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Current opportunities

We believe everyone deserves access to free, independent, impartial, confidential advice to help them deal with life's problems and challenges. We have both paid staff and volunteers to support us delivering this service, whether that's directly through providing advice and support to clients, or behind the scenes, in our admin, communication, IT and other support teams.

Citizens Advice Reading recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

Explore our current paid and voluntary opportunities.

Paid roles

Debt Caseworker

We're recruiting a Debt Caseworker to join a Reading Borough Council funded project to provide debt advice to local residents.

The Debt Caseworker will work with vulnerable clients or those seeking help with more complex cases, to give full debt advice, including acting on the client’s behalf where appropriate. The Debt Caseworker will work with the Debt Adviser and Debt Team Leader to determine next steps for all new debt clients.

If you are interested in this role please view the application pack below.

Team Leader

We are recruiting a Team Leader to lead some of our frontline services teams. You’ll be line managing staff and/or volunteer advice teams and helping to supervise other paid and volunteer advisers across the service. 

See the applicaton pack to find out more and how to apply.

Volunteer roles

Volunteer Advisers

We need new volunteers to join our Advice Team to provide effective and efficient client interviews, both face to face and on the telephone. You don’t need any particular qualifications or experience to train for this role.

Training sessions for 12 weeks will be held on a Thursday morning commencing in the Autumn.

Please send in applications now and we will let you know as soon as the recruitment process starts.

Trustees

Citizens Advice Reading is looking to strengthen its Board with three new Trustees with the following specialisms:  IT, fundraising and HR. Board experience is preferred but not essential. More importantly, we ask that you support our work, bring sound judgement and good governance. The role is voluntary and the time commitment is approximately 4 - 6 hours per month. Please see the advert for more information.

If you are interested in other volunteer roles have a look at our volunteering page on the national Citizens Advice website for how to apply.