Manager – closing date 30 September 2019

We are looking to recruit an experienced benefits advisor/case worker to act as Manager of Reading Community Welfare Rights Unit. The post could be of interest to someone with up-to-date knowledge of the benefits system and legislation, experience of management in a benefits advice agency, or who is an experienced case worker and interested to take on more responsibility by managing the staff providing such a service. A central feature of this appointment is taking responsibility for recruiting and training a team of volunteers to support the work of the existing staff.

The ideal candidate will have experience in managing staff and recruiting and training volunteers. Training and support would be provided as appropriate for someone taking on new responsibilities.

Further information
  • The post is permanent.
  • There will be a 6-month probationary period.
  • Employee Benefits:
    • 28 days annual leave plus statutory public holidays pro-rata.
    • Statutory workplace pension through ‘NEST’.
  • Hours of work: Full-time post, 35 hours a week – individuals prepared to work at least 4 days and 30 hours a week would be considered.
Address Line 1
South Reading Community Hub
Address line 2
252 Northumberland Avenue
Address line 3
Is this location wheelchair accessible?
Contract type
Full time
Central Reading
£29,000 rising to £31,000
Karen Giles, Office Manager
Main contact telephone
0118 955 1070
07941 342220
How to apply

Email for an application pack. You can also telephone the office on 0118 9551070 or 07941 342220 to request an application pack.

Open for applications from
10 September 2019
Closing date for applications
30 September 2019
Will my application be acknowledged?
All applicants, successful or otherwise, can expect to receive a reply from us in due course