Reading Borough Council
Get weekly updates, new jobs, and reviews

Reading Borough Council Careers and Employment

About us
Reading Borough Council - providing services for residents of Reading Borough. One of the fastest growing towns in the UK, Reading’s forward momentum is remarkable. Transport connections are excellent with exceptional access to Heathrow, central London and beyond.

Around an already thriving retail heart, our new Abbey business quarter has opened
 – more... up a hidden heritage gem in the middle of Reading, and we’re committed to enhancing our cultural infrastructure. We’ve the 7th highest employment rate in the UK, the working population is the 6th most well-educated, and the average weekly salary is 18% above the national average.

Extensive new housing of all tenures (including through our own housing company), and a flourishing university complete the picture for inward investors. We’re proud that the Council, through our Team Reading approach, is driving much of this transformation.

Despite having delivered £80m of savings so far, we’re on track to achieve a further £43m of efficiencies by 2020. We plan to deliver a £122m capital programme to provide new school places, homes, transport infrastructure and investment. We are determined to ensure that our growth is good growth: low carbon, sustainable and - most important of all - to the benefit of local people
 – less
See Why Join Us

What is it like to work at Reading Borough Council?

Work/Life Balance
Job Security/Advancement

What are people saying about the leadership at Reading Borough Council?

of employees approve of CEO’s performance
CEO Approval is based on 16 ratings
Admin role
Written by Administrate Assistant (Former Employee) from Reading, UK on 2 December 2018
Providing administrative support to professionals to ensure school attendance is kept high. Biggest success moving from a paper file management system to an electric management system.
See Reading Borough Council reviews about management

What did candidates say about the interview at Reading Borough Council?

Interview experience
Based on 14 interviews
Interview difficulty
Based on 14 interviews
Interview process length
Based on 14 interviews
About a day or two
See Reading Borough Council interviews