SSAFA – Family Support Worker



£18,000 per annum pro rata
16 hours per week
Tyne and Wear

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a part-time Family Support Worker in the Housing department at SSAFA, the UK’s oldest national tri-service military charity.

About the role

Working alongside the Manager and Deputy Home Manager you will provide practical and emotional support for beneficiaries of one of our Stepping Stone Homes, SSAFA’s temporary accommodation. This includes assistance with benefit and housing applications as well as general support for the residents within the home.


To succeed, you must be highly organised, have good administrative and I.T skills and have knowledge of our benefits system. A commitment to providing a quality service and the willingness to undertake training is also essential, while knowledge of statutory housing and experience of working with vulnerable people especially those who have experienced domestic violence would be advantageous.

Applicants must have use of a car, a full driving licence and be able to take part in on-call duties.

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 Kim Jeffrey on 07449 019329 for an informal discussion.

To apply, visit SSAFA’s website

Closing date: Midnight on 26th March 2017.

Interviews: 13th April 2017

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



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