Fixed Term Opportunity for 24 months
Birmingham Children’s Trust continues to go from strength to strength. We are the largest provider of family support and social care services for children, young people and families in the country. Our goal is to become a centre of excellence in both social work and family support
We have an exciting apprentice opportunity for the right person who wants to make a difference to how we listen and engage with children and young people so that we can improve the way services are delivered across the Trust.
We are actively looking for someone who may have care experience and is a care leaver, who can work with partners and staff across the Trust to support an ambitious program of change and improvement, supporting the development and delivery of a Trust wide participation strategy
Key to the role will be supporting service design and engagement to promote and enable children and young people’s participation and co-production. In the role you will need to support and help design the use of virtual platforms, mobile and digital technology, social media and other applications to support participation and engagement with children, young people and families.
In your role you will need to contribute to an effective participation strategy to promote and raise awareness of participation and engagement activity across the city, which will include supporting the organisation of events. You would also be expected to facilitate the participation of children, young people and families across a range of forums and ensuring as wide a reach as possible.
Part of the role will also involve provide information, advice and advocacy to children in care and care leavers that empower children and young people and ensure they are aware of their rights and entitlements.
In the role you will need to undertake and successfully complete suitable college courses, including level 2 qualifications in English and maths to achieve the academic grades and practical skills in order to entitle yearly progression leading to the award of the Children and Young People’s Workforce Level 4 Diploma apprenticeship qualification
For more information on the role download the job description and person specification attached.
We are one team. We support and motivate each other; we work together and we respect each other. We each have an important role to play.
ACCOUNTABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY
QUALITY AND INNOVATION
HIGH SUPPORT HIGH CHALLENGE
We work tirelessly with staff and partners to drive the behaviours’, supported by strategies, policies and procedures that truly reflect them.
Our Benefits and Opportunities
We pride ourselves on making BCT a great place to work, making sure everyone feels valued and welcomed, with a genuine commitment to keeping our staff safe and well at work. We offer a comprehensive package of support and training at all levels with clear career progression opportunities.
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