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Welfare Officer

Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) is currently seeking a full time Welfare Officer to work within the RBF services team.

RBF is the only charity offering direct financial support to current, retired and former railway staff and their families. Our work focuses on the provision of grants to rail families; supporting those facing tough times by alleviating immediate financial hardship and funding support to assist wider well-being.

This is an exciting time to join the RBF Services team as Welfare Officer; as you will be instrumental in helping to develop our strategic direction and future services to meet the changing needs of our beneficiaries.

As RBF Welfare Officer, you will work within the RBF Services team to deliver an effective welfare and benefits service to the rail industry, with particular focus on the administration of grants, in line with the RBF’s organisational strategy.

The role includes:

  • Providing a non-judgmental, practical and supportive welfare service to beneficiaries of the charity.
  • Being the first point of contact for all grant / support enquiries via telephone, post, or digital.
  • Carrying out initial assessment and review of applications.

Ideally the successful candidate will have some understanding and experience of the welfare and benefits system and/or a willingness to undertake research and training.

The full job description can be found HERE. Please apply by submitting an up to date CV and personal statement, outlining how you meet the criteria for the role, to

Closing date for applications is Friday 18th September 2020, with interviews to be held on the 23rd September 2020.

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