Careers

Vacancies are advertised below, and we are always looking for great social workers to join our outstanding team - see here for more details.

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 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). For employment roles PACT will help with the cost of these. Please note prospective employees will need to evidence they have the relevant permission to work in the UK. PACT is a supportive place to work and our friendly HR team will be available to help you from the first step and through the recruitment process.

How to apply

To apply for any of the roles below please complete an application form and return to PACT_HR@pactcharity.org or for further information about any of the roles below please email PACT_HR@pactcharity.org or telephone 0118 402 1681.

See PACT's Safeguarding policySafer Recruitment Policy and Code of Conduct.

No agencies please.

Thank you for considering PACT as an employer.

Current opportunities

Women’s Community Project Support Worker

PACT’s Alana House Women’s Community Project is an innovative women’s community solution in Reading that uses a holistic approach to support women by empowering them to take control of their lives, make informed decisions and improve their life chances.

We are looking for a full time Support Worker to join the team. You will have the opportunity to work on the Enrich and Sport England funded Love Me, Love Life projects and the opportunity is available until the end of June 2020.

You will hold a case load of women and be involved in regular outcomes-focussed person-centred one to one support work and group based sessions. You will be expected to do support plans, follow-up meetings, write reports demonstrating outcomes, make referrals to Alana House partners and other local agencies, lead groups and facilitate drop-ins.

To succeed in this role you will need sound administrative skills in order to complete measurement tools and necessary reporting and have experience of supporting and working with vulnerable people, enabling them to positive changes in their lives and reduce chaotic lifestyles. 

This is a full time appointment on a fixed term contract until end of June 2020. The role is based in Reading and offers a salary in the range £21,610 - £26,412 per annum

Having regard to the nature and context of the work, there is a genuine occupational requirement permitted under the Equality Act 2010 that this post is only available to women.

The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 9th August and interviews will be held on Wednesday 21st August.

To apply, download an application form and return to PACT_HR@pactcharity.org. For more information email PACT_HR@pactcharity.org or call 0118 402 1681.

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Salary:

£21,610 - £26,412pa

Based:

Reading

Closing date:

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 12:00

Interviews:

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 09:00

Contracts Manager (Families and Children Therapeutic Services)

Would you like the satisfaction of knowing that your work helps to make a real and significant difference to the lives of our adoptive children and families? PACT is one of the leading voluntary adoption agencies in the UK and has been at the forefront of adoption services for over 60 years. We place children with secure and loving families through our adoption service, rated overall Outstanding by Ofsted. 

Our FACTS (Families and Children Therapeutic Services) team provides vital therapeutic support to our families who have adopted a child/ren through PACT. In addition, the service contracts with Regional Adoption Agencies (RAAs)/Local Authorities and other third parties to provide assessments, therapeutic support and training for parents that are eligible for support via the Adoption Support Fund.

This is a new role and you will have overall responsibility for managing the successful end to end delivery of key elements (business administration, contract management, financial control and support processes) for this core service.

We are looking for someone who enjoys pushing for continued excellence, has experience of delivering efficient business critical processes, is able to manage contracts, and has a proven working knowledge of accounting with strong numeracy skills.

This is a permanent, full time appointment based in Reading, with a salary in the range of £28,942 – £35,373 per annum.

The closing date for applications is Monday 26th August and interviews will be held on Thursday 5th September.

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

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Salary:

£28,942 - £35,373pa

Based:

Reading

Contract:

Permanent

Closing date:

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 23:45

Interviews:

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 09:00

Senior Social Worker – Strengthening Families 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.

PACT requires an experienced, qualified adoption social worker, with therapeutic experience (particularly with trauma and attachment) to join the London (Pimlico-based) adoption team.

If your passion is to work in a family-centred way to help families stay together and address communication and behavioural challenges then we would love to hear from you.

This is a full time, permanent position based in Lonndon, with some travel to Brighton. The starting salary is in the range of £32,994 - £40,326 per annum plus a London weighting of £3,299 per annum.

The closing date for applications is noon on Thursday 5th September and interviews will be held on Tuesday 24th September. 

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

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Salary:

£32,994 - £40,326pa

Based:

London

Contract:

Permanent

Closing date:

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 12:00

Interviews:

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 09:00