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Direct Payments Officer

  • Job reference: DPOCC
  • Location: Truro, Cornwall
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Direct Payments Officer needed for Cornwall Council, £11 an hour

Start Date- ASAP
Contract End date- 3months (chance of extension)
Hours per week - 37
Pay rate - £11 ltd an hour

Job Description
The post holder will visit service users in their homes who have made a decision to receive a direct cash payment to provide specialist advice and guidance to enable the Direct Payment to be set up accurately and within pre-determined timescales. The post holder will also undertake the review process to ensure that funds are being used appropriately to meet an individual's eligible social care needs and that reviews are made in line with Care Act guidance.
The post holder will undertake the telephone review process to ensure that Direct Payment funds are being used appropriately to meet an individual's eligible social care needs and that reviews are made in line with Care Act guidance
Experience Required
*Excellent communication skills: over the telephone in written format
*Aptitude with numerical and financial data
*Ability to be flexible and manage own time effectively
*Work well under pressure
*Preferred experience of working in social care environment with knowledge of the Care Act

If you are interested please call Jemma Molloy on 01772 208964 or email me your CV - jemma.molloy@servicecare.org.uk

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS;
* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
* Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!
* An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
* Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
* Payroll service twice a week.
* Ltd and PAYE payment options available.
* Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.
* Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.