Reading Voluntary Action is recruiting

This is an exciting time to join the Reading Voluntary Action (RVA) team as the Advice Worker, providing maternity cover on a 13 month contract commencing February 2022. This post is integral to RVA’s services to the local voluntary and community sector and is a well-established post helping the sector to thrive.

RVA is particularly interested in hearing from applicants who have a legal background, whether through having previously practised Law or having completed the Legal Practice Course; and who have a working knowledge of the voluntary and community sector, either in a paid or volunteer role.

RVA wishes to offer this opportunity widely, therefore the post is available as home-working with regular travel to Reading Central Library at a minimum of once per week.

Purpose of role: To take lead responsibility in RVA for providing charities and voluntary organisations with advice, information and training on legal and technical aspects of running voluntary organisations.

-1 December: Applications open
-7 January, 17:00: Applications close
-13 January: Interviews at Reading Centre Library for shortlisted candidates (or alternatively via Zoom depending on Covid-19 restrictions)
-February 2022: In post.

Contract type: Full time, Temporary, Contract, or Project
Location: Central Reading
Salary: £31,700 per annum for 37 hours per week Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00, with occasional evenings
How to apply: Please download and complete this RVA application form and return to (Please note CVs will not be accepted).

Further information
-More detailed information on the role is available to download here Advice Worker JD and PS – Maternity Cover.
-If you would like an informal discussion about the role before applying, please get in touch with Rachel Spencer, CEO, or Herjeet Randhawa, Advice Service Manager, at or telephone 0118 937 2273.

RVA is also recruiting a part-time Social Prescribing Link Worker – details can be found here.

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