SSAFA – Senior Social Work Practitioner (Brunei)


£32,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Fixed term contract for three years


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full time Senior Social Work Practitioner in the Health & Social Care department at SSAFA, the UK’s oldest national tri-service military charity.

About the role

As part of the Personal Support and Social Work Service in Brunei, you will support the chain of command by delivering a statutory and non-statutory social work service, and providing a range of support services to the British and Gurkha military community in Brunei.

You will use your experience and interpersonal skills to work closely with Station Command, Health, Education and other agencies to provide a professional, confidential and comprehensive range of Social Work and Welfare support services.


To carry out this role successfully you will have a Diploma in Social Work (or equivalent), and be registered with the HCPC or equivalent. You will also have demonstrable post-qualification experience of working within a statutory Adult and/or Children and Families setting and working knowledge of adoption, fostering and court related work. The ability to illustrate evidence of post qualification training/development is also essential, as well as good communication, organisational and IT skills.

You must be prepared to travel within your course of work. A full driving licence is essential.

All staff must be familiar with, and adhere to, SSAFA child protection procedures and guidelines, in conjunction with the Local Command Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) policies and procedures.

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 Janice Danson on for an informal discussion.

To apply, visit SSAFA’s website

Closing date: Midnight on 14th September 2017

Interviews: Interview date to be confirmed. 

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

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