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

Interim Head of HR and Facilities

HR and Facilities Team

Would you like to make a difference and work for a voluntary organisation committed to building and strengthening families?

Rated as Outstanding by Ofsted, PACT exists to increase the life chances of children and young people especially those from more vulnerable backgrounds.

We are seeking an experienced and hands on HR professional to lead the HR & Facilities team, for 7 months starting from October. Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will advise the Executive Team on the HR implications of business plans and provide pragmatic HR day to day support to managers and staff. 

In addition, you will be responsible for facilities management (including health and safety, office facilities, IT and telephony).

An excellent understanding of HR processes is essential, as is a sound knowledge of employment law, and experience of working in recruitment, employee relations, training and performance management. A general understanding and some experience of health and safety and facilities management would be an advantage. 

MCIPD qualified with relevant experience in a generalist HR role, you will be proactive, skilled in people management, able to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision and capable of providing excellent direction and support for the HR & Facilities team. 

To apply download and complete an  application form and return to PACT_HR@pactcharity.org.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Deborah Hardy, Head of HR & Facilities on 0118 402 1685.

Pro rata salary in the range £37,584 - £45,937 per annum which is pro rata the full time equivalent range of £46,354 – £56,655 per annum.

Interviews likely week of 28th August 2017

This is an interim appointment for 7 months from October 2017. 

Salary:

£37,584 - £45,937pa

Based:

Reading

Contract:

Part-time

Hours per week:

30

Closing date:

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 09:00

Digital Project Lead

PACT's Online Adoption Support Service

PACT has successfully secured funding to develop the digitization of our adoption support services which will optimise the online support services for our adopters.  The digital project lead is a key member of the development team and responsible for leading on the digital development work of the project.  Using your excellent IT, creative skills and organisational skills you will be responsible for creating and delivering digital content and stand-alone copy to complement visual concepts, on-line testing, evaluating tools under development.  We are looking for a strong team player with strong organisational, creative and IT skills.

This is a part time position working 22.5 hours per week.

Fixed term appointment from September 2017 - March 2018.

Salary is £14,806 - £18,906 the full time equivalent range of £24,348 - £29,758 per annum.

Interviews: Monday 11th September 2017.

To apply complete and return an   application form to   PACT_HR@pactcharity.org. To find out more please email   PACT_HR@pactcharity.org or call 0118 402 1706.

Salary:

£14,806 - £18,906pa

Based:

Reading

Contract:

Temporary

Hours per week:

22.5

Closing date:

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 17:00

Fundraising Manager

Fundraising and Marketing Team

We are looking for an experienced fundraiser with a passion for the welfare of children, to deliver our fundraising targets for the next 12 months.  You will contribute towards the generation of restricted and unrestricted voluntary income in the region of £250,000.  As a key ambassador you will build relationships with partners from a wide range of fundraising streams including trusts, churches, companies, events and schools. You will also be responsible for donor research, marketing and supporting existing donors.  If you are an energetic self-starter with excellent organisational and communication skills with the ability to build strong relationships with colleagues and external partners we would love to hear from you.

Fixed term contract of one year from October 2017.

Interviews 21st September 2017.

To apply complete and return an  application form to  PACT_HR@pactcharity.org. To find out more please email  PACT_HR@pactcharity.org or call 0118 402 1706.

Salary:

£28,093 - £34,337pa

Based:

Reading

Contract:

Temporary

Hours per week:

Full time

Closing date:

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 17:00