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The Royal British Legion – Advice and Information Officer

***THIS JOB VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED***

Yorkshire 

Salary: £20,163.00 per annum pro rata 

6 Months FTC

About The Royal British Legion
The Legion is at the heart of a national network that supports our Armed Forces community through thick and thin – ensuring their unique contribution is never forgotten. We’ve been here since 1921 and we’ll be here as long as they need us.

Our Values and Behaviours
Does the following describe you?
– A desire to provide a great customer service and support
– Enjoy and thrive in working in teams and with others
– Passionate about supporting the Armed Forces community and honouring their contribution
– Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop
– An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

If so then we would like to hear from you ….

The Role
As an Advice and Information Officer you will be based primarily in the Area office but will spend some of your time getting out and about into the community, running outreach sessions designed to provide advice and information about all aspects of the Legion’s work for those living in Leeds and West Yorkshire.

Accustomed to providing advice and information support to customers, you’ll have an understanding of statutory welfare provision and experience of building relationships with a range of different agencies. An excellent communicator with an outgoing personality and strong organisational and planning skills, you will also need good IT skills and be confident in supporting our beneficiaries.

It is essential that you have an empathy with the UK armed forces community and some knowledge and understanding of this area would also be an advantage.

There maybe a requirement for travel across the West Yorkshire area; therefore, a full driving licence and use of a car is desirable for this role.

Please note this role is based at our Leeds Area Office which is located at 73-75 Albion Street, Leeds, LS1 5AA

Closing date for this role is Friday 1 November 2019

Download the job description here.

To find out more about working for The Royal British Legion, click here. To find out more about this role, visit the Jobs Portal, or contact jobs@britishlegion.org.uk

 

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