SSAFA – Divisional Secretary


Tyne & Wear Branch – Sunderland Division

£21,540 per annum pro rata

15 hours per week

2 year fixed-term contract

SSAFA Tyne & Wear Branch, Fenham Barracks, Barrack Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4NP

An opportunity has arisen for a part time Divisional Secretary in the Sunderland Division of the Tyne & Wear Branch of SSAFA, the UK’s oldest national tri-service military charity.

About the role

We are seeking a dedicated and highly motivated person who will ensure the efficient day to day running of the Division and provide administrative support to the Divisional volunteers, submit statistical returns and other reports to the Branch Secretary. The post is based in the Branch Office in Newcastle with the Branch Secretary and other Divisional Managers. You will be required to carry out casework in Sunderland and to support caseworkers in the Division.


To carry out this role you will have been educated to GCSE Level or equivalent, including Maths and English and have proven administrative experience with solid IT skills. You must be able to communicate verbally and in writing with a wide range of people; have excellent organisational and time management skills. Personal qualities require you to be non-judgemental, a good listener with strong interpersonal skills and empathy with the military and veteran community.

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


For further information

If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone about this role, please contact the Branch Secretary on 0191 222 0803 for an informal discussion.

To apply, visit SSAFA’s website

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 5 May 2019
Interviews: Monday 20 May

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

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