RAF Association – Head of Casework (up to 12 months maternity cover)


Salary: £50825 – £53500   37.5 hours per week

Office based with a high degree of flexibility for home working

About Us

The RAF Association exists to support the RAF community across a variety of services.  We are a group of Charities with our main body being the RAF Association.  In addition, we have several smaller subsidiary organisations, which are all linked to our strategic priorities to positively impact the lives of serving personnel, veterans and their families.  We are proud to have supported over 81,000 members of the RAF community in the last year with both practical and emotional assistance, despite the many challenges presented to us because of the pandemic.  Our focus for 2021 and beyond is to continue to deliver our existing services, in addition to developing new services that are both sustainable and effective.

About the team 

Our Head of Casework is a maternity cover position that will lead our welfare offering across the Association, ensuring highest welfare standards are met and engaging with teams and stakeholders to raise the profile of our welfare service.

We have 4 regional casework teams, providing a range of support to ensure that all eligible beneficiaries requesting assistance are provided with a service that will both assist and improve their situation.  Although not an exhaustive list this assistance can range from immediate financial aid and care home top up fees to mobility equipment and home adaptations.  Alongside direct support, the casework teams are also ideally placed to signpost beneficiaries to local services that may also assist them.

What we need from you

You will be an experienced Mental Health or Social care professional with a passion for leading a range of services through disparate teams and volunteers. You will have robust knowledge and experience of current social care and other legislation within the field of social care.  Overall we’re looking for someone who is values driven in their behaviours and committed to using their expertise to really make a difference.

Why join us?

This is an exciting opportunity for a values driven senior professional to be part of a compassionate and caring organisation with such an impactful agenda. We’ve weathered the Covid storm incredibly well and our passion and commitment are as strong ever.  If you’re looking for an opportunity to use your robust experience within a structure that is both agile and worthwhile then we’d love to hear from you.

The full job description is available to download on our website www.rafa.org.uk

We welcome CV’s in the first instance along with a personal statement to demonstrate your suitability against the role profile. Please send to jobs@rafa.org.uk

Closing Date                                  8am Friday 16 July 2021

The RAF Association is a Disability Confident Employer


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