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Senior Social Worker - Children's Advice and Support Services (CASS)

Birmingham Children's Trust
Salary up to £48,474 (together with a retention payment of £2400 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)
One Avenue Road
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
07/04/2024 at 23:59
Birmingham Children's Trust

Recognised by Ofsted as being a ‘Good’ provider of children’s social care, there has never been a more exciting time to join Birmingham Children’s Trust on its development journey.

Birmingham Children’s Trust; Children Advice & Support Service (CASS) is the front door to the largest children’s service department in the country. It is playing its role in making the service thrive for excellence.

The service has learned a great deal from the pandemic and developed processes accordingly including hybrid working arrangements that sees workers enjoying the flexibility of moving between remote working from home and the office base. We have developed technology to ensure we have seamlessly continued to provide an effective service.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Social Worker based in CASS. The role of SSW means you will alongside team managers lead on decision making around new families referred into BCT.

We provide a consistent service working with a wide range of issues pertaining to children and their families who we work collaboratively with. Our key role is to manage new referrals into the organisation. In CASS we have a well-established and consistent workforce across the four teams in this area of practice. Our Multi-Agency Safeguarding HUB (MASH) is also situated alongside CASS. 

The hours of work are 08:45 until 17:15 Monday to Thursday and 08:45 until 16:15 on a Friday, with an hour lunch break.

Most social workers in CASS have been in post for several years so there is a good level of knowledge & expertise, helping with the processes of new workers settling in.

We are looking for an enthusiastic social worker who ideally has experience in children and families.

The CASS environment gives the successful applicant the opportunity to be involved in crucial initiatives such as supporting student placements as part of our commitment towards enhancing social workers development and prioritising your CPD.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

We actively deliver services that are culturally responsive to the needs of the children, parents and carers we work with to deliver equality, diversity and inclusivity in all we do. 

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

The closing date for this advert will be 7 April 2024

Interviews will be held on 19 April 2024

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