Our current vacancies


TACT is the UK’s largest specialist charity provider of fostering and adoption services. Our core work involves providing high quality and well supported fostering or adoptive families 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 adoptive families and are a leading voice in the sector.

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


12 Month Fixed Term Contract – Home-based – Covering East Wales


£33,351 per annum + £1500 per annum Out of Hours Rota Allowance

TACT is the UK’s largest fostering and adoption charity and was formed in 1993; we now have 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 our surplus income into service, staff, carers, and children’s development.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of 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.

The overall purpose of this role is to recruit, assess, train and support a diverse range of foster carers and placements.

You will need to be fluent in Welsh, DipSW, CSS or CQSW qualified and registered with the Care Council for Wales. An enhanced disclosure is also required and is requested for you by TACT.

  • Closing Date: Noon on Friday 31st March 2017
  • Shortlisting Date: Friday 7th April 2017
  • Interview Date: Thursday 13th April 2017

If you would like to receive an application pack, please contact HR on 020 8695 8146 or email hr@tactcare.org.uk.


Cytundeb Tymor Sefydlog 12 Mis – Gweithio o Gartref – yn Gwasanaethu Dwyrain Cymru

Cyf:  SSSW-W

£33,351 y flwyddyn + £1500 y flwyddyn o Lwfans Rota y Tu Allan i Oriau

TAC yw elusen maethu a mabwysiadu fwyaf y Deyrnas Unedig, a chafodd ei sefydlu yn 1993. Bellach, mae gennym ni dros 500 o wirfoddolwyr ymroddedig sy’n gofalu am dros 600 o blant a phobl ifanc ledled y wlad. Mae ein henw da a’n twf yn deillio o’n cryfder o ran darparu lleoliadau llwyddiannus. Fel elusen, nid oes gennym ni gyfranddalwyr sy’n derbyn elw a byddwn ni’n buddsoddi ein hincwm dros ben yn y gwasanaeth, y staff, gofalwyr a datblygiad plant.

Dyma gyfle gwych i fod yn rhan o sefydliad di-elw ar y lefel lleol. Mae gennym ni ddiddordeb cyffredinol mewn unigolion y mae ansawdd y gwasanaeth o’r pwys mwyaf iddynt ac sy’n rhannu ein hymrwymiad i weithio mewn partneriaeth â phlant a’u gofalwyr maeth i ddatblygu’r asiantaeth.

Diben cyffredinol y swydd hon yw recriwtio, asesu, hyfforddi a chynorthwyo ystod amrywiol o ofalwyr a lleoliadau maeth.

Bydd angen i chi allu siarad Cymraeg yn rhugl, meddu ar gymhwyster DipSW, CSS neu CQSW a dylech fod wedi’ch cofrestru â Chyngor Gofal Cymru. Bydd angen i chi gael datgeliad manwl a bydd TACT yn gwneud cais am hynny ar eich rhan.

* Dyddiad Cau: Hanner dydd, dydd Gwener 31 Mawrth 2017

* Dyddiad Llunio Rhestr Fer: Dydd Gwener 7 Ebrill 2017

* Dyddiad y Cyfweliad: Dydd Iau 13 Ebrill 2017

Os hoffech chi gael pecyn ymgeisio, cysylltwch â’r adran adnoddau dynol ar 020 8695 8146 neu e-bostiwch hr@tactcare.org.uk.

All our permanent, temporary and volunteering vacancies are  posted here. This page is updated regularly so keep an eye out for any other positions you’re interested in. If you would like more information about working for TACT, please contact our HR department on 020 8695 8146 or email hr@tactcare.org.uk.


Full time – Permanent Post – 35 Hours per week – £23,400 per annum

The TACT East Midlands team are based in Kettering and are currently looking for a Children’s Resource Worker with experience of voluntary, or paid working with children and young people.  The post holder will work closely with looked after children, the birth children of foster carers and foster carers, to achieve excellent care in line with legislative requirements of the 5 Every Child Matters Outcome Areas. This role will involve residential activity weekends and some flexible working.

Experience of working within the “care system” would be desirable.

An enhanced DBS is required for this role and will be undertaken by TACT on your behalf.

For more information, and to request an application pack, please contact the HR Department at hr@tactcare.org.uk quoting reference CRW-EM.

Closing date: Midday on Monday 3rd April 2017

Interviews: To be held at TACT East Midlands – Kettering – Wednesday 19th April 2017

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.


Approximately 12 Days per year + 1 training day

We are currently looking for a Panel Vice Chair for our Fostering Panel in the East Midlands area.  The East Midlands office is based in Kettering, Northants.  The Fostering Panel meet at this office on the third Monday of every month.

We are looking for applicants who live within a 30 mile radius of the Kettering office.

The Panel Vice Chair will be expected to deputise for the Chair when required.

Payment is £150 per panel + mileage.  If Panel Vice Chair chairs the Panel then payment is £300 per panel + mileage.

The Panel Vice Chair role is self-employed and a Standard DBS clearance is required, which will be undertaken by TACT on your behalf.  You will be required to have professional membership to a social work body if you are currently a practicing social worker.

In line with our values, we expect each panel member to ensure that all decisions are made with regard to the interest of ‘children in care’, foster carers and the community in which they live.

If you wish to discuss the role further please contact Barbara Taylor on 01536 411 410.

For an information pack please contact the HR Department at hr@tactcare.org.uk quoting reference PVC-East Midlands.

Closing date: Midday on Monday 10th April 2017

Interviews: To be held at TACT East Midlands – Kettering – Monday 24th April 2017

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.


HOURS: 14 Hours per week (Workdays preferably Thursday & Friday)
SALARY: £33,561 per annum, pro rata + £3,439 London Weighting, per annum, pro rata 

Reference : SSSW-EL

We are looking to recruit a professional to manage caseloads, assess, train and support a diverse range of foster carers, children and young people.  You may also be involved in the recruitment of foster carers.   The successful candidate will also have a keen interest in Duty / Placement work as you will be expected to cover this on a regular basis.

You will need to be DipSW, CSS or CQSW qualified, with recent experience in childcare, preferably family placement work. Up-to-date knowledge of all relevant legislation is essential, as is an enhanced DBS clearance and HCPC membership.

We offer a wide range of attractive benefits including pension scheme, contributory health and dental care, Child Care Voucher scheme, 31 days annual leave, mileage allowance and flexible working.

To apply, or for further information please contact HR on hr@tactcare.org.uk or 020 8695 8146.

Closing date:  Midday on Wednesday 5th April 2017

Interviews:     Tuesday 25th April 2017