We are looking to recruit a Direct Payment Officer to help carry out financial duties including monitoring of Community Care funds.
For further information please contact Sandra Goodair on 01273 290392 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
About the role
The DP Officer will be required to monitor and reconcile service user accounts, set up service agreements, liaise with Care Managers, Social Workers, and outside support agency - Possability People.
Applicants must have:
- Experience in financial administration
- Experience in Adult Social Care
- Excellent numeracy skills
- Experience using Word and Excel
- Excellent letter writing skills and a confident telephone manner
- Able to manage workload within deadlines
- Able to work well within a team
- Able to operate computerised financial systems
At Brighton & Hove City Council we offer staff a range of benefits. If you choose to work for us, in return we can offer you:
- A competitive salary
- Career average pension scheme
- generous holiday (23 days rising to 25 days after 5 years)
- an opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills
- staff discounts
- a range of other staff benefits
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We highly recommend you read the ‘Maximise your Chances’ below before you apply for this job. It is important you are able to show how you meet the Person Specification when applying. Not following this guidance is likely to reduce your chances of success.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
Please note that this post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records Check.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.