Location: Homebased with expected travel to East London
Salary: £49,500 + £1,500 Out of Hours Allowance + £750 Homeworking Allowance + London Weighting Allowance (if applicable)
Closing Date: 05/03/2021
Interview Date: 18/03/2021
Hours: 35 hours per week
TACT, the UK’s largest fostering charity now has over 500 dedicated carers, who look after over 600 children and young people across the country. Our reputation and growth rests upon our strength in providing successful placements. As a charity, we do not have shareholders who receive profits and we invest all of our surplus income into service, staff, carers, and children’s development.
Our vision is to provide better lives for our children and young people.
We are looking to recruit an Area Manager who will undertake the Registered Manager responsibilities for a small team who supports and supervises the foster families and placements we have in the East London region and ensures the welfare and positive outcomes for the children and young people they look after. TACT is home-based organisation with a positive and supportive organisational culture. TACT is dedicated to providing creative, effective and outcome-focussed services with children's best interest at the heart of every decision. TACT also campaigns on behalf of children and young people in care and carers being a leading voice in the sector.
We would welcome applications from candidates based in the East London area who would be willing to travel to surrounding areas, when it is safe to do so.
We are interested in an Area Manager for whom quality of service is paramount and with leadership and management skills. The ideal candidate for the Area Manager role should have a DipSW, CSS, CQSW.
Working from Home
TACT is a homebased workforce. We recognise the benefits that flexible home working creates for both the employer and the employee.
You will be regularly required to attend meetings accross the East London region.
As a remote working organisation we are committed to work with our staff to enable consistent inclusion and engagement across the organisation to ensure the optimum standards of service for our carers and children.
TACT offer an excellent employee benefits package including:
For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification in attachment.
Closing: Friday 5th March 2021
Interviews: Thursday 18th March 2021 (via Microsoft Teams)
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.
TACT does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.
TACT reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.
Full details and application documents here
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