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Senior Social Worker - ASTI - South - 12 month Fixed term Contract

Birmingham Children's Trust
Birmingham, West Midlands
£40,221 - £48,474
Closing date
11 Nov 2026

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We are looking to recruit a Senior Social Worker to cover 12 months of maternity leave in a busy Assessment and Short -Term Intervention team in the South of Birmingham.

The candidate should have experience in assessing families under s17 and s47 Children Act 1989, presenting at Initial Child Protection Conference and devising and holding short term Child in Need Plans.

The team are on duty every five weeks pick up new families each duty cycle. The office base is Lifford House and teams are on a rolling rota coming into the office a minimum of two days per week. On duty week, workers like to come in for 5 days and be present together in the office.

The ideal candidate should enjoy working as part of a busy front like team where no two days are the same. You will be part of a settled and stable team overseen by an efficient and supportive team manager who provides formal supervision on a monthly basis. Group supervisions and practice forums are also part of the service offer to staff.

The wider service is settled and stable with five permanent heads of service most teams are fully staffed with permanent workers.

Interviews will be held on the 19th December 2023

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. 


There has never been a more exciting time to join Birmingham Children’s Trust as we celebrate our GOOD Ofsted status which we are immensely proud of. Birmingham Children’s Trust is going from strength to strength.

At Birmingham Children’s Trust we aim to be one dedicated team with a single unwavering focus – to improve the outcomes for children, young people and families in Birmingham. 

We recognise that to achieve this we need the best, most talented, innovative and committed people to join us.

You will be part of a diverse and vibrant community of social work and support service professionals who are outcomes focussed and operate with a strong team ethos.

Being part of that team has responsibilities too; we want everyone, no matter what their role in the Trust, to bring their best self to work every day, to engage with the day to day challenges positively and to be supportive of and trust in each other.

We care about our people and that’s what will make us an Employer of Choice for social workers, children’s services and associated support services.

Company info
0121 464 1560
1 Lancaster Circus
West Midlands
B4 7DJ

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