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Outreach Officer - South West

Are you an experienced engagement / activities professional looking for a new challenge in the military charity sector who wants to make a difference in the veterans community?

We are looking for a permanent full-time Outreach Officer to contribute their personality, energy, drive, skills and experience to add value to our Blesma Outreach team within the Independence and Wellbeing department at Blesma, The Limbless Veterans.

Current holder:          Post vacant.

Location:                  Home based in Area (TR, PL, TQ, EX, TA, DT, BH, BA, BS, SN, GY, JE)

Responsible to:         Blesma Support Officer (Southwest)

Resourced by:           Head Office

Salary and Benefits: £27,621.63 plus car

Contract:                    Permanent and full time.  

Holidays:                    25 days per annum, plus statutory holidays.

Equal Opportunities: Blesma is an equal opportunities employer and commitment to this is expected.

The role is home-based being a varied one, focusing primarily on delivering an engaging blended programme of activities that enhances social inclusion, improves the wellbeing of our members and overcomes the negative impact of disability.   The role requires a person who is a self starter, friendly, compassionate, confident who enjoys taking the initiative being creative and has a strong commitment to the veterans’ community.  

The role also involves representing Blesma and raising the charity’s profile within the local community across the Southwest. 

The Independence and Wellbeing team works collaboratively across the Association to ensure Blesma’s programmes and services can help our serving Service personnel, veterans and their families thrive and lead independent and fulfilling lives.

Blesma is unique as a membership Association as well as a charity.  Our members are at the heart of all our work, therefore, the impact of the Outreach Officer is highly visible and appreciated in the experiences of our inspirational limbless veterans.

If you are interested, and live within the following post code areas TR, PL, TQ, EX, TA, DT, BH, BA, BS, SN, GY and JE please read the attached Job Description and apply with your C.V. and a Covering Letter detailing why you would be an ideal candidate for the role and how your experience and skills match those detailed in the Person Specification.

Please send applications to

Interview date: 16th February 2023

We look forward to hearing from you.Thank you for your interest in Blesma, The Limbless Veterans!