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Independent Living Advisor - Brighton

ILA/Brighton/FullTimeRole
£18,525 - £22,000
Permanent
Full-Time
Brighton ,
Brighton

Please see the links for the full job description below:

Independent Living Advisor - ILS - Job Description (1).pdf

Independent Living Advisor - PeoplePlus (current-vacancies.com)

 

** please note, full UK driving lincense and access to own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role **

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

To provide support to line manager/Team Leader and work within a team to fulfil PeoplePlus contractual requirements with (local authority). To provide a range of advice and guidance to people in receipt of social care and/or health funding including direct payments and personal health budgets. To enable these people to develop skills to manage their own social care and/or health funding and live independently in the community. To demonstrate the trademarks and behaviours of PeoplePlus and striving to embed this culture day to day in our workplace.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

·       Providing a person-centred service that enables individuals to focus on the outcomes they wish to achieve; supporting with establishing a care and/or support plan that helps the person we support meet these outcomes in a cost-effective and safe manner

·       Managing a caseload within a geographic area, including visits to people we support’s homes, local authority offices and other community locations

·       Assisting people we support to manage their obligations and responsibilities in relation to their chosen care package

·       Obtaining and collating information for caseload management and reports on a daily basis, utilising chosen PeoplePlus and/or designated databases

·       Maintaining accurate records of all communication with people we support utilising chosen PeoplePlus and/or designated databases

·       Ensuring all information given is clear and concise and in a format that meets the individual communication needs of the person you are supporting.

·       Ensuring all information is factually correct and in accordance with PeoplePlus guidelines and current legislation

·       Organising and attending meetings and/or reviews with people we support, colleagues and other professionals as required

·       Support line managers to ensure local authority and PeoplePlus targets are met, delivery compliance achieved, complaints responded to in accordance with PeoplePlus complaints policy and minimising risk to people we support, professionals and PeoplePlus

·       Promoting our contracted and/or chargeable services and providing customers and Health & Social Care professionals with full details of these services including the benefits of use and how they can be accessed

·       Undergoing training and development opportunities to aid business and organisational development, including identifying own development opportunities

·       Adhering to PeoplePlus policies and procedures, health and safety legislation and GDPR requirements

·       Undertaking any other duties as required which fall within the scope and responsibility of the post

RELATIONSHIPS

·       To be a target driven individual with excellent interpersonal skills to develop and manage meaningful business relationships with individuals from a range of diverse backgrounds.

·       Experience in establishing strong area networks with professionals, key stakeholders, third sector services and local community groups.

·       Ability to communicate parameters of the PeoplePlus service delivery offer (and added value) to professionals, community partners, families, carers, personal assistants and people we support.