We really value the massive contribution our employees make, which is why we offer lots of benefits to help you balance your work life with your home life and make your hard earned money go further.
As well as our Learning and Development and Wellbeing offerings and our commitments to manageable caseloads, new ICT equipment, new office environment and quality supervisions, we also provide a wide range of varied and generous employee rewards and benefits, including:
Designed by and for our employees, we’re proud to have introduced our award winning scheme, which includes:
Convenient, confidential, 24/7 advice, guidance and support
Telephone and face-to-face counselling to help and support wellbeing.
An exclusive website for Sandwell Children’s Trust employees providing 1000’s of money saving offers. Employees can save well over £20 a week (£1,000 a year); without changing any of their normal shopping habits – the hassle free equivalent of an annual pay rise.
Save money on everything from popular restaurant chains, relaxing spa treatments to adrenaline filled driving day.
Make big savings on everything from fully inclusive package holidays of a lifetime to airport parking.
Exchange a small amount of salary through our salary sacrifice scheme to ease annual car parking payments.
Helping with the cost of childcare, employees are able to swap a portion of their salary for tax efficient childcare vouchers.
Get a brand new, fully maintained and insured car through our salary sacrifice car scheme.
Support your wellbeing and the environment, whilst saving money with our cycle salary sacrifice scheme.
Employees get the lowest available corporate rates at over 2,500 health clubs and gyms across the UK.
Sandwell’s proud to have one of the most generous annual leave entitlements in the West Midlands area. Join us as a Social Worker and you’ll receive 30 days of paid annual leave, an extra 5 days with five years of continuous local government service.
You’ll also get paid for 8 national bank holidays, plus an extra day at Christmas.
If that wasn’t enough, you can also purchase additional annual leave.
As an experienced and valued Team Manager, you’ll lead a team of social care professionals in a specific area of care, to deliver a high quality service across the entire case work cycle, where the child’s voice is central to everything.
You’ll lead by example, promoting a positive working environment, where high standards of professional practice and quality are delivered and maintained. Through clear advice, reflective supervision and effective decision-making, but most importantly through strong leadership, you’ll empower your team to be their best, with clear direction and adherence to legislative requirements.
Improved outcomes for children, families and carers are the cornerstone for our service delivery and with this in mind you’ll manage, allocate and supervise cases ensuring high quality assessments and effective, timely support. You’ll be responsible for ensuring service targets are met and wherever possible improved upon.
You’ll be a champion, not only for our improvement journey, but also for the organisation’s values and behaviours and will show real commitment to your own and your team members continuous professional development.
As a valued Senior Social Worker, you’ll use your wealth of post-qualifying experience to make a real difference to the children, young people and families of Sandwell. Championing best practice, you’ll safeguard and promote their welfare, ensuring all legislative requirements are met.
You’ll be responsible for a complex caseload of children and young people, assessing and planning for children in need of protection and in care. You’ll work in a proactive and timely way with multi-agency partners, using resources to their best advantage, with the child’s voice at the centre of all you do.
You’ll be confident with court work, including preparing and presenting reports, and able to lead section 47 work, with a sound knowledge of legislation and child development needs. With a flexible approach, you’ll support your Team Manager to ensure a high quality service is delivered at all times.
As a valued Social Worker, you’ll assess the vulnerability of Sandwell’s children, providing a service that will significantly improve their quality of life. You’ll ensure the best outcome possible for our children, young people and their families, through safeguarding and promoting their welfare.
You’ll be responsible for a manageable caseload of children and young people. You’ll co-ordinate services using resources appropriately and involving multi-agency partners. You’ll conduct a range of assessments whilst listening to the views of the people you’re supporting.
Using best practice and ensuring all legislative requirements are met, you’ll deliver quality children’s plans in a proactive and timely manner, with a strong emphasis on the child’s voice. As well as preparing and presenting reports, you’ll also support your Team Manager to ensure a high quality service is delivered at all times