Senior Supervising Social Worker

Office or Home Based (depending on location of successful applicant)
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.

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 Scotland are currently seeking a full time, enthusiastic and committed Senior Supervising Social Worker. The successful candidate will be supporting and supervising carers in the North Fife area so the ability to travel is required. The job can be offered as office or home based, depending on the location of the successful candidate. If you have substantial fostering experience and are looking for your next permanent position, this could be perfect for you.

You will need to be DipSW, CSS or CQSW qualified and registered with SSSC. An enhanced PVG disclosure 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: Sunday 23rd February 2020
  • Interviews: Wednesday 4th March 2020 at TACT Edinburgh (EH14 1TL)   

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.