Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Senior Social Worker

Senior Social Worker

I'm looking for an experienced children's social worker to join Birmingham Children's Trust in the Children in Care Team.

Birmingham is the largest provider of family support and social care services for children, young people and families in the country.

You will be part of a supportive, dynamic service and contribute positively to the authority's service improvement journey to ‘Outstanding'.

Main Role Responsibilities

  • Undertake statutory visits to children in care and who are placed in a variety of settings, including Foster and Residential Placements along with Placements at home with family.

  • Manage casework including Court Proceedings, preparing Court reports, statements, care plans evidence and giving evidence in Court.

  • Complete a variety of system work including risks assessments, review reports, care/pathway plans, case recordings and essential paperwork.

  • Undertake direct work, along with Life story work with children and young people to support their understanding of their journey and to achieve permanency.

  • Social workers are essential professionals in family group conferences, leading care management meetings and attending wider service/statutory meetings.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Qualified Social Worker with relevant degree or equivalent qualification

  • Registered with Social Work England

  • Experience working with vulnerable children

  • Ability to work independently and within a team

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Full enhanced DBS

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this role please submit your CV via email to or call 01772 208964 to discuss the role with me directly.