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Team Manager - Children with Disabilities - Review Team

Birmingham Children's Trust
Birmingham, West Midlands
£49,498 - £61,269
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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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. 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 care and family support. By choosing to work for us, you will be part of a supportive, dynamic service contributing to our service improvement journey to ‘Outstanding’.

Join us and you will be able to ‘do the job you came into social work to do’.   We are an independent organisation, which enables us to focus, single-mindedly on the safety and welfare of children and young people across the city, working within our relationship-based, trauma informed family-led practice model. As well as focusing on your welfare and wellbeing too.

There has never been a better time to join Birmingham Children’s Trust and build on your career. We are looking for an experienced, self-motivated, creative and forward-thinking Team Manager to join our Review team to support us in safeguarding and protecting our children and young people,  working in a fast paced environment to deliver improved outcomes to meet the aspirations of our children with disabilities.

Our vision is to build a Trust that provides excellent social work and family support for and with the city’s most vulnerable children, young people and families.

About you…….


•        You will be a qualified social worker with current active SWE registration.

•        You will be an experienced children’s safeguarding led Team Manager, who can lead a diverse social care team and deliver exceptional consistent high-quality performance and service delivery, in a timely accurate manner, with a relationship-based child centred approach.

•        You will have in-depth knowledge and understanding of the legal framework and associated principles, processes and procedures in effective short break planning and preparation for adulthood.

•        You will be confident to implement change, implementing creative social work strategies to provide the best possible outcomes.

•        You will have a forward-thinking vision and be dynamic in your social work management and practice, leading and driving forward a culture of excellence.

•        Be an effective leader, to be able to mentor and support your team including, newly qualified social workers, students and family support workers and promote a strong inclusive team environment.

•        You will be able to form, develop and maintain strong professional internal and external relationships and engage in multi-agency partnership working with education and health, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills on all levels.

About Us…..why we are different as a Trust….

We know and understand that being a social worker is hard work and challenging at times, that’s why we reward you with a very attractive employment offer and excellent benefits.

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; ‘Golden hello’, Retention payment from day 1 of joining for first two years of service and our recently launched Salary Sacrifice Car Leasing Scheme; to name a few.  To find out more click HERE

We can offer you……


•      Bespoke training and development package to support high quality practice

•      Career development opportunities

•      Fully supportive and stable highly experienced management team with specialist CWD skills and knowledge

•      Hybrid remote working model, maximum 2 days per week in office.

If you would like to be part of our passionate and dedicated social work team and are committed to continuous improvement, then don’t hesitate and apply today.

For informal enquiries or more information about this role and the new team, please contact Claire Owen, CWD Head of Service  – or Lisa Hampton, CWD,

Virtual interviews will take place 26th 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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