DMWS – Welfare Officer (Berkshire)


Location: Reading, Berkshire
Contract: 2 Years
Salary: £9,636.00 per year
Closing date: 30.01.2022

Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of the military community? 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 Berkshire.

We are looking for someone with great interpersonal skills, compassion, the ability to handle complex cases. We currently have a part-time position available working 2-days per week throughout the county of Berkshire. As part of this role, you will be supporting patients (both inpatient and outpatient at local hospitals) along with providing support to families throughout the county.

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
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Up to 6% matched pension contributions
  • Death in service benefits
  • Great training opportunities

For more information on the position please read the Welfare Officer Job Description.

The application process closes at 5.00pm on Sunday 30th of January 2022, with interviews to be held virtually later in February. DMWS reserve the right to close this application process early.

Contract length: 24 months

Application deadline: 30/01/2022

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