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Havering Social Work Vacancies

Vacancy Details

Part time Direct Payments & Individual Service Funds Officer

London Borough of Havering
Working Pattern:
Part Time
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
28/11/2020 at 15:40 PM

Grade 5-£27228-££30213pro rata  (Hours available are 28.2 hours per week -working four or five days per week as agreed with the team manager)

 The post of Direct Payments & Individual Service Funds Officer has arisen within the Personalisation team of Joint Commissioning Unit, Chief Operating directorate, London Borough Of Havering.

About the Job

As a Direct Payments & Individual Funds Officer, you will play a key role in providing support to residents who are in receipt of direct payments. The work of the team is varied and as a member, you will provide comprehensive advice, guidance and, support to residents, social care teams, providers, service users, and outside agencies ensuring client confidentiality at all times in accordance with Direct Payments guidance and LBH policies.    You will help set up direct payments, providing information on options to help individuals manage the scheme.  You will participate in completing financial monitoring of direct payments spend, closing finished accounts, processing changes using Adult Social Care systems (Liquidlogic).  You may be called upon to provide admin support to the personal assistant service processing ID badges, parking permit and other support that may be required from time to time.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Olayinka Oko-Jaja  at


 The closing date for the receipt of applications is 26th November 2020,  however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

 You will be notified if your application has been successful.  Interviewdate to be scheduled. 

 Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 01708 432770

Additional Information

The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.

The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right  to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes  anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

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