Team Manager - ASTI - North West and Central

  • Employer: Birmingham Children's Trust
  • Reference: BCT/23/254269
  • Published: Tue 12/09/2023, 8:38 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 08/10/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.5 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary up to £63,981 (This is made up of a basic salary with a retention payment of £5000 per annum, additionally there is an incentive payment of £1,000 & Relocation Package of up to £8,000 subject to tax and NI deductions - T's & C's will apply)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Workplace: On-Site
  • Location: 1 Lancaster Circus, Birmingham, Birmingham

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Team Manager - ASTI - North West and Central

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 ASTI Service in the North, West and Central area of Birmingham.

In the ASTI 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 assessment and safeguarding ad partnership working as well as a good working knowledge of legal processes and frameworks that underpin our work.

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….

Birmingham Children’s Trust has been rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.  The report confirms the progress we are making.  Birmingham Children’s Trust is a great destination for work and career development.

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 30 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  Natalie Hardware-Payne at:

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. 

Please note interviews will be held face to face on Monday 16th October 2023.

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