The Officer will work as part of a small team providing Self Directed Support information and support across the Forth Valley Area. Providing information, guidance and support to supported people and carers with a focus on:
• Increasing the number of people able to make informed choices about using Self Directed Support (SDS) to take more control of their lives
• Guiding people through the 4 Options and enabling them to make a positive choice to maximise their support
• Improving confidence and skills of those choosing to employ personal assistants using Direct Payments
• Providing information, guidance and support in signposting to people who do not qualify for SDS
The successful applicant for this post will be subject to disclosure checks under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme.