DMWS – Welfare Officer (Birmingham)


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: 07/10/2022

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 a year annual leave plus Public Holidays (pro-rata’d for part-time employees).
• DMWS workplace pension scheme. Contributions will be matched up to 6% by DMWS – subject to eligibility
• Death in Service Scheme – Three times your annual salary to nominated beneficiaries – subject to eligibility.
• Enhanced sick pay scheme for all employees upon completion of their probationary period.
Full-time: 35 hours per week
Salary: £24,573.00 per annum

Excellent benefits and the opportunity to be part of a wonderful team.
Applications close Friday, 7th October 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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