Careers

Vacancies are advertised below, if you are interested in joining the PACT team as a volunteer we also have volunteer positions available. We are also looking for self-employed contractors.

"PACT is a supportive and respectful place where people are genuinely passionate about what we do. Our energy and professionalism deliver something special. Open to new opportunities, our innovation and creativity drive our commitment to make a positive difference to the lives of the people with whom we work"

View PACT's Safeguarding policy, Safer Recruitment Policy and  Code of Conduct.

PACT has been awarded the Investors in People Bronze Standard, demonstrating its commitment to realising the potential of its staff.

This award follows the charity’s adoption services being rated as outstanding by Ofsted in January 2014 and its therapeutic services FACTS winning Voluntary Adoption Service of the Year at the BAAF National Adoption Week Awards in November 2013.

PACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults therefore please note our recruitment procedure includes DBS checks and overseas checks (where applicable).  Please note that prospective employees will need to evidence they have the relevant permission to work in the UK.

No agencies please

To apply please complete and return an application form and send it to PACT_HR@pactcharity.org.

Thank you for considering PACT as an employer.

Current opportunities

Online Adoption Support Manager

PACT, a voluntary adoption agency, has been at the forefront of adoption services for over 60 years and works with local authorities across the country. With our outstanding rating with Ofsted we work with a high degree of flexibility and innovation and work with a range of adopters from all backgrounds, including those from black and minority ethnic heritage and the LGBT community. 

PACT has successfully secured funding to develop the digitization of our adoption support services (including FACTS (Family and Children Therapeutic Support) and strengthening families team) and we are looking for a manager to lead, optimise and manage the online support service for our adopters.  Working closely with the adoption support service teams, our corporate sponsor Vodafone and external partners you will establish and build on the digital support available.  You will also be responsible for training and supporting a new team of volunteer adopter champions to maintain the service provision as well as keep all associated administration and reports in good order to meet deadlines and budgets. 

With your interest in supporting our adopters and their children and your experience of leading and developing similar projects and platforms you will be working towards the best outcomes for children.

For more information please email  PACT_HR@pactcharity.org or telephone: 0118 402 1706. To apply, download an application form and return to   PACT_HR@pactcharity.org.

Closing date 8.00am Friday 21st April 2017.

Interviews: Friday 5th May 2017.

Salary £13,908 - £16,999pa, which is pro-rata the full time equivalent salary of £27,815 - £33,997.

Fixed term contract until end of March 2018.

 

Salary:

£13,908 - £16,999pa

Based:

Reading

Contract:

Temporary

Hours per week:

18.5

Closing date:

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 08:00

Senior Placements Officer

Adoption Team

PACT, a voluntary adoption agency, has been at the forefront of adoption services for over 60 years and works with local authorities across the country. With our outstanding rating with Ofsted we work with a high degree of flexibility and innovation and work with a range of adopters from all backgrounds, including those from black and minority ethnic heritage and the LGBT community. 

You will be part of a committed and passionate team that focuses solely on child finding for our exceptional adopters. With your excellent customer service skills you will pro-actively find suitable children for families after their approval at their adoption panel.  You will also be first point of contact for local authorities looking to place children for our Foster for Adoption scheme. 

This is a varied role that depends on a passion to help children and families and solid experience in a similar role; such as in a family finding team. From working directly with families and local authorities, attending profile and information events to liaising closely with teams within PACT and maintaining accurate and up-to-date records you will be working for the best outcomes for children.

This position is full time.

For more information please email PACT_HR@pactcharity.org or telephone: 0118 402 1706. To apply, download an application form and return to  PACT_HR@pactcharity.org.

Closing date:   8.00am Tuesday 2nd May 2017
Interview date: Friday 12th May 2017  

Salary:

£24,107 - £29,464pa

Based:

Reading, London or Brighton

Contract:

Permanent

Closing date:

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 08:00