Up to £33,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
RAF Benson, Wallingford, Oxfordshire
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Social Work Team Lead in the Personal Support and Social Work Service South Region at SSAFA, the UK’s oldest national tri-service military charity.
About the role
This is a great opportunity for an experienced and self-motivated Social Worker to join our team and contribute to further development of the service.
Our Personal Support & Social Work Service (PS&SWS) RAF aims to provide a professional confidential and comprehensive range of Social Work and Welfare support services to the RAF Community within the UK.
You will have the opportunity to build on and develop your existing leadership and management skills through the management and professional supervision of a geographically dispersed team, which consists of Advanced Practitioner, Personal and Family Support Workers and Administrative Support staff. You will work closely with Station Commanding Officers and their Community Support staff, as well as Local Authorities, Health and other civilian agencies in relation to providing welfare support to all RAF personnel, their immediate family and dependents.
Our PS&SWS aims to provide a professional, confidential and comprehensive range of Social Work and Welfare support services to the RAF and other entitled personnel and their families at home and abroad.
To carry out this role successfully you will have a Diploma in Social Work (or equivalent), and be registered with the HCPC. You will also have demonstrable post-qualification experience of working within a statutory Adult and/or Children and Families setting. The ability to illustrate evidence of post qualification training/development is also essential, as well as good communication, organisational and IT skills.
SSAFA is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
You must be prepared to travel in the course of your work and a full driving licence is essential.
NO AGENCIES PLEASE
For further information
If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone about this role, please contact Shani Stumke on 07557 152603 an informal discussion about this role.
To apply, visit SSAFA’s website
Closing date: Midnight on 1 September 2019
Interviews: Thursday 19th September 2019. If you are invited to attend an interview you will be required to deliver a presentation as part of the selection process.
SSAFA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service.