DMWS – Welfare Officer (Birmingham)

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Location: The Royal Centre for Defence Medicine (RCDM), Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
Contract: Permanent, Full-time, 35 hours per week
Salary: £24,573.00 per annum
Closing date: 11/11/2022

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 team, to join DMWS in Birmingham.

DMWS is an international charity that has been providing welfare support to the Armed Forces Community for over 75 years. In recent years we have extended our support to include veterans, NHS staff and the emergency services. We also provide support to The Merchant Navy.

As part of this role you will be supporting patients (both inpatient and outpatient) at RCDM, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. The responsibilities will be the welfare and effective management of referrals as part of a multi-disciplinary team. 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 and support in times of need or in crisis situations. Unsociable hours and on call rotas could be a part of your work. We are looking for someone with great interpersonal skills, compassion and the ability to handle complex cases.

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

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
• £25 contribution towards eye tests and a contribution of £50 towards glasses. (As long as they are only needed for DSE use and not otherwise needed on a standard prescription).
• Enhanced maternity / paternity / adoption family friendly benefits.
Full-time: 35 hours per week (+ 2 weeks on call rota per month)
Salary: £24,573.00 per annum (Additional £27.62 per on call session / day)
Excellent benefits and the opportunity to be part of a wonderful team.

Applications close Friday 11 November 2022 – To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter explaining why you would be a good fit for the role. Applications will be actively reviewed on receipt. DMWS reserve the right to close the application process early.

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