Would you like to make a difference and work for an outstanding voluntary adoption agency committed to building families?

Assistant Service Director – Adoption

Full time, permanent

Based in Reading or London

Starting salary in the range £49,067 - £59,971 pa
£3,299 per annum location allowance payable if based in London

PACT is a supportive and respectful place where people are genuinely passionate about delivering positive outcomes for children and their families.  We have been at the forefront of adoption services for over 60 years, working with Local Authorities and Regional Adoption Agencies 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, including those from black and minority ethnic heritage and the LGBT and faith communities.  With access to our award-winning therapeutic services, we are unique in that we are able to provide excellent lifelong support for our families.

We are looking for an Assistant Service Director to join us as we enter our next phase of growth and development.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is passionate about creating positive outcomes for children and families, with the experience and expertise of working within Adoption Services.  You will have overall operational responsibility for managing several adoption teams who focus solely on recruiting and supporting adoptive parents.

Our adoption teams are confident, capable and highly professional in their work. Many of them have worked with the agency for many years and have developed excellent relationships with families and partner agencies. 

The post holder will be part of a supportive and focused senior management team which drives the direction of adoption in a responsive and flexible way to meet the values of the agency – to build and strengthen families.

Interested? If you would like to join an inspirational organisation where you can make a real difference to children and families, please apply by completing an application form and sending it to [email protected].

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Lorna Hunt, Service Director by email:  [email protected] or by phone: 07867 467489.

Further information (including the job description) is available on our website:  http://pactcharity.org/about-us/careers or alternatively please email:  [email protected] or telephone: 0118 402 1681. 

We look forward to hearing from you!

Closing date:             noon, Monday 28th September 2020

Interview date:          Friday 9th October 2020

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). Please note prospective employees will need to evidence they have the relevant permission to work in the UK.

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