SSAFA – Social Worker RAF Waddington


£28,000 per annum

37.5 hours per week

RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire 

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full time qualified Social Worker in the Personal Support and Social Work Service 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 military Health & Social Work field.  You will be working closely with your Personal and Family Support Worker colleague as well as the Station Community and Welfare Teams.  You will be providing welfare support to RAF personnel, their immediate family and dependants working with Lincolnshire Local Authorities, Health and other relevant civilian agencies as needed.


To carry out this role successfully you will have a recognised Social Work Qualification, be Social Work England 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 licence.

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 Sara Warren, Social Work Team Lead on 07387253437.

To apply, visit SSAFA’s website

Closing date: Midnight on 4 October

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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