Senior Supervising Social Worker (Job Share)

Permanent - Home Based
17.5  Hours Per Week (Job Share)
£33,561 Per Annum (pro rata) + £1,500 Out of Hours Rota Allowance Per Annum + £500 Home Working Allowance Per Annum (pro rata)

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. 

We have a very experienced social work team working throughout the whole of Wales, this role will involve working across the North Wales area.  You will also work closely with our Senior Supervising Social worker covering Mid Wales.  The overall purpose of the Senior Supervising Social Worker role is to recruit, assess, train and support a diverse range of foster carers and placement.

The successful applicant will initially have responsibility for a small caseload while working locally to increase our carer base over the coming months. The role will also involve developing our relationships with partner agencies in the area including with a residential provider based in North Wales.

TACT offer an excellent employee benefits package including:

  • 31 days paid holiday plus BH.
  • 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.

Fluency in Welsh is desirable and we very much welcome applications from Welsh speakers and job share applicants.

  • Closing:  Monday, 31st August 2020
  • Interviews: Friday, 11th September 2020 (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.