SSAFA – Assistant Branch Co-Ordinator 

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

£20,500 per annum pro-rata’d

22.5 hours per week 

Berkshire 

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Branch Co-ordinator to join the Berkshire Branch of SSAFA, the Armed Forces Charity.

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, supports the person behind the uniform: any time they need us; in any way they need us; for as long as they need us. Every year SSAFA helps more than 73,000 people from the forces family to get back on their feet. Support is there for people at any stage in their military career; from the youngest recruit to the oldest veteran – no one’s service is ever forgotten. We give hope, help and personal support for as long as it takes to get the person’s life back to where they want it to be.

About the role

SSAFA Berkshire support serving and ex-serving personnel across the county. They despatch trained volunteers to visit clients in their own homes and carry out a full assessment of their needs and circumstances. Our volunteers then try to access appropriate help and support on their behalf. We are seeking a candidate to co-ordinate and develop all aspects of the Branch’s day to day running.

Requirements

To carry out this role you will have:

  • Experience of building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrable leadership skills
  • Knowledge of, and the ability to keep up to date with the latest legislation and welfare trends
  • Experience supporting and co-ordinating volunteers
  • Be based in Berkshire with regular travel across the county required.

In addition, you will be expected with appropriate support and training to quickly develop a solid understanding of the Armed Forces benevolent sector.

You must be committed to the cause and ethos of the Charity.

SSAFA is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

For further information

Glen Smith, South East & Central Volunteer Support Manager on 07825 430 025 for an informal discussion about the role.

To apply, visit SSAFA’s website

Closing date: Midnight on Monday the 19 August

Interviews: date TBC [If you are invited to attend an interview you will be required to undertake an aptitude test as part of the selection process.]

SSAFA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service.

If you wish to apply for any of our vacancies you will be asked to answer some screening questions before completing an application form and uploading your CV.  Personal data to progress your application for employment is covered under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) Article 6 Section 1b and Article 9 2b and c. Your details will not be used for any other purpose or shared with a third party without your permission.  Data on unsuccessful candidates will be retained for one year from the vacancy being filled. If you take up employment with us, your information will be held for the duration of your employment plus six full calendar years. Further details are contained in SSAFA’s Privacy Statement at https://www.ssafa.org.uk/hr-privacy-notice

 

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