Permanent, part time - 4 hours per week
Based in the South East, with occasional travel to our Reading Office
Salary Range: £2,572 to £3,144 per annum (full time equivalent range of £23,793 to £29,079 per annum)
At Parents And Children Together (PACT) we are genuinely passionate about what we do. We share a purpose of empowering service users and strengthening families through the quality services we provide.
We have been at the forefront of adoption services for over 60 years, working with local authorities across the country. With our outstanding Ofsted rating, we work with a high degree of flexibility and innovation and a range of adopters from all backgrounds.
The Adopter Champion role is part of a team of experienced adopters who are passionate about adoption and provide support to adopters at different stages in their adoption journey by giving advice, guidance, encouragement and signposting.
We are looking for an adopter with experience of adopting a child/children for a period of 6 years or more, and with experience of overcoming challenges within your own adoption journey.
You should have good interpersonal skills, with the ability to listen and communicate effectively by telephone, email and via video calls.
It is also important that you have an understanding of the variety of issues an adopter may be faced with including a child’s emotional and behavioral issues, therapeutic parenting techniques, the impact of Early Developmental Trauma and Attachment Disorder, and the importance of self-care.
To join our inspirational organisation where you can make a real difference to adoptive families, please visit https://www.pactcharity.org/careers/current-opportunities/ for further information and details on how to apply.
Closing date: Sunday, 19th March 2023
Interview date: Wednesday, 29th March 2023
We look forward to hearing from you!
Please do not submit your CV, only completed application forms will be accepted. 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.