Royal Navy and Royal Marines Children’s Fund – Caseworker (Portsmouth)


Location: Castaway House, 311 Twyford Avenue, Stamshaw, Portsmouth PO2 8RN
Status: Full time, 35 hours per week
Salary: £25,000 – £27,000 depending on experience

Job Purpose:

We are looking for an experienced caseworker to join our small but dedicated team.   You will be part of a team of three caseworkers who are responsible for assessing children’s referrals, identifying the support needed, presenting cases and making recommendations to the Welfare committee and providing advice and signposting.  Caseworkers work closely with other charities and organisations including caseworkers with SSAFA, RNRM Welfare Teams, RBL and grant administrators from other organisations such as the RNBT.  Primarily working from the office in Portsmouth the job entails home visits to families and presentations to other organisations.  Grants awarded range from an Emergency Essential Support Scheme Grant of a few pounds to thousands of pounds for equipment and specialist services.

A Royal Navy/Royal Marines background is desirable but not essential.  A full driving licence is a necessity as the job involves travel to home visits.  Other essential skills include IT and computer skills, report writing, record keeping and caseworkers should be empathetic and non-judgemental with a professional approach.  A good knowledge of benefits, counselling and other support skills desirable.  Further training is provided as part of the role.  The job requires a flexible approach and a strong commitment to working as part of a small team.  This role is subject to (Disclosure and Barring) DBS checking.  Interviews and references are part of the recruitment process.   Full job description here.

About The RNRMCF:

The Royal Navy & Royal Marines Children’s Fund is a National Charity providing grants and support to disadvantaged children and young adults with a parent serving or ex-serving from the Royal Navy or Royal Marines.   Follow this link to more information

Closing date: Friday 20th April 2018

Interview dates: Thursday 26th or Friday 27th April in Portsmouth

Apply to: with a CV and covering letter

The RNRMCF will only use the personal information provided in order to process the application in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation 2018

To note:

Applicants called for interview will be requested to bring their current valid passport with them in order that the right of an individual to reside and work in the UK can be verified prior to any offer of employment being made.

The RNRMCF will only use the personal information provided in order to process the application in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2018.  It will not be shared with any other organisation.  References will only be requested from nominees provided by the candidate.  All personal data and accompanying notes, paper and electronic, will be retained securely within the RNRMCF for seven months from the date of interview.

The RNRMCF is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment; the objective is to ensure that individuals are selected, promoted and otherwise treated solely on the basis of their relevant aptitudes, skills and abilities.

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