Company: Tact (The Adolescent and Children’s Trust)
Location: Cardiff, Wales


Deputy Area Manager

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We are recruiting for a Deputy Area Manager – Social Worker for Wales. Offering 31 days annual leave, flexible working arrangements, death in service insurance, insurance for long-term sickness amongst many other benefits.


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.

This role includes managing Senior Supervising Social Workers, recruiting permanent Social Workers, sessional Social Workers, admin staff and dealing with HR matters.

To be considered, you will need to have experience of working with children and young people in a statutory setting and have a management qualification (or willingness to undertake one). You will also need to be registered with Social Care Wales 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, death in service and stakeholder pension scheme (salary sacrifice) and fantastic learning and development opportunities.

Please see the job information pack for further information.

The post will be office based in Cardiff but will involve significant travel within South Wales.

Applications from fluent Welsh speakers will be welcomed.

Closing: Sunday, 26th January 2020
Interviews: Tuesday, 4th February 2020 (TACT Wales CF11 9LJ)

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.