£23,800 - £25,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Job title: Regional Outreach Officer

Region: North East of England (Home-based)

Directorate: Operations

Contract: Permanent. Full Time, 35 hours per week (Monday – Friday)

Salary: £23,800 to £25,000 gross per annum


About The Royal British Legion

Careers in Advice and Welfare


Across the country, in every city and on every street, the Legion is there to support our Armed Forces community. As the largest charity of our kind, we have 235,000 members, 60,000 volunteers and a network of partners all helping us give support wherever and whenever it's needed.

Every day, everyone in our Advice and Welfare teams dedicate themselves to bettering the lives of those in this community.

Be it a conversation about financial support, physical and mental wellbeing, employment, housing, independent living, or social support – working in these teams means the time you’d spend with those who need our help, and the advice you’d offer, could have a profound effect on their lives.

It's this mission, this scale, this challenge, and the values we all live by, that makes the Legion such a fulfilling place to thrive. We also want those who need our support to be able to get it when they need it, and from those best placed to give it. Which is why we’ve invested in multi-channel support services.


So, if you want to give your days meaning. To put your passion into a role with real impact. To support people and be supported yourself. In an inclusive team that faces every challenge together. Whatever your interests and ambitions, we think you’ll find a role here that works for you, with career opportunities right across the UK.



The Role


To support vulnerable clients and their families, who are dealing with multiple complex needs, to find practical and sustainable ways to make positive changes, achieve their potential and lead fulfilling lives. Previous experience of providing, person centred support, advice, and advocacy to beneficiaries with complex needs including Addiction and Dependency, Mental Health, Domestic Violence, Homelessness, Offending history, Relationship and Family breakdown is required.


Please note this role is home-based with some requirements to travel across geographical area, Tyne and Wear and surrounding area (in line with government guidance in relation to Co-Vid19).


This job requires a DBS check at Enhanced level.


As an inclusive employer, we welcome conversations on flexible working and any reasonable adjustments that may be required.


Diversity Statement

We believe that the compassion, understanding and service we show each, and every individual customer should be reflected in the way we all support, respect and include every individual who works with us.

It’s because of this that we have strived hard to create a One Legion culture that we can all feel part of and succeed in. It’s why we make sure that you have the opportunities you need to learn and develop. It’s why we’re invested in making RBL a truly inclusive place to work, where everyone can be

themselves. It’s why you’re welcome, whoever you might be. It’s why we welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.


How to Apply


Please apply by clicking ‘Apply online’.


Closing date for this role is: Thursday 30th December 2021.


Interviews: Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th January 2022.

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Posted on: 03 December 2021
Closed date: 30 December 2021
Tags: Advice, Information, Advocacy