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Adults Social Care and Public Health - Direct Payment Officer

Adults Social Care and Public Health - Direct Payment Officer

Posted 6 December 2019 by Adecco
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Adecco are currently recruiting for a DIRECT PAYMENTS OFFICER for a Local Authority in WANDSWORTH.

Adults Social Care and Public Health - Direct Payment Officer

Wandsworth

Full Time - 36 hours per week

Temporary role - 3 months minimum

£16.92 per hour

Job Purpose

To provide a responsive and high quality Direct Payments financial monitoring service for Adults and Children's Services ensuring that public funds are used for the purpose that they are provided for.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

* To carry out financial monitoring of Direct Payment accounts, auditing bank statements, highlighting issues to care managers, investigating queries

* To identify and recover surpluses from service users

* To identify areas of misuse, fraud or financial abuse and to take appropriate action to deal with this

* To ensure that the services for both Councils are dealt with on an equitable basis to deliver the standards required for each, as agreed annually by the Executives of both Councils.

* To provide supervision as required to assigned staff and take responsibility for the allocation and checking of work by staff

* To advise and support managers on relevant matters affecting the service

* To contribute as required to performance review and improvement measures on an ongoing basis, helping to ensure that a customer focus is embedded within the function and innovative and creative solutions are evaluated to securing the highest quality and value for money functions

* To work as required in ways that develop good working relations and collaborative arrangements with internal and external stakeholders

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Required skills

  • PAYROLL
  • FINANCE
  • PUBLIC SECTOR
  • ADULT SOCIAL CARE
  • LOCAL AUTHORITY
  • DIRECT PAYMENTS

Reference: 39519322

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