Salary: £33,561 p.a. + £1,500 p.a. Out of Hours Allowance + £750 p.a. Home Working Allowance
Closing Date: 10/01/2021
Interview Date: 21/01/2021
Hours: 35 Hours Per Week
TACT, the UK’s largest fostering and adoption 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.
Find out more about our values here:
We are looking for a Senior Supervising Social Worker who will support and supervise the foster families and placements we have in East Midlands region. This is predominantly a home based role and the ideal candidate will be Northamptonshire based and willing to travel to surrounding areas and local authorities when it is safe to do so, as well as other areas of the East Midlands region such as Norfolk and Nottingham/Derbyshire as needed.
We are interested in Senior Supervising Social Workers for whom quality of service is paramount and especially those who share our commitment to working in partnership with children and their foster carers in the development of the our services. The ideal candidate for this Senior Supervising Social Worker role should have post qualifying experience in family placement work or other child care settings as well as a good working knowledge of relevant legislation and child protection procedures.
TACT offer an excellent employee benefits package including:
Please see the Job Information Pack and Job Description for further information.
You will need to be DipSW, CSS or CQSW qualified and registered with Social Work England. An enhanced DBS clearance is also required and will be processed by TACT on your behalf.
The successful applicant will be required to support Duty and Ouf of Hours on a rota basis and will be paid an out of hours’ allowance of £1,500 per annum once participating in the rota.
Closing: Midnight - Sunday 10th January 2021
Interviews: Thursday 21st January 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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