Location: East London / Herts / Essex
Salary: £55,000 per annum + £1,500 per annum Out of Hours Allowance p.a. + £750 per annum Homeworking Allowance p.a. and £3,777 London Weighting p.a. (if eligible)
Hours: 35 Hours Per Week
Closing Date: 21/05/2023
Interview Date: 08/06/23
Homebased with travel required throughout Essex, Hertfordshire and East London
As a ‘not for profit’ organisation, TACT puts the needs of our children and carers first and look to appoint individuals who are as passionate about fostering as we are. TACT invests all surplus income into staff, carers, and child development. This means that we have been able to establish expert in-house support services such as our TACT Health and Education Services and create TACT Connect, our ground-breaking scheme for care experienced young people and adults. New staff will join us as we embark on a journey to become a wholly trauma-informed organisation with the aim of increasing our effectiveness and improving outcomes for the children and young people in our care.
We pride ourselves on our flexible working opportunities, an extensive wellbeing programme and our benefits package, all curated to support a healthy work-life balance for all our staff. We will also invest in your learning, supporting you to grow and develop during your employment with TACT. You will be encouraged to attend personal and professional development opportunities and will have access to learning and resources to empower you to advance your knowledge and skills.
We are currently the 4th Best Charity to work for and the 16th Best Mid-Sized Company in the UK according to The Best Companies criteria and our survey results have evidenced “outstanding” levels of engagement amongst staff in recent years. You can view our Best Companies summary video HERE.
This exciting opportunity will enable an experienced social work manager to take a step up to the next level of responsibility. The successful candidate will bring fresh skills and knowledge to a friendly and effective team, contributing to the provision of services for to our families across the East of London, Essex and Hertfordshire.
Reporting directly to the Director of Children's Services, the Registered Service Manager has responsibility for the smooth running of a staff team of Social Workers, Family Finder, Duty Social Workers, Consultants, Panel Members, Administration Team and Children’s and Young People's Resource Workers. The post holder will prioritise trauma informed and therapeutic methodologies and actively support and encourage diversity and inclusion within all aspects of the role.
The main role requirements for the Registered Area Manager Role includes:
TACT offer an excellent employee benefits package including:
An Enhanced DBS clearance is also required and will be processed by TACT on your behalf.
Please see the Job Information Pack and Job Descriptions for further information. The Supervising Social Worker or the Senior Supervising Social Worker
Safeguarding is everyone’s business and TACT believe that only the people with the right skills and values should work in social work. As part of TACT’s commitment to safeguarding, we properly examine the skills, experience, qualifications and values of potential staff in relation to our work with vulnerable young children. We use rigorous and consistent recruitment approaches to help safeguard TACT’s young people. All our staff are expected to work in line with TACT’s safeguarding policies.
Closing Date: Midnight on Sunday 21st May 2023
Interview Date: Thursday 8th June 2023 - In Person Interview in Ilford (details to follow at interview stage)
TACT does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.
Full details and application details here
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