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Team Manager - East Child in Need Team

Birmingham Children's Trust
Salary up to £66,269 (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)
Lifford House
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
09/06/2024 at 09:10
Birmingham Children's Trust

Birmingham Children’s Trust are looking to recruit a Team Manager to lead a Child in Need Team covering the East of the city.


The successful candidate will lead, manage and develop the team in improving the quality of professional social work practice being delivered to children who are subject to Child in Need plans.  Promoting a positive working culture, you will lead by example, by maintaining the highest standards of practice - and empowering others to do the same.


  • Extensive experience of working with vulnerable children and their families
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of child in need processes and s47 processes.
  • Knowledge and experience of private law processes.
  • Recent experience in direct supervision of staff.
  • Experience of working as an effective partnership with statutory and voluntary agencies.
  • An effective team player and communicator
  • A thorough working knowledge of professional social work practice and all relevant legislation
  • The capacity to intervene effectively within situations of increasing complexity, risk and challenge.
  • Resilient under pressure
  • Good understanding of working in a duty and assessment team as there will be occasions when cover is required for the assessment teams that are part of the management group.

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

If you wish to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact Lisa Lynam-Head of Service at Lisa.b.Lynam@birminghamchildrenstrust.co.uk 07760551160.

Interviews will take place on Friday 28th June 2024 and will be in person at Lifford House, Stirchley, Birmingham.

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. 


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