Job vacancy: Reading Borough Council Neighbourhood Initiatives Officer

Reading Borough Council are looking for an enthusiastic and committed person to join the Neighbourhood Initiatives Team to deliver an outcome focused programme that is based on the renewal of Reading’s most deprived neighbourhoods. This programme is undertaken in partnership with local people and a range of other services, agencies and stakeholders by working on cross cutting themes and developing projects which impact on a range of outcomes including community safety, crime reduction, health, social cohesion, poverty and economic development.

You will have experience of community development and/or community safety work, partnership working that has led to real benefits for local communities and previous project management experience. Additionally, you will have excellent communication skills with the ability to motivate and enthuse individuals and groups in the community, to maximise participation.

An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be sought from the successful candidates.

Location: Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading
Salary: £24,472 to £29,558 pa
Closing date for applications: Sunday 6 December 2015
Interview date: Tuesday 15 December 2015

For more information, please contact Chris Bloomfield (Neighbourhoods Initiatives Manager) on 0118 937 2176 or email

You can apply online at

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