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CARE ASSISTANT – RAF ASSOCIATION, FLOWERDOWN HOUSE

Salary: *£8.45 – 8.90 ph. (*Starting Salary)

Hours: 23 hours working rotating shifts including weekends

The Royal Air Forces Association is a member-led charity that supports the RAF family. From an injured airman fighting to get back on his feet, to a child missing a parent working away from home, to a WWII veteran in need of companionship, the Association is there.

Reporting to the Hotel Manager, our Care Assistants at Flowerdown House in Weston Super Mare, provide support and assistance to guests, ensuring that the highest possible standards are met in terms of service delivery; paying particular attention to the policies and procedures set by the Royal Air Forces Association (in line with the Care Quality Commission regulation) which provide for a happy, safe, secure and beneficial respite break for guests.

Do you have a Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care (or an equivalent suitable qualification) or are you willing to work towards it?  Can you provide high quality support and non-clinical personal care service to those of the guests that need it?

We can offer you a friendly, supportive working environment, 7.2 weeks holidays pro rata per year, and the opportunity to be part of something special.

A Disclosure & Barring Service check is required for this post.

If you are interested, the application is available on our website.

A hard copy of the application form is also available directly from Flowerdown House, 55-56 Beach Rd, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1BH

We would love to hear from you.

Closing Date for receipt of all applications is 3 pm on Wednesday 5th April 2017

Job description Application Form

Interviews will be held on Monday 10th April 2017



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DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP AND OPERATIONS

Salary: £76,000*- £80,000 (* starting salary)

Hours of work:  Full Time

Location: Leicester but UK travel and opportunity for home working

The Royal Air Forces Association is the charity that supports the RAF family. From an injured airman fighting to get back on his feet, to a child missing a parent working away from home, to a WWII veteran in need of companionship, the Association is there.

The Director of Membership and Operations will provide strategic leadership to the team, delivering a clear step change in how the Association engages with all members of the RAF family, stakeholders and external partners. The post holder will develop and deliver the strategic plan for member recruitment, retention and engagement, working closely with the Secretary General, Senior Management Team (SMT) and Trustees to define a clear plan to grow the membership and engage with all members of the RAF family to become members and supporters of the Association.

The post holder will lead a multi-disciplinary team creating a high performance culture.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of developing deep and long-lasting relationships with a wide range of stakeholders from the private, public and third sector to develop multifaceted relationships and drive member engagement.

They will possess a comprehensive understanding of the external environment that the RAF and the Association are operating within, with detailed knowledge of social and economic issues facing members of the RAF family and the various supporting mechanisms and the ability to access them.

The ideal candidate will be a senior RAF Officer (Group Captain or above) with relevant recent RAF service (within the last 5 years), vision and leadership, experience of writing and delivering key business strategy at Board level, an understanding of charity governance, excellent planning and organisation skills, a hands on approach to getting things done, be a strong motivator and a positive, engaged leader of others.

The post is primarily based at our new Headquarters at Braunstone Frith, Leicester, with extensive travel throughout the UK. There is an opportunity to work from home for part of the week.

If you are interested and would like an informal discussion please contact Nick Bunting, Secretary General, on 0116 268 8768. If you would further information and application pack please contact Leylah Bhamra, at jobs@rafa.org.uk.

No agencies or CVs please.

Closing Date for receipt of all applications is 2 pm on Thursday 30th March 2017.

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