RAF Benevolent Fund – Welfare & Safeguarding Trustee

***THIS JOB VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED***

  • Voluntary
  • reasonable out of pocket expenses paid
  • start 01 Sept 2022
  • initial term of four years

The RAF Benevolent Fund provides financial, practical and emotional support to all current and former members of the RAF Family, their partners and families.

We are seeking a Welfare and Safeguarding Trustee. You will have a relevant background with safeguarding experience (such as nursing, medical, social care, teaching or other healthcare professional, ideally at a senior level). You will understand the needs of those who are vulnerable whether its due to age, health and wellbeing or socio economic factors and will have the skills and knowledge to advise and guide on appropriate strategies to ensure the Fund is best able to meet those needs. It is key that you are able to provide relevant specialist knowledge, support and information and to clearly articulate issues relating to safeguarding which will be invaluable to the Fund in ensuring it complies with all legal and good practice requirements in relation to safeguarding and that it has clear and up-to-date procedures.

If you welcome the challenge of helping to improve support for the RAF Family, we would be delighted to hear from you. The candidate pack, available on our website, gives you more information about us and the role. You should send your CV together with a covering letter detailing how you meet the essential and desirable criteria of the role to Lisa Harmshaw, Head of Governance at lisa.harmshaw@rafbf.org.uk.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 27 June 2022. Interviews will be held 18 – 21 July 2022.  

The Fund welcomes applications from all candidates who meet the essential criteria for the role irrespective of their background, community, industry or protected characteristics.  The Fund reserves the right to close this campaign early if sufficient applications are received. No agencies please.

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