Senior Supervising Social Worker

Full Time - Fixed Term 12 Month Maternity Cover Contract

Office based

£33,561 Per Annum + £1,500 Out of Hours Rota Allowance

ACT, 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.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a Senior Supervising Social Worker within a national non-profit making organisation at a local level. We are interested in individuals for whom quality of service is paramount and in those who share our commitment to working in partnership with children and their foster carers in the development of the agency.

TACT offer an excellent employee benefits package including:

  • 31 days paid holiday.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Group income protection scheme.
  • Death in service scheme.
  • Stakeholder pension scheme (salary sacrifice).
  • Fantastic learning and development opportunities.

Please see the Job Information Pack for further information.

TACT South West are currently seeking a full time, enthusiastic and committed Senior Supervising Social Worker to cover a period of maternity leave. If you have substantial fostering experience and are looking for your next position, this could be perfect for you.

You will need to be DipSW, CSS or CQSW qualified and registered with Social Work England. An enhanced DBS clearance is also required and is requested for you by TACT.

You will be required to be on an out of hours’ rota and you will be paid an out of hours’ allowance of £1,500 per annum once participating in the rota. 

  • Closing: Wednesday 11th March 2020
  • Interviews: Thursday 26th March 2020 at TACT South West (BS16 2QQ)   

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.