Senior Supervising Social Worker

Senior Supervising Social Worker

Permanent - 35 Hours Per Week

Office based - Bristol

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

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.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of 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.

The overall purpose of this role is to recruit, assess, train and support a diverse range of foster carers and placements throughout the South West Region.  

The successful candidate will have the following experience:

  • Post qualifying experience which should be in family placement work or post qualifying experience in other child care settings.
  • A proven track record in working with and on behalf of children, respecting and maintaining their individuality and promoting their positive development.
  • Be DipSW, CSS or CQSW qualified and registered with the HCPC.

An enhanced disclosure is also required and undertaken by TACT on your behalf. As mentioned above, the role attracts an out of hours’ allowance of £1,500 per annum, payable once participating in the rota. 

In addition, TACT offer an excellent employee benefits package including 31 days paid holiday, flexible working arrangements, group income protection scheme, x10 death in service, stakeholder pension scheme, child care vouchers and fantastic learning and development opportunities. Please see the job information pack for further information.

  • Closing Date: Midnight on Tuesday 19th February 2019
  • Interviews: Friday 1st March 2019 - 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.