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Senior Supervising Social Worker

Job Type

Fixed term 12 months initially

Region

Wales

Salary

Location

£35,893 - £39,880

Posted Date

12 March 2024

North Wales

Closing Date

31 March 2024

We are looking for a Senior Supervising Social Worker to join the team.

As a Fostering Senior Supervising Social Worker with TACT Cymru, you will be a part of our amazing team of professionals working with our organisational values at the heart of their everyday practice.

In addition to the annual salary, the Senior Supervising Social Worker role attracts Out of Hours Allowance of £1,500 per annum once participating in the rota.

The main role requirements for this role include:

- An appropriate social work qualification
- Up-to-date registration with Social Care Wales
- A minimum of 2 years post-qualifying experience in fostering/family placements or other childcare settings
- Experience in supporting and supervising 10-12 foster families to meet the complex needs of the looked-after young people
- A proven track record in working with and on behalf of children, respecting and maintaining their individuality, and promoting their positive development.
- Experience in group work and/or delivery of training.
- Up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation including the Fostering Services (Wales) regulations.
- Experience of working with/supporting looked after children and their foster carers.
- Ability to prioritise, plan and self-organise efficiently.
- Capable of using electronic records systems and IT effectively, including participating in virtual meetings and webinars

TACT offers an excellent employee benefits package including:

- 31 days paid holiday plus bank holidays.
- Flexible working arrangements (including compressed hours, flexibility around core hours, and volunteer days policy).
- Family-friendly policies.
- Homeworking ‘bundle’ including annual allowance of £750, IT equipment, and a loan for home office set up.
- Stakeholder pension scheme (salary sacrifice) and life insurance from day one.
- Employee Assistance Programme (including free CBT counselling, remote GP appointments, physiotherapy, mental health support, and second opinions).
- Fantastic learning and development opportunities.

An Enhanced DBS clearance is also required and will be processed by TACT on your behalf.

Proficiency in the Welsh language is desirable though not essential.

Please see the Job Information Pack and Job Description for further information.

Closing Date: Sunday 31st March 2024

Interview Date: Wednesday 10th April 2024 (via Microsoft Teams)

Safeguarding is everyone’s business and TACT believes 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 reserves 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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