263a Tarbock Road
Huyton Merseyside, L36 0SD

Your views and experience

Are you a parent or carer for a young person aged 18-25 living in Knowsley? Would you like to increase your knowledge and confidence on building their emotional resilience? Can you help us to hear views and experiences  from disabled 18-25 year olds at a coproduction session in November? Alice and Bob from the National … Read more

Project Worker – Someone To Talk To Service

For the full job description and an application pack please email recruitment@kdc.org.uk quoting Job Ref No: PJ or download the full job description and application forms from the website here The closing date for applications is Thursday 21st October 2021. Interviews will be held on Thursday 4 November 2021. Applications from people with a disability … Read more

Programme Coordinator

Programme Coordinator (part-time, 21 hours) £21,879 per annum pro-rata Knowsley Disability Concern (KDC) delivers learning and development activities for adults with learning disabilities and/or autism to improve their confidence, learn new skills and gain the ability to achieve greater independence. Managing my Money is an established and popular programme of 2 hour sessions provided in … Read more

Direct Payments Summer 2021 Newsletter

Here’s our latest Direct Payments Newsletter – a little later than usual but still packed full of information, all of it good, some of it sad as we say goodbye to some much loved colleagues. In this edition: –  25 Years of Direct Payments- what’s changed? Knowsley Direct Payments Vision Conference 2021 – details announced! … Read more

Direct Payments Conference and Market Place 2021

KDC will be hosting the next Direct Payments Vision Conference 2021 on Friday 1st October (#DPVision2021) at the Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park in Huyton. This is your chance to join us to share your own views and experiences, talk to others about the different ways direct payments are being used locally and work together … Read more

Care Charges (client contributions)

All local authorities have a duty to arrange support for those with eligibleneeds. Each Council is given the discretion as to whether they can charge a contribution for these services. Currently, almost all councils have decided to use this discretion. Where the local authority decides to apply its discretion, section 17 of theCare Act 2014 … Read more

Direct Payments Support Service Spring 2021 Newsletter

Featured in this edition: Covid Vaccinations for Knowsley residents and carers/PAs Using Direct Payments During The Coronavirus Pandemic Direct Payments Support Group virtual meet up New ILG Support Service from Mark Bates (Premier Care) Direct Payments Conference Challenging and changing the future of social care – how you can get involved Finding PA’s PA Holidays … Read more

Roadmap out of lockdown

The government has published the ‘COVID-19 Response – Spring 2021’, setting out the roadmap out of the current lockdown for England. COVID-19 Response – Spring 2021 (Summary) COVID-19 Response – Spring 2021 – pdf version COVID-19 Response – Spring 2021 (Summary – Large print) COVID-19 Response – Spring 2021 (Summary – Easy Read) For guidance … Read more

Learning Disabilities Assistant post

KDC are looking for a new member to join our busy Learning Disabilities team and contribute to the planning and provision of supportive, fun and stimulating programmes for adults with learning difficulties and/or autism. If You have good organisation and administration skills and the ability to respond proactively and sensitively to clients’ needs and experience … Read more