Careers

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

If you are interested in joining the PACT adoption 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 contractors 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

For further information about any of the roles below please email PACT_HR@pactcharity.org or telephone 0118 402 1681.

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

No agencies please.  

Thank you for considering PACT as an employer.

Current opportunities

Support Worker - Women’s Community Project (Alana House)

Based in Reading
Permanent, part time position (22 hours per week)

Salary in the range £13,400 - £16,378pa which is pro rata the full time equivalent range £22,537- £27,545pa

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 female applicants.

PACT’s 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 part time Support Worker to join the team.  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.  While currently based in Reading the role may involve outreach work across Berkshire and the Thames Valley.

Alana House delivers a range of projects through various funding partners and you will also have the opportunity to deliver and report on specific funding related activities within the Alana House service.

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.

To join an inspirational organisation where you can make a real difference to supporting women facing multiple disadvantages.  Please submit your application form to PACT_HR@pactcharity.org.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Jeanie Herbert, Alana House Manager (email:  jeanie.herbert@pactcharity.org or telephone:  07587 552400).

Closing date:     Monday 21st June 2021
Interview date:  Tuesday 29th June 2021

PACT is a supportive and respectful place where people are passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of women, children and families from many different backgrounds.  We continuously look to progress the ways in which we create families and bring people together and encourage applications from people across all communities.  We are committed to ensuring that our people and our services reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and applications from people from under-represented groups are particularly welcomed.   Please note prospective employees will need to evidence they have the relevant permission to work in the UK.

No agencies please

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Salary:

£13,400 - £16,378pa

Based:

Reading

Contract:

Part-time

Hours per week:

22

Closing date:

Monday, June 21, 2021 - 17:00

Interviews:

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 09:00

Alana House Manager, Women’s Community Project

Part time permanent position – 22 hours per week

Based in Reading, with travel across Berkshire and Thames Valley area

Salary in the range £22,135 - £27,053 per annum (£37,227 - £45,499 FTE)

Alana House is an innovative women’s community project run by Parents And Children Together (PACT).  It provides a holistic approach to support women facing multiple disadvantages, including those at risk of offending. 

This is a part time post operating with our current Alana House Manager to job share the day to day operational management of Alana House and to take the sole management lead of our new rehabilitation service.  This new service will support women leaving prison and on probation in the Thames Valley area (predominantly Berkshire).  On this basis, we are actively seeking candidates with personal or work experience of the criminal justice system.

To join an inspirational organisation where you can make a real difference to supporting women facing multiple disadvantages, please submit an application form to PACT_HR@pactcharity.org

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Kathryn Warner, Head of Communities on 07880 204314 or email kathryn.warner@pactcharity.org

Due 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 female applicants.

Closing date: 9am on Monday 5th July 2021

Interview date: Tuesday 13th July 2021

Please note that we may close this advertisement earlier than stated should we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

We look forward to hearing from you!

PACT is a supportive and respectful place where people are passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of women, children and families from many different backgrounds.  We continuously look to progress the ways in which we create families and bring people together and encourage applications from people across all communities.  We are committed to ensuring that our people and our services reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and applications from people from under-represented groups are particularly welcomed.   Please note prospective employees will need to evidence they have the relevant permission to work in the UK.

No agencies please.

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Salary:

£22,135 - £27,053pa

Based:

Reading, with travel across Berkshire and Thames Valley area

Contract:

Permanent

Hours per week:

22

Closing date:

Monday, July 5, 2021 - 09:00

Interviews:

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 09:00