COMPASS Jobs Fair, Birmingham

COMPASS Jobs Fair, Birmingham

COMPASS Jobs Fair, Birmingham Click to enlarge

17 Feb 2022

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We are excited to welcome back exhibitors and visitors, including this year’s sponsor, Birmingham Children’s Trust to COMPASS Jobs Fair, 14 March 2022 at the Birmingham Conference & Events Centre.

The event will feature over 30 exhibitors from the social work and social care sector, with local authorities, specialist service providers and training organisations interested in your professional development.

There will be a range of local authorities attending including:

- Event Sponsor, Birmingham Children's Trust
- BASW England & SWU (Social Workers Union)
- Coventry City Council
- Dudley Children's Services
- Gloucestershire County Council
- Harrow Council
- Herefordshire County Council
- University of Kent
- Leicestershire County Council
- Oxfordshire County Council
- Powys County Council
- Social Work Today
- Telford & Wrekin Council
- Vigoroom UK
- Walsall Council
- City of Wolverhampton
- West Midlands Teaching Partnership
- Worcestershire Children's First
- Worcestershire County Council

There will also be a variety of service providers attending the exhibition including Jessica Kingsley Publishers, The Mulberry Bush, Only Social Care, Remedy Social Care and HCL Workforce Solutions.

Exhibitors will be recruiting for a variety of roles for qualified social workers including:

- Newly Qualified Social Workers (NQSWs)
- Senior Practitioners
- Team Managers
- Deputy Managers
- Children's Residential Workers

Exhibition stands will also have space for private discussion and interviews so bring along your CV and take the next step in your social work career.

Visitors will have the chance to attend seminars, workshops, and films, hosted by special guest speakers and social work experts, whilst gaining a full day of CPD.

Seminars will offer sector specific guidance exploring current trends and activities in social work and care – for practitioners working with children, adults, or in mental health.

Event Sponsor, Birmingham Children’s Trust will host a diverse collection of seminars including ‘Responding to Domestic Abuse in Practice’, and ‘An interview with an ASYE’. There will be opportunities to learn more about their latest employment, training and career development opportunities in social work and social care in Birmingham.

Sessions will also focus on wellbeing in social work including: ‘Social work working conditions and wellbeing’ and 'Responding to staff wellbeing: The use of clinical supervision in children’s social work'; as well as Dr Neil Thompson-led sessions on ‘How to Survive in social work’ and ‘Stress and social work: Who has responsibility?’.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to gain career advice from Steve Stuart, VRIC Consulting who will focus on how you can maximise your performance in social work interviews in ‘Bossing it: Standing out in social work interviews’ and ‘Perfect fit: What to look for in a social work employer’.

The Social Work Cinema will also run throughout the day, offering a selection of short films which will explore key topics and stories in the social work profession including What does the New Plan for Immigration mean for child victims of trafficking? (ECPAT UK) and Safeguarding adults: Looking out for each other to prevent abuse (Scie).

Find out more about our exhibitors and seminar programme

COMPASS Jobs Fair, Birmingham will take place before World Social Work Day on 15 March 2022. The theme: ´Co-building a New Eco-Social World: Leaving No One Behind´ coincides with the theme of the people´s summit that will take place on the 29th June to the 2nd July.

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