Welfare Officers - Unforgotten Forces Group Scotland

Salary: £23,500.00 (p.a) Benefits package: 30 days leave (p.a) and up to 6% matched pension contribution after six months.
Locations:
Grampian x 1 position
Fife x 1 position
Ayrshire x 1 position
Lanarkshire x 1 position
Ideally candidates will live within commutable distance
2 Year Fixed Contract

DMWS is an international charity that has been providing welfare support to the Armed Forces Community for over 70 years. We are also unique and remain the only military charity and civilian welfare organisation to deploy to areas of conflict to support our Armed Forces. We are now recruiting Welfare Officers in the above locations to support the military veterans aged 65 years and over, their families and carers.

We are seeking confident self-starters who are compassionate with great inter-personal skills and whom can demonstrate a natural empathy for the Armed Forces.

Working as part of a team you will be supporting the military veteran’s community when they are in hospital (inpatient and outpatient), or receiving treatment in community based health facilities. The role involves, on a rota basis, out of hours and weekend emergency cover. All DMWS Welfare Officers are expected to be mobile and deployable.

In return, you will be working within a friendly and supportive environment, making a real difference and receiving great benefits.

Please find the full job description here: Welfare Officer Unforgotten Forces Job Description
Please submit your filled out application form: Welfare Officer Unforgotten Forces Application Form

and return it to recruitment2@dmws.org.uk  

DMWS is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity.

Closing Date: 29th May, 2017
Interview Date Grampian and Fife: 6th/7th June, 2017 in Scotland
Interview Date Lanarkshire and Ayrshire: 8th/9th June, 2017 in Scotland



Registered Charity No 1087210 England & Wales,  Scotland (SC045460)


DMWS Bank Staff

Rate of pay dependant on position

If   DMWS now invites applications for various positions as part of our new Staff bank.  Posts available include:

  • Welfare Officer
  • Administrative Officer (Andover only)
  • Data Entry Officer (Andover only)
  • Other specialist roles for exceptional quality candidates with relevant experience

DMWS is an international charity that has been providing welfare support to the Armed Forces Community for over 70 years. We are unique and remain the only military charity and civilian welfare organisation to deploy to areas of conflict to support our Armed Forces.    Future work will see our organisation diversifying to cover other uniformed services across the UK.

Welfare Officer Role

We are seeking confident self-starters, who are compassionate with great inter-personal skills and who can demonstrate a natural empathy for those who serve us.  You will be a person who we can call on, to cover holiday, sickness and project start-ups.  Bespoke training will be available.

Working as part of a team you will be supporting service users when they are in hospital (inpatient and outpatient), or receiving treatment in community based health facilities.  Work will be arranged dependant on service needs and by mutual agreement.

Welfare Officer Posts

Areas of current operation:

  • Manchester
  • Birmingham
  • Germany
  • Bristol
  • Hampshire
  • Lanarkshire
  • Fife
  • Ayrshire
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Hereford

In return, you will be working within a friendly and supportive environment, making a real difference .

For further information please contact Abby Dryden, Head Of Business Operations email adryden@dmws.org.uk or alternatively download the Application Form here: DMWS Application Form

and return to recruitment@dmws.org.uk.



Registered Charity No 1087210 England & Wales,  Scotland (SC045460)