RAF Benevolent Fund – Welfare Executive (Individual Grants Team)


Circa £39,000.00 and benefits

The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is the RAF’s leading welfare charity.  The Welfare Directorate is responsible for understanding and meeting the social welfare needs of those in the RAF Family, from those currently serving in the RAF and their families through to veterans of all ages.

The Individual Grants Team facilitates the provision of help and support for serving and veteran RAF personnel and their eligible dependants who are in need of assistance as a result of issues such as financial hardship, disability or ill-health.

We are seeking an individual with a compassionate and flexible approach to welfare delivery, who is highly organised, analytical and an articulate communicator.  Working within a team of welfare executives, you will have a dedicated welfare application caseload covering a variety of subjects, including financial difficulty, debt, retraining, housing and bereavement.

The successful candidate will need to have experience of delivering welfare assistance, with a sound knowledge of statutory entitlements and benefits, as well as welfare rights.  They will have excellent IT skills suited to working in a paperless environment, in addition to a sound administrative background and excellent communication skills.  Applicants must be able to demonstrate an ability to relate to people of all ages, especially older beneficiaries, in a manner which is conducive to relieving stresses and concerns through giving sound and impartial information, guidance and financial assistance.

A detailed job profile is available on the Fund’s website, www.rafbf.org. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Sasha Bossuot on 0207 307 3354, she will be available from 06 January 2020.

To apply, please send your CV together with a covering letter detailing why you believe you are suitable for this role and how you meet the person specification to Pete Thompson, Head of HR, RAF Benevolent Fund, 67 Portland Place, London W1B 1AR or email HRservices@rafbf.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is Monday 13 January 2020

Download the job description here.

Please note interviews will take place on: Friday 17 January 2020

The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is a Registered Charity (No. 1081009) which encourages applications from all sections of the community

Please note that due to the high number of applications expected, only candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified. Successful applicants will be required to obtain a DBS certificate.

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