RAFBF – Welfare Benefits Executive


Salary: circa £39,000 plus benefits.
Contract: 2 year fixed-term post.

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 sickness.

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 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.

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.

The closing date for applications is Friday 17th May 2019. Please note final interviews will take place on Thursday 30th May 2019.

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.

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