The Trust is investing in an exciting new residential provision in Tile Cross Birmingham, a three bedded home for children with emotional and behavioural difficulties. The home will provide a up to three placements in an emergency for children 8 to 17years.
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 center of excellence in both social care and family support.
As part of Birmingham Childrens Trust the residential service benefit from then partnerships across the trust and work with Social Care Services, Education and Health to provide wholistic services and the best package of care to children.
The provision will be Ofsted registered and operate within the legal framework of The Childrens Homes Regulations and The Quality Standards 2015. The roles are subject to satisfactory DBS check, references and a 6 month probationary period.
For this role we are looking for someone who is passionate about supporting children to be their best selves. You should have at least one year’s experience supervising and management professional staff, be able to set clear direction and objectives and assume accountability, someone who inspires others by acting with integrity. You will manage, build and motivate residential teams, creating a positive environment which encourages open discussion and innovation, supports performance, builds capability and empowers staff. You will need experience in working with children and families who have complex needs. An awareness of the need to safeguard children to protect them from harm and how social and health issues impacts on the child and family.
You will need to hold the QCF level 3 and 5 or equivalent or be willing to undertake the qualification within 6 months of starting the role. You will be expected to undertake a range of training, including training in leadership and managing people.