DMWS – Welfare Officer (Yeovil)


Location: Yeovil Hospital, Somerset
Contract: 2 Year fixed-term, Part-time, 14 hours per week
Salary: £9,828.00 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 large team, to join DMWS in Somerset, Yeovil Hospital on a 2 year fixed-term contract.

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 patients (both inpatient and outpatient) along with providing support to families at Yeovil Hospital, Somerset.

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.

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.
Part-time: 14 hours per week
2 Year fixed-term contract
Salary: £9,828.00 per annum

Excellent benefits and the opportunity to be part of a wonderful team.

Applications close Friday 7 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. (We encourage previous applicants to apply for this role).

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