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Disclosure Officer

Birmingham Children's Trust
Birmingham, West Midlands
£32,076 - £39,186
Closing date
24 Jun 2024

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This is an exciting opportunity to join a small team of social workers and paralegals; dedicated in dealing with Data Protection requests and Freedom of Information Requests.

As a member of the Disclosure Team, you will process complex Subject Access Requests, in line with the Data Protection Act and other key legislation.

You will also deal with requests from the police and other local authorities for the disclosure of social care records.  On some of these requests, you may also be required to act as the lead officer.

As the first point of contact, you will provide advice on our procedural and legal obligations as well as on data protection issues.

Coupled with your LLB Law Degree or equivalent qualification; you must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the relevant law area; or the ability to utilise transferable skills if your experience is in a different area of law.

Experience of processing Subject Access Requests from the public is essential, while experience of processing Freedom of Information requests would be beneficial.

For informal enquiries please contact Darren Shuster on 0121 303 5133.

Interviews to be held 4th/5th July 2024

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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