Enquiries Officer, Adoption services

Location: Based in Vauxhall, London or Reading with hybrid working arrangements in place to accommodate both office and home working

Contract type: Part time (18.5 hours per week) permanent post

Hours per week: Flexible working arrangements available within Monday to Friday,10am to 5pm. Occasional evening and weekend working may be required

Salary: Salary in the range £12,373 to £15,122 per annum (£24,745 to £30,243 full time equivalent). £1,650 per annum (£3,299 full time equivalent) location allowance payable if London based

Closing date: Tuesday, 28th May 2024 at 9am

Interview date: Thursday, 6th June 2024 (Reading) and Tuesday, 11th June 2024 (London)

At Parents And Children Together (PACT) we are genuinely passionate about what we do.  We strengthen families through the quality services we provide and through our energy and professionalism, we deliver excellence.

We have been at the forefront of adoption services for over 60 years, working with local authorities across the country.  With our outstanding rating with Ofsted, we work with a high degree of flexibility and innovation and with a range of adopters from all backgrounds. With access to our specialist therapeutic services, we are proud to provide excellent lifetime support for our families’ adoption journeys.

Our adoption teams focus on assessing prospective adopters who can consider Early Permanence and/or adopting a wide range of children. 

We are looking for an Enquiries Officer to join our busy team operating our frontline enquiry service.  If you have excellent interpersonal skills and can demonstrate empathy and effective listening skills whilst developing your knowledge and understanding of adoption, then we would love to hear from you.

To apply to join an inspirational organisation where you can make a real difference, please fill out the application form below. Please do not submit your CV, only completed application forms will be accepted. 

We look forward to hearing from you!

No agencies please.

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.  

PACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Anyone joining our team is subject to PACT’s Safer Recruitment pre-appointment enquiries.  These include the provision of documentation of the right to work in the UK, Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check, overseas police check where applicable and references covering a minimum 5 year period.  All opportunities are based in the UK.

For more information, please download the job description below.