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Team Leader (Direct Payments)

Action on Disability is looking for a leader. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a vibrant, user-led charity that is dedicated to enabling disabled people who use social care support to have full choice and control over the way in which they live their lives.

In this role you will be leading a small team to provide essential information, advice and support to individuals from diverse backgrounds. You will work with disabled people to empower them to take control of the support they need by using Direct Payments, employing their own staff and accessing activities or services. You will ensure that your team provides
individuals with the correct information to make informed choices and help them to set up and manage their chosen support.

You will have excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and IT skills and the ability to work as part of a team. Experience of budgeting and recruitment are essential for this role.

Experience of working in social care and a “can-do” attitude, a commitment to a person-centred approaches and a willingness to learn is a must. Being part of a small team, there is a lot of opportunity for you to develop and learn new skills.


We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds and actively encourage people living with a disability to apply.

The work is varied and calls upon a wide range of skills, and there is huge job satisfaction in supporting disabled people to achieve greater wellbeing and independence.

Deadline for receipt of completed applications; 5pm Friday 12th August 2022 (Feedback will not be provided to those not shortlisted for interview) 
Interview dates; Thursday 18th August 2022

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