Social Worker – Complications of Excessive Weight Service - DCSC
  • Employer: Birmingham Children's Trust
  • Reference: BCT/22/211571
  • Published: Wed 14/09/2022, 14:27 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 09/10/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 15 hours per week
  • Salary: £28,226 - £35,336 Pro-rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: 1 Lancaster Circus, Birmingham, Birmingham

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Social Worker – Complications of Excessive Weight Service - DCSC

Do you want to be part of a dynamic frontline service and take a lead in shaping a positive future for Birmingham’s children and young people based at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust?

 An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Social Worker to join the Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Trust in their newly established Complications in Excessive Weight (CEW service) and this post is based there.  The NHS has committed in the Long-Term plan to improving care for children and young people with complicates related to severe obesity. 

The specialist centre has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission and is the first children’s hospital of its type to receive such an accolade. 

We would like forward thinking social work professionals to join our service to safeguard and protect our children and young people in Birmingham delivering improved measurable outcomes.

The work is varied and challenging and encompasses work with children in need to those children in care and everything in between.

About you

We are looking for a qualified children’s services Social Worker, ideally with experience in safeguarding, who can undertake varied and diverse case management and exceptional quality assessments in a timely accurate manner, with a child centred approach.

You will be confident in consistent high-quality service delivery, where you will demonstrate and improve outcomes for our children and young people, with your skills at supporting a culture of excellence and good practice in an inclusive 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.

We can offer you……

  • Guaranteed low caseloads,
  • Bespoke training and development package to support high quality practice
  • Career development opportunities
  • Fully supportive and stable highly experienced management team with specialist Children with Disabilities skills and knowledge
  • Hybrid remote working model, maximum 2 days per week in office

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.

Alongside regular supervision, access to training and shared learning, 24/7 mental health and well-being support, you will receive wider range of financial and holistic benefits available including:

  • Attractive pension (19.4% employer’s contribution)
  • Generous annual leave package with 29 days leave plus bank holidays, rising to 32 days after 5 years service and 34 days after 10 years service
  • Car Leasing Scheme

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

For informal enquiries or more information about this role, please contact :

Kate Rhodes, Operational Manager -  or

Claire Owen, Children with Disabilities Head of Service or

Cassie Allen, Children with Disabilities Team Manager

You must be a qualified social worker to apply for this position and have completed your ASYE


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