DMWS – Welfare Officer


Location: Cardiff
Contract: 2 Year Fixed term
Salary: £24,091.00
Closing date: 14/07/2022

Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of veterans? Are you a confident, self-starter with welfare experience? We are looking for someone with strong people skills, who can work independently and as part of a large team, to join DMWS in Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust / LHB.

We are looking for someone with great interpersonal skills, compassion, the ability to handle complex cases. As part of this role, you will be supporting veterans and veteran-patients (both inpatient and outpatient at local hospitals) along with providing support to families at Cardiff & Vale University Health Board, University Hospital of Wales.

The responsibilities will be the welfare and effective management of referrals as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Attending multi-disciplinary meetings and carrying out joint, and lone visits to patients, and liaising with other agencies within the hospital and community to ensure the best outcome for patients and families. You will be required to correctly assess the welfare needs of service users with unfaltering professionalism and sensitivity. You will need to be able to provide a rapid, solution-driven personal response to support in times of need, or in crisis situations.

Additional benefits include:

• 30 days leave plus bank holidays calculated pro-rata
• Mileage paid between locations (45p per mile)
• Enhanced sick pay
• Up to 6% matched pension contributions
• Death in service benefits
• Great training opportunities

A detailed job description can be found here: Welfare Officer Job Desription – Wye Valley NHS Trust

To apply please submit a CV and covering letter explaining why you would be a good fit for the role. Applications closes Thursday,14th of July 2022. DMWS reserve the right to close this application early.

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