Direct Payments Support Worker - Part-time 21 hours/wk

London (North), London (Greater)
Scale SO1 £29,133 to £30,830 pa pro rata
15 Dec 2016
15 Jan 2017

Direct Payments Support Worker - Part-time 21 hours/wk

21 hours per week, Fixed Term Contract for 8 months maternity cover (may be extended) starting January 2017 to end August 2017

Local Government Scale SO1 £29,133 to £30,830 pa pro rata plus 6% contributory pension.

Personalisation Service In Camden (PSIC) is a subsidiary of Age UK Camden. We provide support for disabled people under the age of 65 who receive Direct Payments from the local authority..

You will provide support to disabled people, including those with learning difficulties, under 65 years of age, and mental health service users.

You will also provide support to parents of Disabled Children who wish to receive or are receiving direct payments from the London Borough of Camden.  You will promote the direct payments service.

The essential requirements: understanding of and commitment to the social model of disability, knowledge of issues/needs relating to disabled adults including those with learning difficulties and mental health service users, and also to the families of disabled children.

You will have experience of giving information and advice to individuals and groups, excellent case management and communication skills, good initiative, ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel.

PSIC offers a contributory pension, membership of a health cash plan and a season ticket or bicycle loan facility.  The post is based at Phoenix Road, London, NW1 with easy access via Euston and Kings Cross main lines or Euston Square tube.

Please note that as this post requires someone as soon as possible we will be considering applications as they are received and interviewing on a rolling basis.

If you are interested in the above vacancy, please click Apply to continue.

 A secondment may be considered but no CVs, no agencies please.

Please be advised that AUC will consider combining other part time Direct Payment roles that we are advertising for AUC and Personalisation Support In Camden to total of a 35 hour week.  Please state which roles you wish to be considered for on your applications.

No agencies.

PSIC is a subsidiary of Age UK Camden and both are committed to being equal opportunities employers.