SSAFA – Social Worker (RAF Leeming and RAF Linton-on-Ouse)


Up to £25,000 per annum

37.5 hours per week

RAF Leeming and RAF Linton-on-Ouse, North Yorkshire

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full time qualified Social Worker in the Personal Support and Social Work Service North Region at SSAFA, the UK’s oldest national tri-service military charity.

About the role

This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated person to join our team and contribute to further development of the service.

Our Personal Support & Social Work Service 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 skills and knowledge base in the Health & Social Work field whilst working closely with SSAFA Personal and Family Support Workers, 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.


To carry out this role successfully you will have a recognised Social Work Qualification, be HCPC Registered and have solid experience of working with local authority children and families/adult’s services.

You will be able to manage a heavy and complex caseload including carrying out assessments, preparing plans and monitoring and reviewing outcomes. You will be IT literate and confident using MS Office and Management Information Systems.

Comprehensive verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deliver presentations are also essential for this role.

You must be prepared to travel during the course of your work and have a full driving license.

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 Andrea Saward, Social Work Team Lead on 01677 457294.

To apply, visit SSAFA’s website.

Closing date: Midnight on 10 April 2019

Interviews: TBC. If you are invited to attend an interview you will be required to undertake an aptitude test and deliver a presentation as part of the selection process.

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

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