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.

Social workers needed

PACT is always looking for great social workers to join our outstanding team. 

PACT is proud to have received an outstanding rating with Ofsted for the last two inspections and we’re going for the hat-trick! We are a thriving organisation and always open to hear from great prospective employees with passion, commitment to supporting families and a drive for excellence to help us to continue to develop our service.

We are always looking for good quality social workers/senior social workers to join us in either our London (Pimlico), Reading or Brighton adoption teams, and we would love to hear about your experience working with children and families. If you have a therapeutic qualification (DDP, Theraplay) then we would be happy to discuss the possibility of working with our award-winning therapeutic FACTS service. You will be part of a committed and passionate team focussing on adopter recruitment, preparation and assessment, placement and post-placement support. You will succeed in this role if you are an experienced children and families social worker, well-organised, supportive and a great team player. 

Besides a comprehensive benefits package PACT staff also repeatedly cite the culture at PACT as positive and forward-focused, warm, supportive, friendly and professional.    

The salary for a social worker is in the range of £28,034 - £34,262 FTE and £32,347 - £39,534 FTE for senior social workers (plus inner London weighting of £3,299 per annum for London based roles). We would be more than happy to discuss hours around our roles. 

If you are interested in joining a thriving organisation please contact the HR team or apply to join PACT  please with your name, address, telephone number, a covering letter and a copy of your most up-to-date CV. One of our Adoption Team Managers or our Head of Adoption, Lorna Hunt, would also be happy to talk over the roles so please let HR know if you would like to do that. We look forward to hearing from you.

Application information 

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.

For further information about any of the roles below please email 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

Social Worker, Reading

PACT is looking for a social worker or senior social worker to join our Reading adoption team.

You will be part of a committed and passionate team focussing on adopter recruitment, preparation, placement and post-placement support.

This is a full-time, permanent position.

The salary is in the range of £28,034 - £34,262 FTE per annum for a social worker and £32,347 - £39,534 FTE per annum for a senior social worker. 

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The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 17th December, and interviews will be held on Friday 21st December.

See the job descriptions for full details


£28,034 - £39,534pa





Hours per week:


Closing date:

Monday, December 17, 2018 - 09:00

Fundraising and Marketing Assistant

This is an exciting role supporting a broad area and therefore requires someone who enjoys working on a variety of tasks. The post holder will be efficient, and have excellent communication and time management skills, with proven experience in writing successful fundraising applications.

The successful candidate requires good MS Office skills, particularly Excel skills (supporter database). They will also be a team player, a multi-tasker and have a passion for the welfare of children and vulnerable people.

This is a part-time position for 18.5 hours per week, based in Reading. The pro rata salary is in the range of £9,208 - £11,254 per annum.

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Interested? If you would like to apply please send your CV and a personal statement to detailing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the criteria outlined in the job description.

The closing date is noon on Friday 4th January 2019, however, PACT reserves the right to close this vacancy early. Interviews will be held on Monday 14th January 2019.


£9,208 - £11,254pa





Hours per week:


Closing date:

Friday, January 4, 2019 - 12:00