Locality Team Manager - Early Help and Prevention

Birmingham, West Midlands
£44,863 - £56,075
12 Oct 2020
01 Nov 2020
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These new roles provide an exciting opportunity for three successful candidates to join Birmingham Children’s Trust management team.

With external funding until 31st March 2023, this will be a secondment opportunity to internal staff and fixed term contract for external candidates. A review will take place in 2022 with the expectation of extended funding which could result in an offer of a permanent contract.

Working with Birmingham Children’s Partnership, the successful applicant will be responsible for supporting the delivery of an effective Early Help and Prevention offer to the children and families of Birmingham.

Birmingham Children’s Partnership is strengthening, we have a greater understanding of the needs of our communities, and a shared ambition to strengthen our offer to children. We want to deliver services that children and families will benefit from; our primary task is to understand local need. This role will play a huge part in making this happen. 

The Partnership is committed to developing a new locality-based offer, this post will set the culture, tone and the pathways for early help and prevention with responsibility for a team of Early Help Workers. Working one of our ten localities, this is key role, as we are committed to a whole system Early Help response.

The successful applicant will, lead a team of Early Help Workers to deliver effective services to families in a relational based  holistic manner, ensuring the best outcomes possible for children in Birmingham, you will work actively with partners, schools, community services and the voluntary sector, driving a clear ambition and a shared understanding of the benefits and impact of early identification and prevention for children.

We have learned so much more about the needs of children and families during the pandemic. We have developed a partnership response that has included significant contributions from the Voluntary and Community Sector.  We will therefore take account of that learning and we intend to be stronger because of this partnership approach.

We are looking for leaders who have ambition that matches ours, to join us at this exciting moment, to be part of the Trust’s and the wider partnership journey and help take us to the next level. The challenges are big, but the opportunities are great! You will be able to demonstrate a track record in leading teams. You will be a proven experience of working in early help experiences and understands what good service look like.  In return we offer up to 34 days annual leave, a final salary pension and a range of employee benefits.

If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact Alison Holmes Head of Service Family Support on 07920275290 or Jaya Naghen Head of Service Family Support on 07919 293665

Base –home working and actively working within the community 
Interviews to be held remotely on the 17th & 18th November 2020


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