Administrative Assistant – closing date 29 October 2021

As part of the Governments Kick Start scheme, we are accepting applications for a supporting role with the CEO and Office. This role will support the team with administrative tasks to enable them to focus on supporting our clients and allow us to expand our capacity.

Your responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative support to ensure efficient operation of Support U Offices.
  • Answers phone calls, schedules meetings and supports visitors.
  • Carries out administrative duties such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning, receipts/invoices and ordering lunch etc.
  • Identifies and keeps abreast of key calendar events throughout the year such as Pride and IDAHOBIT.
  • Prepares and seeks review of social media posts for the charity.
  • Makes travel arrangements for senior staff.
  • Exhibits polite and professional communication via phone, e-mail, and mail.
  • Supports team by performing tasks related to strong communication.
  • Provides information by answering questions and requests.
  • Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Further information

Please be aware that we are only able to accept selected candidates that have been referred by the Jobcentre or DWP in line with the Kickstart Scheme rules.

Address Line 1
Citizens Advice Reading
Address line 2
Minster Street
Is this location wheelchair accessible?
Contract type
Temporary, Contract, or Project
Central Reading
National Minimum Wage (£4.62ph-£8.91ph),
Lorna McArdle, CEO
Main contact telephone
0118 321 9111
Reference number for post
Kickstart - ADMIN
How to apply

We are only able to accept selected candidates that have been referred by the Jobcentre or DWP for this position in line with the Kickstart Scheme rules.

Open for applications from
5 October 2021
Closing date for applications
29 October 2021
Will my application be acknowledged?
All applicants, successful or otherwise, can expect to receive a reply from us in due course