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Public Sector jobs in Reading

What is The Public Sector in Reading?


The term ‘public sector’ relates to the aspect of administrative and economic life that deals with the delivery of services and goods by the government whether it’s national, regional (such as County Council) or local (such as District or Borough Council). Any aspect of the economy which is controlled by government spending and employment is deemed public sector.

Examples of Reading Borough Council / Berkshire County Council activity range from administering benefits, administering urban planning and law enforcement.


What type of jobs can you find in the Public Sector in Reading?


The public sector offers a wide range of jobs in a wide range of areas. Reading Borough Council / Berkshire County Council jobs you may find in Reading may include:



  • Reading Borough Council / Berkshire County Council Care jobs such as childcare and care management.

  • Reading Borough Council / Berkshire County Council Administration jobs like secretarial and data entry.

  • Reading Borough Council / Berkshire County Council Social work jobs like support work, outreach programme work and young person.

  • Reading Borough Council / Berkshire County Council Economic development such as business consultancy, business management and workforce development.

  • Reading Borough Council / Berkshire County Council Environmental Jobs such as planning officers.

  • Reading Borough Council / Berkshire County Council Consultancy and advisory Jobs in areas such as education and nursing.

  • Reading Borough Council / Berkshire County Council Emergency services Jobs like police, fire service and ambulance.

  • Reading Borough Council / Berkshire County Council Local services jobs like library workers

  • Reading Borough Council / Berkshire County Council Parking enforcement like traffic wardens and car park workers.

  • And many others.


What public sector jobs are available to you in Reading?


In the Reading area, two of the biggest employers are public sector – Reading Borough Council / Berkshire County Council. Both are excellent employers offering a vast range of public sector jobs. You can find all manor of jobs - be they part time jobs, permanent jobs, full time jobs, contract jobs and temporary jobs as well as apprenticeships, charity work and access to work.

Reading Borough Council / Berkshire County Council also have a strong commitment to equality of opportunity to employment with assistance available to those who want it.

Reading Borough Council / Berkshire County Council also offer lots of training for new and existing employees increasing the future opportunities available to them.


How can AllReadingJobs help you find a job in the public sector in Reading?


AllReadingJobs are delighted to be able to bring you all the latest public sector jobs in the Reading area. Reading Borough Council / Berkshire County Council post their jobs with us and when you are registered with AllReadingJobs as seeking a public sector job then we will email you an alert so you can keep up to date with Reading Borough Council / Berkshire County Council jobs in Reading.

There are two ways to locate public sector jobs. Firstly, you can look in an area relevant to you, such as Security and any Reading Borough Council / Berkshire County Council jobs will appear there. Secondly, owing to the huge popularity of Reading Borough Council / Berkshire County Council jobs, we have provided you with a dedicated public sector jobs section. When you select the Public Sector & Not For Profit Jobs link we will show you all the available Reading Borough Council / Berkshire County Council jobs in the Reading area.


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