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.

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

Placements Officer

Would you like to work for one of the leading voluntary adoption agencies in the UK? PACT 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.

The role of Placements Officer is key in the family finding process.  You will be responsible for pro-actively providing the ‘child finding’ service to find suitable children for the family after they have been approved by the adoption panel and be the first point of contact for statutory agencies looking to place children.

If you:

can quickly form effective working relationships

can work flexibly in order to effectively manage a busy workload

enjoy working with a variety of agencies to achieve the right result

have knowledge of the adoption process

are determined to do the best for families and children

we would love to hear from you.

This is a permanent, full-time position based in Reading, offering a salary in the range of £21,610 - £26,412 per annum.

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

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 10th June and interviews will be held on Monday 17th June.

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£21,610 - £26,412pa





Hours per week:


Closing date:

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 09:00