Trainee - Direct Payments Advisor in Pontypridd

Starting Salary: £20,493 (37 hrs p/w)

We are an independent voluntary organisation providing a support service to disabled people.
We are recruiting an additional Direct Payments Advisor who will join our existing team in our Upper Boat office, near Pontypridd.

The starting salary of £20,493 is for the duration of learning the skills and tools of a Direct Payments Advisor. Following successful training and confirmation supervision with the Direct Payments Project Manager, a trained DP Advisor salary may rise through increments to approx. £24,491. The post also comes with 30 days annual leave plus
bank holidays.

This is an interesting and rewarding post with full training given in all areas. A Direct Payments Advisor works closely with an individual on a one-to-one basis providing advice, information, training & support on using direct payments and employing personal assistants. The job involves, meeting individual disabled people referred to the service, report writing, job planning, budget planning & problem-solving.
Advisors will become familiar with community care as it impacts on
disabled people and children; will work closely with partners in Social Services; be trained and understand employment law, Inland Revenue procedures, PAYE, and become well acquainted with community care in general.

The job involves external visits therefore Advisors will have access to their own transport.
Successful applicants will have initiative, be highly motivated with excellent standards of written and verbal communication, have good interpersonal skills, be computer literate and able to demonstrate numerical & computational skills, be quick learners in adapting to the work of the team.
You need to be a good team player and be able to work positively with our partners in social services. You will also be able to manage your own case load. Persons appointed will be expected to
undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.
We have an integrated management committee of disabled people and non-disabled people. We particularly encourage disabled people and people with direct experience of disability to apply.

For an application pack, e-mail: [email protected] or call (01443) 827930 and ask for recruitment. Quote job ref. TDP ADV21

CV’s won't be accepted.

Closing date for receipt of applications – Friday 29th October 2021
Interviews are planned for week commencing - 8th November 2021