Self Directed Support Advisor



Organisation
Cornerstone
Reference
VAC-61278
Sector
Customer Service, Disability, Social Care
Location
Elgin
Salary Details
£19,227-£21,470
Contract Type
Fixed, Part time
Hours per Week
30
Closing Date
21/08/2022
How would you like to be part of an innovative service at the forefront of Scottish Social Care Policy?

Job Description

We've got an exciting opportunity for a friendly and engaging individual to join our team as a Self-Directed Support (SDS) Advisor on a part-time (30 hours per week), 1 year fixed term basis.

This is a home based role where you'd be covering the Moray area and shifts would fall within the hours of 0900-1700 hours, Monday to Friday.  We will need you to live within a reasonable commute of the Moray, have access to the internet and mobile phone coverage at your home, however we will supply all of the equipment you'll need to carry out your role.

???????The Role

As an SDS Advisor, you will deliver information, advice and support on the Self-Directed Support options available to recipients and/or their families. You will work closely with social work colleagues.

As part of your role, you'll also visit clients in their own homes, so we will need you to hold a full driving license and have access to your own vehicle to allow you to travel within the local area vehicle.  We do offer travel expenses of 45p per mile. 


What we'll need you to bring: - 
 

????????????A full driving license and access to your own vehicle
Great verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to adapt your style to meet the needs of others
Confidence in the use of technology, including the ability to use a suite of Microsoft Office programs, and databases
Great organisational and time-management skills
The ability to work sensitively and be respectful of confidentiality


????Sound interesting?  What are you waiting for?  Apply today!  We'd love to hear from you.

Have any questions?  Please contact Tony Hadley on 07866946773.

Shortlisted candidates will invited to an interview on 30th August 2022. 

??Successful candidates will be required to join the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme and be committed to working towards an SVQ in Social Services and Healthcare with the support from our Training Academy.

???????Cornerstone welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively seeks to increase the diversity of our workforce.

Company Description

About Cornerstone

With over 40 years’ experience delivering great care and support, Cornerstone provides tailored, individual packages of care which focus on enabling people with a variety of needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and complex care needs, to live the best possible life.

We offer a truly personalised service. We work closely with the people we support, and their families, to determine priorities and to set goals. We are flexible in our care provision and will discuss what we can do to make the biggest difference to the lives of the people we support.