Area Welfare Manager

City of Edinburgh
Starting Salary*: £31,894 – £33,375 (*pay rise pending Jan 18)
04 Dec 2017
01 Jan 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is looking to appoint an Area Welfare Manager to organise and provide support to clients seeking welfare assistance. You will ensure that people eligible for support receive an efficient and effective service in line with our client’s welfare policies and where they are unable to help, that people are signposted to alternative sources of support.

Location: Edinburgh
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Starting Salary*: £31,894 – £33,375 (*pay rise pending Jan 18)
Department: Welfare

This role is office based in Edinburgh with an occasional requirement to visit beneficiaries or caseworkers within the area.

Our client is a membership organisation and registered charity that provides welfare support to the RAF family.

Last year they carried out 13,800 home visits, told thousands of bedtime stories to children whose parents were away on operations, and gave tailored holidays to 2,500 RAF veterans, widows and family at their Wings Break hotels.

You will be responsible for managing circa 200 volunteers providing them with supervision, support and guidance including allocating and managing caseloads. On occasions you will deliver presentations and support welfare training. Your role will be to foster and develop good working relationships with other charities and statutory services in the welfare sector.

The ideal candidate will have a good knowledge of Health and Social Care, welfare benefits and systems, excellent communication and IT skills, experience of leading and managing others and be able to work on their own initiative. You must be a proactive and decisive problem-solver who actively seeks ways to improve our services and processes.

Closing Date for receipt of all applications is 2pm on Monday 8th January
Interviews take place on Thursday 18th January in Edinburgh


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A satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check / Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check is also a requirement for this post.

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