Bounce Back for Kids (BB4K) Manager

Location: Based in Reading or home based with regular travel across Thames Valley and the South of England

Contract type: Permanent

Hours per week: 37

Salary: Salary in the range: £37,227 - £41,363 per annum

Closing date: 9am on Monday 7th February 2022

Interview date: 15th and 16th February 2022

Are you passionate about assisting children and parents in recovering from trauma caused by domestic abuse? If so, this role could be for you.

Parents And Children Together have an exciting new opportunity for a Bounce Back for Kids (BB4K) Manager to help us drive our ambitions forward.

What we do

PACT is a leading independent adoption charity in the UK, placing children with secure and loving families and supporting them with specialist therapeutic support. Our most recent Ofsted inspection rated our adoption service as “Outstanding”.

We also run several community projects for children and adults facing multiple disadvantages including domestic abuse, homelessness, debt and victims or perpetrators of crime. Our current community projects include the Alana House women’s community programme and Bounce Back for Kids.

Bounce Back for Kids (BB4K) is a domestic abuse recovery service working with families once the perpetrator has left the family home.  The vision of Bounce Back for Kids is to break the cycle of domestic abuse through assisting families to heal from trauma and strengthen resilience whilst building stronger attachments between parent and child(ren).  The service primarily supports children aged up to 12 years old and their non-abusing parent.  The team offer a range of interventions include groupwork, individual support, play therapy and offer remote support through online workshops and a private Facebook group. 

How you could add value

The BB4K Manager will work closely with the Head of Communities and BB4K Service Lead, to grow the service in line with our ambitious strategy to meet the needs of more families in Berkshire and Thames Valley.  They will be responsible for ensuring that all aspects of the service are maintained with the highest of quality standards.

We are looking for someone with expertise in the field of domestic abuse, with strong people management skills, experience in budget management, and experience in contributing to strategic plans.  

Please submit your application by 9am on Monday 7th February 2022.

Interviews will take place on 15th and 16th February 2022.

Please do not submit your CV, only completed online application forms will be accepted. 

If you would like to learn more about our charity or have an informal discussion about the role, please contact Kathryn Warner, Head of Communities, on 07880 204314 or email kathryn.warner@pactcharity.org.

We look forward to hearing from you!