Senior Supervising Social Worker

Full Time - Permanent

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

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 Fife, Tayside and North East Scotland, therefore, 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.

The successful candidate will receive £500 per annum Home Working Allowance if home based and be required to participate on an out of hours’ rota and will be paid an additional allowance of £1,500 per annum for this duty (once participating in the rota). 

  • Closing: Monday, 15th June 2020
  • Interviews: Monday, 22nd June  2020 (via Skype)

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.