RAF Benevolent Fund – Welfare Benefits Executive (part-time)


Part-time (3 days per week) 12 months Fixed Term Contract

Competitive Salary plus benefits. (Pro-rata).

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.

We are seeking a compassionate and highly organised individual to work within the Welfare Benefits Team.  You will have specific responsibility for identifying benefit entitlements and wider income-maximisation areas and providing detailed and accurate advice, information and support to serving and former members of the RAF as well as their partners and dependent children.

The successful candidate will need to have current significant experience of delivering specialist welfare benefits advice and assistance to individuals. An articulate communicator with excellent IT skills suited to working in a paperless environment, you 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 by giving sound and impartial information, guidance and assistance.

A detailed job profile is available on the Fund’s website, www.rafbf.org. For further information about the role please email Laura.Austin-Pugh@rafbf.org.uk. The role is predominately office-based however currently working from home due to Covid 19.

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, HR Manager, RAF Benevolent Fund, 67 Portland Place, London W1B 1AR or email HRservices@rafbf.org.uk. (Please note that post is taking longer due to Covid-19 and redirection of post.)

The closing date for applications is Friday 28 May 2021. Please note skills testing will take place on Wednesday 9th June 2021 and final interviews will take place between Wednesday 16 and 18 June 2021.

Please note that due to the high number of applications expected, only candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified. The successful candidate will be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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

Download the full job profile here.

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