Children's Resource Workers

Casual Children's Resource Worker - Required weekdays, evenings and weekends

Salary : £12.77 per hour plus 15% Holiday Pay

TACT is the UK’s largest specialist charity provider of fostering services. Our core work involves providing high quality and well supported fostering for children and young people in the care of local authorities.  Working in partnership with local authorities from our offices across England, Wales and Scotland, we are dedicated to providing creative, effective and outcome-focused services.  We also campaign on behalf of children and young people in care, carers  and are a leading voice in the sector.

Our vision is to provide better lives for our children and young people.

We are expanding our bank of Casual Children’s Resource Workers to support TACT Kent's range of services which impact positively on the welfare of children in line with the 7 Core Aims for Children. Our Casual Children's Resource Workers will work in partnership with parents, foster carers, looked after children, young people, local authorities and social workers.

Successful appliants for the Casual Children's Resource Worker role will have worked in a social, health or educational settings, providing experience of positive engagement with children and families from diverse backgrounds with a variety of needs.  While undertaking community based activities you must have a solid working knowledge of child protection procedures and associated legislation. All our Casual Children's Resource Workers are required to have excellent oral, written and IT skills and a consistent willingness to work flexibly in support of the services we provide.

As a casual worker with TACT, we will offer set pieces of work to our bank of available workers.  There is no obligation for TACT to offer you work on a regular or ongoing basis and likewise, there is no obligation for you to accept work offered. 

An Enhanced DBS check is required for this role.

Closing: Midnight Sunday 1st November 2020
Interviews: Wednesday 11th November 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.