SDS Forth Valley
SDS Forth Valley

Charity registered in Scotland SC028378

Self Directed Support Forth Valley (SDS), is a service that provides free help and assistance to individuals and Carers who have a Social Services or NHS based 'assessed need' for care and support.

Current vacancies

Self Directed Support Information Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,111
  • Grangemouth
  • Closing 21st December 2020

The Officer will work as part of a small team providing Self Directed Support information and guidance across the Forth Valley Area. This is to individuals, carers, families and our Health and Social Care partners 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
  • Increasing the number of people who make a positive choice to use option 1 to maximise their control
  • Making available information on all of the four options covered by SDS legislation
  • Improving confidence and skills of those choosing to employ personal assistants
  • Providing information, guidance and support in signposting to people who do not qualify for SDS
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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Self Directed Support Information Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,111
  • Based in Grangemouth and mobile throughout the Forth Valley Area (Falkirk, Stirling and Clackmannanshire)
  • Closing 5th March 2020

The Officer will work as part of a small team providing Self Directed Support information and guidance across the Forth Valley Area. This is to individuals, carers, families and our Health and Social Care partners 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

· Increasing the number of people who make a positive choice to use option 1 to maximise their control

· Improving confidence and skills of those choosing to employ personal assistants

· Providing information, guidance and support in signposting to people who do not qualify for SDS

The officer will report back to the SDS Co coordinator.

The successful applicant for this post will be subject to disclosure checks under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme.

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