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RAF FAMILIES FEDERATION – POLICY ADVISOR (HEALTH & ADDITIONAL NEEDS)
Salary: *£20,235-£21,300 (*Starting Salary) pro rata
Permanent
Hours of work: Part Time – 30 hours per week
Location: Wittering/Potential for partial home based working

The role of the RAF Families Federation (RAFFF) is to provide an independent voice for serving RAF personnel and their families, to capture evidence of their views and to advocate on their behalf to senior RAF, MOD staffs and government ministers. It is a confidential service that relies upon the integrity and professionalism of its staff to deliver a Federation that is both credible and respected by all parties.

The RAFFF Policy Adviser is responsible to the RAFFF Operations and Policy Manager for liaising with Government Departments, regional authorities, RAF units, personnel and families on their policy areas and the wider work of the Federation, identifying and sharing best practice and reporting issues and concerns. This is a role where issues you raise may be important in shaping government policy, and requires someone with the ability to engage with a wide variety of stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of the RAF lifestyle and its impact on serving members and their families. In addition to this the ideal candidate will also have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office software applications and experience of maintaining and analysing data. They will have excellent communication skills, and will relish both the variety of challenges – and the support – that being in a small cohesive team can bring. Having relevant experience of some kind in the policy area you will be leading in would be beneficial, or the ability to demonstrate you could develop this knowledge base quickly.

We offer an attractive benefits package including 10% employer pension contribution, 36 days of holiday per annum (pro rata) and excellent further development opportunities.

A clean driving licence is an essential requirement for this role.

If you are interested please call the HR team at the RAF Association on 0116 268 8754 or email jobs@rafa.org.uk for an information pack, which is also available to download below. To apply, you should fill in the application form in the information pack and send it to jobs@rafa.org.uk.

No agencies or CVs please.

The closing date for all applications is 25th February.

Interviews will be held on 1st March.


RAF FAMILIES FEDERATION – EVIDENCE ASSISTANT (ACCOMMODATION)
Salary: *£20,235- £21,300 (*Starting Salary) pro rata
Permanent
Hours of work: Part Time – 15 hours per week – Job Share
Location: Wittering

The role of the RAF Families Federation (RAF FF) is to provide an independent voice for serving RAF personnel and their families, to capture evidence of their views and to report to senior RAF and MoD staffs, and government ministers. It is a confidential service that relies upon the integrity and professionalism of its staff to deliver a Federation that is both credible and respected by all parties.

The Evidence Assistant (EA) is responsible to the Evidence Manager, for the day-to-day management of the Federation’s evidence. In particular, the Evidence Assistant will amongst other duties; receive and record issues fed in to the RAF FF from various media – the Internet, telephone calls and personal contacts. The EA will also enter data into the databases accurately and in a timely manner and provide monthly reports from the database detailing all issues worked on.

The role is to provide specialist advice and support to serving RAF personnel, whether single or married – and their families – on all accommodation and housing-related issues, and to a lesser extent on general welfare, terms and conditions of service and financial issues.

The ideal candidate will have a detailed understanding of the RAF lifestyle and its impact on serving members and their families. They will have – or be able to demonstrate that they can develop – an understanding of the current management, regulations and policy surrounding Accommodation and Housing provided to RAF personnel. They should have good written and oral communication skills, and enjoy working in a supportive and cohesive team.

We offer an attractive benefits package including 10% employer pension contribution, 36 days of holiday pro-rata per annum and excellent further development opportunities.
A clean driving licence is an essential requirement for this role.

If you are interested please call the HR team at the RAF Association on 0116 268 8754 or email jobs@rafa.org.uk for an information pack, which is also available to download below. To apply, you should fill in the application form in the information pack and send it to jobs@rafa.org.uk.

No agencies or CVs please.

The closing date for all applications is 28th February.
Interviews will be held on 5th March.


RAF FAMILIES FEDERATION – EVIDENCE ASSISTANT
Salary: *£20,235-£21,300 (*Starting Salary) pro rata
Permanent
Hours of work: Part Time – 32 hours per week
Location: Wittering

The role of the RAF Families Federation (RAF FF) is to provide an independent voice for serving RAF personnel and their families, to capture evidence of their views and to report to senior RAF, MOD staffs and government ministers. It is a confidential service that relies upon the integrity and professionalism of its staff to deliver a Federation that is both credible and respected by all parties
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We are looking for an Evidence Assistant (EA) to work under the guidance of the Evidence Manager, for the day-to-day management of the Federation’s Evidence. In particular the EA will among other duties, receive and record issues fed in to the RAF FF from various media – the internet, telephone calls and personal contacts. The EA will also enter data into the databases accurately and in a timely manner and provide to the Evidence Manager monthly reports from the database detailing all issues worked on over the last 30 days, detailing action taken and outcomes achieved
The EA will act as a ‘first response’ to enquirers, whether contacted by e-mail or phone, either signposting onward to a relevant organisation or assisting in the resolution of the issue. The EA will support the Evidence Manager in the analysis of data, using various data-retrieval tools, to produce reports that can be used to brief all interested parties on the issues of concern to RAF personnel and their families.

The ideal candidate will have a detailed understanding of the RAF lifestyle, and its impact on serving members and their families. They will have excellent communication and IT skills, and will relish both the variety of challenges – and the support – that being in a small cohesive team can bring.

We offer an attractive benefits package including 10% employer pension contribution, 36 days of holiday per annum and excellent further development opportunities.
A clean driving licence is an essential requirement for this role.

If you are interested please call the HR team at the RAF Association on 0116 268 8754 or email jobs@rafa.org.uk for an information pack, which is also available to download below. To apply, you should fill in the application form in the information pack and send it to jobs@rafa.org.uk.

No agencies or CVs please.

The closing date for all applications is 22nd February.
Interviews will be held on 27th February.


RAF FAMILIES FEDERATION – EVIDENCE AND ISSUES MANAGER
Salary: *£28,832 – £30,350 (*Starting Salary)
Permanent
Hours of work: Full Time – 37½ hours per week
Location: Wittering

The role of the RAF Families Federation (RAFFF) is to provide an independent voice for serving RAF personnel and their families, to capture evidence of their views and to advocate on their behalf to senior RAF, MOD staffs and government ministers. It is a confidential service that relies upon the integrity and professionalism of its staff to deliver a Federation that is both credible and respected by all parties.

The Evidence and Issues Manager is responsible to the Director for the collation, analysis and management of evidence gathered from RAF families and serving personnel about their issues, complaints and opinions of life within the armed forces. Using this evidence, the incumbent will identify trends, highlight and investigate areas of concern with existing policies, and draft formal evidence-based reports which can be used to challenge and positively influence areas of service life. This evidence is gathered using both reactive and proactive methods.

Key for this role is a good understanding of the RAF lifestyle and its impact on serving members and their families, and an understanding of the RAF/MOD rules and regulations which impact upon service families. They need to have excellent communication skills and be comfortable presenting to a range of audiences. As custodian of the RAFFF database, their IT skills will need to be strong. They will either need to have – or show the capacity to develop – an understanding of the best practice methodology in how question sets and evidence should be presented. They will relish both the variety of challenges and support that being in cohesive team can bring.

We offer an attractive benefits package including 10% employer pension contribution, 36 days of holiday per annum and excellent further development opportunities.
A clean driving licence is an essential requirement for this role.

If you are interested please call the HR team at the RAF Association on 0116 268 8754 or email jobs@rafa.org.uk for an information pack, which is also available to download below. To apply, you should fill in the application form in the information pack and send it to jobs@rafa.org.uk.

No agencies or CVs please.

The closing date for all applications is 19th February.
Interviews will be held on 28th February.