous experience within Children Services.

You will be able to build effective relationships, carry out in-depth assessments, be confident in partnership working with children, families and professionals, enabling their full participation in assessment, planning, review and decision making. 

You will be able to work independently and be a key team player and be able to support less experienced social workers and students in your team.

You must hold a recognised social work qualification and have current active registration with Social Work England.

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 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 29 days leave plus bank holidays; ‘Golden hello’, Retention payment from day 1 of joining for first two years of service 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; email our in-house recruitment team on

You must have completed your ASYE to apply for this vacancy. 

Interviews will be held remotely on the 20th June 2023.

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