Deputy Area Manager

Permanent - Office- Based 

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.

TACT's East Midlands service has been rated "Outstanding" by Ofsted and we are offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced, dynamic individual to assist and support the Area Manager in the operational management of the Area Team and the recruitment, assessment, training and support of a diverse range of foster carers and placements.

To be considered, you will need to have experience of working with children and young people in a statutory setting and ideally have a management qualification.  You will also need to be HCPC registered and have a DipSW, CSS or CQSW qualification.  An enhanced DBS clearance is required and this check will be undertaken by TACT on your behalf.  The use of a car is essential.

You will be required to work an out of hours rota, attracting an additional allowance of £1,500 per annum. 

TACT offer an excellent 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: Midnight on Tuesday, 2nd April 2019
Interviews: Tuesday, 16th April 2019 at TACT East Midlands (NN15 7HH) 

Please note, we reserve the right to interview and close this advert early. Therefore, early applications are advised.