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VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT COORDINATOR

Salary: *£17,600 – £18,525 (* Starting Salary)
Hours of work: Full time 37 ½ Hours Per Week
Location: Leicester

When one of the Royal Air Force family needs a friend, they turn to the RAF Association. We make sure serving and veteran RAF personnel (and their families) get the support they deserve.

We are looking for a Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator (VRC)) to support the Volunteering Manager with recruitment, selection, training and administration services for all volunteering activities.  This is a role that requires creativity, drive, inventiveness and a positive attitude to working with a variety of people at all levels.  The VRC will be required to identify and follow up opportunities to recruit volunteers and manage volunteering promotion, press and publicity in line with the marketing plan.

The ideal candidate will have a  strong administrative background and be proficient with Office 2010 (to be tested prior to interview), experience of recruiting using a formal process, be articulate, confident and able to present to small audiences,  In addition, the VRC should have knowledge of Disclosure and Barring Service checks and a good understanding of the value of diversity in volunteering and a commitment to equal opportunities.

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

If you are interested please call our HR team on 0116 464 5044 or email us on jobs.rafa.org.uk for an information pack, which is also available to download on our website www.rafa.org.uk. To apply, you should fill in the application form and send it to jobs@rafa.org.uk.

No agencies or CVs please.

Job Description and Person Specification
Application Form and Guidance Notes

Closing date: 8am Thursday 29th August
Interviews and IT testing will take place on Thursday 5th September

FINANCE ADMINISTRATOR

Salary: *£17,600 – £18,525 (* Starting Salary)  Pro Rata for part time hours (£9 per hour)
Hours of work: Part Time 22 hours per week to include alternate weekends
Location: Weston Super Mare

When one of the Royal Air Force family needs a friend, they turn to the RAF Association. We make sure serving and veteran RAF personnel (and their families) get the support they deserve.

We are looking for a Finance Administrator to support the Hotel Manager by providing a high quality financial service including weekly and monthly reports, purchase ledger, payroll information, banking of cash and cheques, updating and maintaining data bases  and managing the booking system for our guests.

The ideal candidate will have a strong administrative background and be proficient with Office 2010 or later (to be tested prior to interview). They should also have a working knowledge of book keeping and accounting experience, hold an accounting or book keeping qualification at minimum level 2, have a high level of numeracy and able to accurately maintain a petty cash float, complete accurate records for banking of monies and to maintain a purchase ledger to ensure timely payment of bills.

An Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check is required for this post.

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

If you are interested please call our HR team on 0116 464 5044 or email us on jobs.rafa.org.uk for an information pack, which is also available to download on our website www.rafa.org.uk. To apply, you should fill in the application form and send it to jobs@rafa.org.uk.

No agencies or CVs please.

Job Description and Person Specification
Application Form and Guidance Notes

Closing date: 8am on Monday 2nd September
Interviews and IT testing will take place on Wednesday 11th September

REGIONAL WELFARE ADMINISTRATOR

Salary: *£17,600 – £18,525 (*Starting Salary)
Hours of work: Full time 37 ½ Hours Per Week
Location: Preston

The Royal Air Forces Association (the Association) is a member-led welfare charity whose beneficiary group is those who are or have served in the Royal Air Force and the Air Forces of the Commonwealth and their dependents. The Association has recently undertaken a complete review of its strategic direction including a significant restructure and governance review to align the organisation with new targets through to 2020 and beyond.  All of these factors signal a major change in the growth and development of the Association in the years ahead.

We are looking for an Administrator to provide administrative support and assistance to a newly created Regional welfare team.

The Administrator will deal with all general telephone enquiries and correspondence to the welfare department and forward to the appropriate department. They will accurately update and maintain the welfare database, electronic and paper files in a timely manner, update and maintain the Customer Management System and provide general administration in support of the team. This includes word processing, photocopying, filing, answering of phones, sending routine letters and e-mails in respect of welfare matters. The Administrator will also assist with requests from members of the public, beneficiaries, volunteers and members.

The ideal candidate will have a positive and flexible attitude with excellent administration, organisation and communication skills. They will be highly proficient in all Microsoft Packages (to be tested at interview) and hold an EDCL (Extra) qualification or prepared to study towards it.

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

If you are interested please call our HR team on 0116 464 5044 or email us on jobs@rafa.org.uk for an information pack, which is also available to download on our website www.rafa.org.uk. To apply, please fill in the application form and send it to jobs@rafa.org.uk.

No agencies or CVs please.

Job Description and Person Specification
Application Form and Guidance Notes

Closing date is 8am Thursday 22nd August
Interviews and IT testing will take place on Wednesday 28th August

BRANCH SUPPORT OFFICER – NORTH EAST AREA

Salary: *£28,832 – £30,350 (* Starting Salary)
Hours Of Work: Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Location: RAF Leeming with travel throughout the North East region

The Branch Support Officer is the first point of contact for all branches and branch clubs and responsible for providing advice, guidance and support to Branches throughout the North East Area. The BSO will assist Branches to develop their skills and knowledge to meet their legislative, best practice and governance arrangements. This will include developing their understanding about their responsibilities for charity legislation, club licensing, club financial management, membership recruitment and retention. The BSO will also develop strong relationships with RAF Stations including University Air Squadrons, Reserve and uniformed youth organisations in their area and connect these RAF elements with  RAF Association branches in their area..

Do you have previous  RAF service and  management experience? We are looking for an excellent communicator who is experienced at making good presentations mixing comfortably with people at all levels, is proactive and able to resolve issues independently.

Considerable travel throughout Area is required. A driving licence will be required for this position, you should be prepared to drive our branded vehicle and be fit to undertake light manual handling. You will also need to be flexible about your working hours as regular evening and weekend working is required as this is when our branches are most active with their meetings and events.

If you are interested and would like further information please call the HR department on 0116 464 5044. To apply, please fill in the application form below and send it to jobs@rafa.org.uk.

If you would like an informal chat about the position, please contact Joe Stanfield, Area Director on 07585 508016 before applying for the position.

No Agencies or CVs please.

Job Description and Person Specification
Application Form and Guidance Notes

The closing date for all applications is 23 Aug 2019
Interviews will be held on 5/6 Sep 2019 in RAF Leeming.

BRANCH FUNDRAISING COORDINATOR (MATERNITY COVER – UP TO 12 MONTHS)

Salary: *£20,235- £21,300 (*Starting Salary)
Fixed Term: Up to 12 months
Hours of work: 37 ½ hours per week – Full Time – job share considered
Location: Leicester

When one of the Royal Air Force family needs a friend, they turn to the RAF Association. We make sure serving and veteran RAF personnel (and their families) get the support they deserve.

We are looking for a Branch Fundraising Coordinator (BFC) to assist the Branch Fundraising Manager in sustaining a national and international fundraising programme, generating income (£1M per annum) by supporting volunteers, encouraging fundraising, providing resources and coaching and developing our amazing branch network.

The BFC will provide support materials, encouragement and basic advice to the volunteers, coordinate street and premises collection permit requests and apply for the necessary permits from local authorities and premises decision-makers. They will encourage volunteers to promote the Association’s wider key fundraising objectives and work closely with the Finance team, ensuring all income is processed in accordance with Association policies and processes.

The ideal candidate will have at least a GCSE Grade A-C English and Maths or equivalent, they will be energetic and enthusiastic and willing to learn, they will be highly computer literate and skilled at using Microsoft Office, and willing to learn our database system.

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

If you’re interested, please call Amy, Head of Community Fundraising on 07779 989251 or visit www.rafa.org.uk/jobs for an information pack and application form. To apply, you should fill in the application form and send it to jobs@rafa.org.uk.

No agencies or CVs please.

Job Description and Person Specification
Application Form and Guidance Notes

The closing date for all applications is 8am on Friday 30th August 
Interviews will be held on Monday 9th September

ESTATES PROJECT MANAGER

Salary: £28,832* – £30,350 (*starting salary)
(Plus a Market Supplement of £6000  which is unpensionable & reviewed annually)
Essential Users Car Allowance of £3,750 (assuming in excess of 5000 miles incurred pa)
Contract Type: Fixed Term up to 2 years
Hours of work: Full time 37.5 hours per week
Location: Leicester (with regular travel throughout the UK with overnight stays as required)

When one of the Royal Air Force family needs support, they turn to the RAF Association. We make sure serving and veteran RAF personnel (and their families) get the help they deserve.

The Association has designated £5m to ensure its Branch properties are safe and fit for purpose. Branch properties are charity assets and must be managed responsibly in the best interests of the charity. The Estates Project Manager (EPM) will plan and oversee each individual branch project (Branch Works), working with Branch and Club Committees, the Estates Team and the Area teams to ensure that each branch project is delivered safely, on time, within budget and to the required quality standard and branding.

We are looking for an EPM to oversee the effective, compliant and timely delivery of Branch and other Association property works in accordance with Government regulatory and statutory undertakings, complying with all health & safety and environmental standards and policies, to confer with local representatives to agree scope & priorities of works on a regular basis and to ensure suitably qualified and experienced contractors are appointed as appropriate.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience in construction, property maintenance or related field including in depth knowledge of CDM 2015 regulations, experience of supervising site operations, including planning, directing and controlling activities, agreeing scope and priorities of work, knowledge of current building regulations, planning processes and building control measures, project management experience/ qualification and also procurement and contract management experience.

A clean driving licence and access to a vehicle is an essential requirement for this role.

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

If you are interested please call our HR team on 0116 464 5044 or email us on jobs@rafa.org.uk for an information pack, which is also available to download on our website www.rafa.org.uk. To apply, you should fill in the application form in the information pack and send it to jobs@rafa.org.uk.

Job Description and Person Specification
Application Form and Guidance Notes

The closing date for all applications is 23 August 2019
Interviews will be held in Leicester on 29 August, 30th August and 2nd September