Personal and Family Support Worker - Odiham

SSAFA

  • Salary: £25,000 per annum
  • Location: Odiham, Hampshire, with flexibility to work remotely
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 26th Jun 2022 BST

Job Description

About the role

  • Please note that internally this position is known as Personal and Family Support Worker (PFSW)

  • The PFSW will provide direct and impactful welfare support to our service users including RAF personnel and their immediate families.

  • Opportunities to develop and add to existing skills and knowledge base in the Social Care field.

  • Conducting need assessments for our service users to plan and create the appropriate intervention.

  • Working closely with Station Commanding Officers, as well as with relevant Local Authorities, Health, and other civilian agencies as well as other military organisations and charities.

  • Find out more about the 32 year history of the Personal Support & Social Work Service and hear from a team member at RAF St Mawgan on our careers page

About the Team

The Personal Support & Social Work Service is made up of 60 social workers and administrative support. We are a hard-working team, from diverse professional backgrounds, dispersed across the South of England.  Although we all have our own area of responsibility, we support each other in delivering the best possible service to the military community.

About you

  • To carry out this role successfully you will have:

  • Demonstrable experience of working in the field of Health and Social care.

  • Experience of carrying out assessments, preparing plans and monitoring and reviewing outcomes.

  • Excellent prioritisation and organisation of caseload.

  • Comprehensive IT skills including MS Office and case management systems.

  • The willingness and ability to travel for work including a car and full driving licence.

  • Staff recognition

  • A company pension scheme (subject to eligibility)

  • Company maternity adoption & shared parental leave policy subject to eligibility

  • BUPA Employee Assistance Programme, GP Anytime Health Line and Physio Line.

  • YuLife wellbeing app including monetary vouchers for practicing physical and mental wellbeing

  • Internal opportunities including training, qualifications, internal vacancies, and project work

  • SSAFA ceremonies and events

  • Your voice will be heard through regular meetings with management, staff surveys and we are developing an anonymous feedback platform

  • An interactive and social intranet

  • To work with a diverse, agile, and creative workforce with a passion for supporting others

  • Flexible working from day one

About SSAFA

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity is a trusted source of practical, emotional, and financial support for serving personnel, veterans and their families in their time of need. In 2021 our trained teams of volunteers and employees helped more than 66,000 people, from Second World War veterans to those who have served in more recent conflicts, or currently serving (both regulars and reserves), and their families.

SSAFA understands that behind every uniform is a person. And we are here for that person and their family, any time they need us and in any way they need us.

Diversity and Inclusion at SSAFA

SSAFA exists to support a diverse range of beneficiaries within the armed forces community, and we believe diversity within our teams is key to ensuring we can deliver our services effectively. We thrive on differences and believe it is critical to our success as a worldwide charity. SSAFA is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills

How to apply

You can apply via SSAFA’s website where you’ll also find more information about the charity, as well as our application process.

No agencies please. Any unsolicited submissions from agencies will be accepted as a direct application from the candidate and no fees will be payable.

Further information about the role

Download a copy of the job description here.

Review the benefits that SSAFA has to offer here.

If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone about this role, please contact Samantha Bateman, Social Work Team Lead on 07387 253 445 for an informal discussion or email samantha.bateman@ssafa.org.uk  

SSAFA is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service to ensure we, as an employer, safeguard those we serve.

Closing date: TBC

Interviews: TBC

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications are not yet open

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications are not yet open