Personal Budget Support Officer | Reading Borough Council

  • Job Vacancy


    Position:

    Personal Budget Support Officer x2

    Recruiter:

    Reading Borough Council

    Location:

    Reading


    The Job

    Salary: £19,126 - £23,708 pa
    Contract: Full Time, Permanent
    Closing Date: 22/4/13
    Interview Date: 8/5/13

    The Personal Budget Support Team works with older people, adults with a physical disability, adults with a learning disability and adults with mental health issues supporting them to stay as independent as possible. We work closely with Care Management Teams, Personal Budget Coordinators and external providers to ensure the delivery of quality, outcome focussed care and support to vulnerable people.

    We are seeking a Personal Budget Support Officer to assist vulnerable people to research, evaluate and explore their options to meet their identified support goal and to arrange these services providing the link between support planning, operational purchasing of social care and strategic commissioning.


    The Person

    You will need an aptitude for engaging with vulnerable people, professionals & other stakeholders to ensure quality service outcomes are delivered which put the individual at the centre of the process.

    You must have:

    • the ability to identify and prioritise risks
    • skills in gathering and analysing information
    • proven ability to work in a fast paced environment
    • ability to maintain effective and efficient partnerships
    • effective negotiation skills
    • be highly organised and flexible
    • possess good IT and typing skills
    • excellent team work skills

     


    Additional Information

    Job Reference: HCC0827 

    If you would like any further information contact Adele Steffen on 0118 937 3418.

    Apply online here

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