Beams Direct Payment Service

Direct Payment Case Worker – 21 hrs per week

 Salary Band D: £14,005 – £16,264 (FTE £24,676 – £28,655)

The Beams Direct Payment Service is part of a well established parent-driven charity working to support disabled children and their families as well as young adults up to the age of 2

We are looking to recruit a Direct Payment Case Worker to work within our dedicated direct payment team.

A key function of this role is to assist potential clients to understand the nature and requirements of direct payments.  To provide advice and assistance to families of disabled children and young adults who wish to employ staff to aid them in meeting their support requirements. To complete financial audits of individuals direct payment accounts on behalf of the local authority.

The successful applicant should have a proactive and positive work ethic, strong organisational and communication skills as well as good attention to detail. They should also have excellent numeracy skills and the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.  HR experience or a good knowledge of Employment rights would be beneficial because of the nature of the support we offer.

The service operates across the whole of Kent and will require the successful candidate to initially cover the Swale, and surrounding areas.  The ability to offer a fieldwork style is vital and a full driving license and use of a car is essential.  The position is home based.

Knowledge of direct payments is preferable but not essential as we will provide comprehensive training in this area.

If you are interested and would like to find out more please contact us for an Application Pack (No CV accepted) on 01322 669245 or at:

Closing date for applications: Midday on Monday 18th June 2018

Interview date: Thursday 21st June 2018

Shortlisted Applicants will be notified on: Tuesday 19th June 2018  

Registered Charity no:  1054129