Senior Supervising Social Worker

West Bromwich
£15,000 - £19,999
15 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

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TACT West Midlands are currently seeking a part time, office based Senior Supervising Social Worker. The overall purpose of this role is to recruit, assess, train and support a diverse range of foster carers and placements.

Senior Supervising Social Worker

Part Time - 28 Hours Per Week - Office Based - Permanent

Salary From £33,561 (Pro Rata) + £1500 Out of Hours Allowance (Pro Rata - on participating on the rota)

TACT, the UK’s largest fostering and adoption charity. 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 of our surplus income into service, staff, carers, and children's development. Building upon our reputation for delivering excellent outcomes for children.

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 manage caseloads, assess, visit, 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 are required to have the following experience:

  • Post qualifying experience which should be in family placement work or post qualifying experience in other child care settings.
  • A proven track record in working with and on behalf of children, respecting and maintaining their individuality and promoting their positive development.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of all relevant legislation.

Please view the job description for full details about the role.

You will need to be DipSW, CSS or CQSW qualified and registered with the HCPC. An enhanced disclosure is also required and is requested for you by TACT.

You will be required to be on an out of hours’ rota and you will be paid an allowance of £2,000 per annum (pro rata), once participating in the rota.

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. (Part time employees will be eligable for benefits on a pro rata basis). Please see the job information pack for further information.

  • Closing: Midnight on Wednesday 25th April 2018
  • Interviews: Tuesday 15th May 2018 at TACT West Midlands (West Bromwich, B70 6QG)

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.

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