Why would I want to be part of the Birmingham Children’s Trust team and why is it good for my career?

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 though; 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.

Employment benefts

From an employment perspective, our people enjoy a generous leave allowance, competitive reward packages, pension scheme, flexible working and a range of additional benefits including subsidised travel passes, cycle to work schemes, childcare vouchers, employee assistance and wellbeing programmes and access to discounts at major retailers and lifestyle outlets.

Staff in the Trust will enjoy generous terms and conditions, and will benefit from the freedom that comes with being a Trust, independent of the City Council.

Career development

We recognise that your career is important to you, it’s important to us too. 

For career development, Birmingham Children’s Trust is a Learning Organisation where you will have supportive supervision and coaching, regular feedback and appraisal.

You will have access to tailored development programmes which focus on our relationship based approach to social work; professional support services development.

You'll also have access to a range of wider learning and networking opportunities to enhance and develop your skills both personally and professionally.

Our size brings opportunities to move around, to develop and to progress.

Birmingham Children’s Trust aspires to be the best place to practice social work and associated services with families, to make a real difference to the lives of the city’s most vulnerable children. 

Come and join us – you’ll find a warm welcome awaits you