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We are Disability Positive. We provide services, opportunities and a voice to people living with disability and long-term health conditions, and their families. We know it matters because we live with disability and long-term health conditions too.

We are a Disability Confident Leader and an equal opportunities employer. Applications from disabled people/people with lived experience of disability and long-term health conditions are particularly welcome.

You’ll benefit from a supportive working environment and being part of our great team working to achieve our vision of a world that is Disability Positive.

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If you wish to discuss any of the roles below, please email HR@DisabilityPositive.org

🆕 Care & Support Advisor

Salary from £27,056 increasing after successful probationary period
Full Time, 35 Hours per week
Location: Home Based
Fixed Term to March 2025 with potential for extension

You will be part of a team that delivers the Arrangement of Care and Support Service, this role will be focused within the Central Manchester locality.

Our Arrangement of Care and Support Advisors provide high quality information and support to both referring Health & Social Care professionals and eligible customers who are in receipt of a Personal Budget (Direct Payments), Personal Health Budgets and self-funded/private clients.
We seek an individual with a background in social care who can support disabled children and adults to live independently in their local communities.
The successful candidate would empower the individual and ensure they have the support they need to retain their independence.

You should be motivated, enthusiastic and have a passion for what you do.
You will need to demonstrate high ethical standards, take personal accountability for everything you do, and always want to be the best.

If you have some experience of social care, through life experience, voluntary placement, or paid work, we believe you will have the transferrable skills required for this exciting role.

You will need to be well organised, a confident communicator and have loads of motivation and a determination to always deliver your best.

You must
▪️ be self-motivated
▪️ be flexible and have strong interpersonal skills
▪️ be able to engage and motivate people
▪️ committed to the inclusion of disabled people
▪️ be able to manage a complex workload
▪️ be able to travel independently across Central Manchester
▪️ be subject to an enhanced DBS check

    Does this sound like you?
    If you are interested, please submit your covering letter & CV, which details why you are right for the role and how you meet the essential criteria in the person specification, along with our Recruitment Monitoring form to HR@disabilitypositive.org

    Closing date for applications:      Thursday 23 May 2024 11:59pm
    Shortlisting:      Friday 24 May 2024
    Interviews:         Friday 31 May 2024                    

    Post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

    Disability Positive are an equal opportunities employer. Applications from disabled people/people with lived experience of disability and long-term conditions are particularly welcome.

    *Private health insurance an option following completion of probation.
    Registered charity no 1091744

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    ❗ Please note, Disability Positive does not employ Personal Assistants, you would be working directly for the individual employer.

    Personal Assistant (PA) Vacancies

    Have you considered working as a Personal Assistant (PA), supporting a person to live independently? Personal Assistant roles are flexible, varied and can make a real difference to someone’s life. To find out more about the role of a PA, download our job description here PA-Job-description Download

    To find a Personal Assistant/carer role, you can register free with our jointly owned recruitment tool. The North West Personal Assistance (NWPA) website offers one place for PAs to search for jobs and for individual employers to search for the right PA. 
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