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Would you like to be part of a friendly and supportive team that works to support Army families? Why not apply to become the next member of our Enquiries Team? As a team of three you will be the first point of contact for the Army Families we support, offering immediate advice and signposting to the appropriate sources of information. If you have an understanding and knowledge of Army life and the challenges families face, with good listening and interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a remote team, then AFF needs you!
About the role
You’ll be the first point of contact for Army families seeking advice and support on issues that affect them as a result of having a soldier in their family. You will provide immediate advice and/or signposting to help them access the appropriate support, as well as work alongside our specialist policy and regional staff when required. As we increase our virtual presence you will also be responsible for elements of AFF’s social media engagement, primarily through Army families’ Facebook groups.
AFF employs an Enquiries Team to cover operating hours to respond quickly to Army families. Your core hours will be 20 hours per week: 10:30am – 14:30pm Monday to Friday. On occasion you may be required to work additional hours to cover absence and leave periods.
The role is home-based.
You’ll have an understanding and current knowledge of Army life and its impact on families, with the ability to work effectively within your small team, but also across the organisaton; developing relationships that support your role and others internally. You will have the enthusiasm and motivation to achieve results for Army families, with good listening and interpersonal skills, and some experience of working as part of a remote team.
A full list of the skills and experience we are looking for can be found in the Job Description.
AFF welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
For further information
Please download the following:
- Enquiries Team Job Description
- Important Information for Applicants
- Application Form (completed form to be returned in Word format)
Any enquiries about the vacancy can be directed to the AFF HR team by email: email@example.com
Closing, interview and start dates
- Applications should be submitted by 22 May 2022. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by 27 May and invited to interview.
- Interviews will take place week commencing 6 June via Microsoft Teams (candidates will need access to a laptop/PC or tablet in order to attend).
- The start date for this post will be from 1 July onwards.
Army Families Federation is a charitable incorporated organisation registered in England and Wales with registered charity number 1176393 and a charity registered in Scotland with registered charity number SC048282 having its principal office at IDL 414, Floor 1, Zone 6, Ramillies Building, Marlborough Lines, Monxton Road, Andover SP11 8HJ