Welfare Officer – Bank Staff

Nationwide (& Cyprus)

Hourly Rate: £13.10 per hour

Would you like the opportunity to work flexibly, when it is convenient to you? Do you want to do something worthwhile? We are looking to enhance our bank of casual Welfare Officers and you could be the type of person we are looking for.

You could help us provide continuity of service and make a real difference to lives of people in the military community and others. Are you confident, a self-starter with welfare experience? Do you have great interpersonal skills, compassion and are you extremely self-motivated?

DMWS is an international charity that has been providing welfare support to the Armed Forces Community for over 75 years.  

You will be supporting the military community when they are in hospital (inpatient and outpatient), or receiving treatment in community based health facilities.   You will be working within a dynamic organisation, making a real difference to those who give everything for their country.

You will need to be mobile, with your own transport and a willingness to travel.

We are particularly interested in applications from people based in South Lanarkshire and Birmingham.

To see a copy of the job description, please click here JD_Bank_Worker_050220_LK.docx

To apply: Please click on the following link and upload your CV with a covering letter explaining why you feel you are suitable to join our bank (no more than 300 words):


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Veteran Charities Project Facilitator

Scotland (Home-based – near the Borders)

12 months Fixed Term Contract

 About Us:

DMWS is an international charity that has been providing welfare support to the Armed Forces Community for over 75 years.   If you want to join a dynamic organisation, with great benefits, making a real difference, this job could be right up your street. 

Your main responsibilities will include: 

  • Assisting registered charities and community interest groups help and support the mental health and wellbeing of veterans
  • Helping facilitate new projects get off the ground
  • Encouraging collaboration between organisations and build networks
  • Report on projects to funders using Key Performance Indicators and case studies
  • Assisting in the provision of Welfare Services across the organisation
  • Promotion of the Positive Pathways Programme (see https://www.covenantfund.org.uk/positive-pathways-programme/


  • A real passion for Welfare Services
  • Organisational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to initiate and manage influential external relationships
  • Empathy with the armed forces
  • An understanding of the third sector in Scotland 

Essential criteria:

  • Willing to travel extensively around Scotland and occasionally to London
  • Have your own transport and a full driving licence
  • Flexible and willing to help develop other DMWS services
  • Be self-motivated and entrepreneurial
  • Experience of Welfare Services 


  • Salary:- £23,852 per annum plus £750 Allowance
  • 30 days leave per year plus bank holidays
  • Company Sick Scheme
  • Death in Service Benefits
  • Smart-Health – 24/7 online access to a GP

Closing date: 5th March 2020

For a copy of our JD, please click here: Project_Officer_-_Positive_Pathways_Scotland.docx

To apply, please click here: https://dmws.breathehr.com/recruitment/vacancies/11312

Previous applicants need not apply.


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