Childrens Services Worker (3610)


Children Services Worker

Location: Birmingham B18 4QY

Salary: £16,600 per annum. Pro rata

Job type: Part time permanent

1 x 21hrs hours per week. Tue, Wed and Friday each week. Hours to be discussed at interview 

1 x 22.5 hours per week.Tue, Wed and Friday each week.Hours to be discussed at interview.

How we work:

Action for Children does what's right, does what's needed and does what works for children in the UK. Every year, our team changes the lives of thousands of children.

Would you like to come join our local friendly team at Birmingham Community Children's Centre providing services for children and families? During the last year we supported 490 children and families. We want someone who is passionate and wants to join us in making a difference by listening to the child's voice first and doing what is right.  

The Role:

  • Providing a supportive service to children, young people and their families, based on an assessment of need
  • Delivering interventions with children, young people or families on a 1:1 basis, group or community setting
  • Providing care and support to Children with a disability in short break sessions, Stay and Play and holiday playschemes.
  • Provide key working support planning casework, including undertaking assessing, reviewing and managing risks this will include home visiting
  • Attending and participating at relevant multi-agency meetings, providing a support role ensuring reflective and analytical practice review
  • Responsible for day to day resource planning to ensure high quality services are delivered
  • Establishing and developing effective relationships and channels of communication with children, young people, families, colleagues, community organisations, partner agencies and other external agencies
  • Retaining accurate and contemporaneous records, using various IT systems and work in accordance with organisational policies, procedures and regulatory requirements. 

 What you'll need:

  • Level 3 qualification or above in Early Years/childcare working with Children, Young People and Families or equivalent qualification
  • Experience of working with Children and young people (0-19 years) with disabilities and supporting their families.
  • Knowledge and experience of practice across a multiagency portfolio, professional experience in the field of children's social care /social care setting or background
  • Up-to-date experience and application of safeguarding principles and the ability to promote the welfare of the child
  • Full driving licence and access to a car

 How will we reward you?

  • Minimum 29 days' holiday + Bank Holidays (pro rata).
  • Flexible working, including maternity, paternity and adoption packages.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Discounts at major high street retailers.

Plus, there's a lot more besides.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to vulnerable children's lives and to build a fulfilling and meaningful career with a leading UK children's charity. 

Action for Children is committed to safer recruitment practices, designed to protect the welfare of the children and young people using our services. 

If you meet all the criteria and would like to proceed with your application, you'll be redirected to an application form on our website.  Please have your CV available to upload. As this job involves working around children, there are some specific questions we need to ask you as part of your application process. Thanks for taking the time to apply and we wish you the best of luck!

For more information on this opportunity please contact moni.ali@actionforchildren.org.uk 


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Birmingham Community Children's Centre
61 Bacchus Road, Winson Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 4QY
  • Circa:
  • Department/Division:
    England North
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent Part Time
  • Closing Date:
    8 April 2020
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