Location: Homebased - Travel to Northamptonshire & Peterborough
Salary Supervising Social Worker: £33,000 p.a. + £1,500 p.a. OOH + £750 p.a. Homeworking Allowance
Salary Senior Supervising Social Worker: £37,290 + £1,500 p.a. OOH + £750 p.a Homeworking Allowance
Hours: 35 hours per week
Closing Date: 26/04/2023
Interview Date: 05/05/2023
Location - Home-based with travel required to visit foster families mainly located in Northamptonshire, Peterborough and surrounding areas.
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. We know that we cannot provide exceptional levels of care without our staff which is why we prioritise their wellbeing.
As a hybrid working organisation, we pride ourselves on our flexible working opportunities, an extensive well-being programme and our benefits package, all curated to support a healthy work-life balance for all our staff.
TACT is a foster care charity that invests all surplus income into services, staff, carers, and child development. This means that we have been able to invest in unique projects like TACT Connect, our ground-breaking scheme for care experienced young people and adults, our expanding TACT Education Service and our newly established Health Service.
It is not surprising that in October 2021 the Times 100 Best Companies Survey evidenced “outstanding” levels of engagement amongst our staff and that we are currently listed as 16th in the UK’s Best Mid-Sized Companies across all industries and the 4th Best Charity to work for in 2022. Come and join us and be part of our amazing team of professionals whose vision is to provide better lives for our children and young people. See our Best Companies summary video here.
The TACT East Midlands Team have a unique opportunity for either a Supervising Social Worker who is ready to progress their career to a Senior Supervising Social Worker or a current Senior Social Worker who understands trauma and therapeutic parenting approaches.
This role will give the successful Social Worker a chance to build on their skills and knowledge in providing support and supervision to our foster families mainly based in Northamptonshire and Peterborough and surrounding areas to help them manage the complex needs of the children and young people in their care. Travel to other locations within the East Midlands area might be required in line with service needs.
The main role requirements for this role include:
In addition to the annual salary, the postholder will be paid £1,500 p.a. Out Of Hours Allowance upon participation on the rota.
TACT offer an excellent employee benefits package including:
Please see the Job Information Pack and Job Description for further information.
Safeguarding is everyone’s business and TACT believes 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: Wednesday, 26th April 2023
Interview Date: Friday, 5th May 2023 (via Microsoft Teams)
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
News & Jobs
News stories and job vacancies from our member agencies, the fostering sector and the world of child protection and safeguarding as a whole.