DMWS – Welfare Officer (Leeds)


Location: Leeds- Home Based , with a requirement for occasional attendance at community, and NHS locations
Contract: Permanent, Full-time, 35 hours per week
Salary: £25,556.00 per annum
Closing date: 13/10/2023

The Defence Medical Welfare Service is recruiting for an exciting and dynamic new position in Leeds, providing world class welfare support to employees of both the NHS and 3rd Sector as part of the Leeds Health Care One Workforce Programme.

The DMWS Welfare Officer will take a lead role in developing and delivering an effective pilot service in the Leeds area and will work closely with a wide range of stakeholders to provide proof of concept data and outcomes. The ability to deliver effective and professional, person-centred support, alongside strong data and stakeholder management requirements, is key to the success of the pilot, and the incumbent will be responsible for developing and maintaining an accurate and comprehensive database of information for the purposes of analysing the effectiveness of service delivery.

As this is a new role in the area, DMWS are looking for a Welfare Officer with the skills and expertise to deliver welfare support to a wide range of multi sector employees, coupled with the ability and drive to make this a successful pilot from the very start. Ideally from a background of welfare support and multi-agency partnerships, the role holder will have a comprehensive understanding of welfare support provision, an awareness of local, regional, and national resources, and the ability manage a complex case load effectively and efficiently.

For more information on the position please read our Leeds Based Welfare Officer 2023.

  • 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 including shared parental leave
  • Access to Smart Health with a 24/7 virtual GP Service

Applications close on 13 October 2023.

To apply please submit a CV and covering letter explaining why you would be a good fit for the role. Please remember to click on ‘upload’ otherwise we may not receive your attachments. Applicants must hold full UK Driving Licence. Applications will be actively reviewed on receipt. DMWS reserve the right to close the application process early.

Apply here.

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