Senior Supervising Social Worker

West Bromwich
33561.00 GBP Hourly + Allowance once participating in the rota
06 Jul 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

TACT are seeking a full time, office based Senior Supervising Social Worker, for a 12 month fixed term contract, based in our West Bromwich Office. The overall purpose of this role is to recruit, assess, train and support a diverse range of foster carers and placements as part of the TACT West Midlands team.

Senior Supervising Social Worker

Full Time - 12 Month Fixed-Term Contract

Office based - West Bromwich (B70 6QG)

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.

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 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.

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 out of hours' allowance of GBP1,500 per annum once participating in the rota.

  • Closing: Midnight on Friday 28th July 2017
  • Interviews: 8th August 2017 at TACT West Midlands Office (West Bromwich)