263a Tarbock Road
Huyton Merseyside, L36 0SD

Direct Payments Officer

Full time 35 hours per weekSalary: £24,000 p.aAnnual Leave: 30 days to start + bank holidaysLocation: Huyton with travel around Knowsley The role To be part of KDC’s Direct Payments Support Service delivering a range of quality support, information and guidance to enable people in Knowsley to use Direct Payments to meet their personal care … Read more

Time Together UK – Youth Project

Interested? To find out more information about this programme we will be holding info sessions on these dates. Links to register are below. Friday Aug 5, 2022 10:00 Tuesday Aug 9, 2022 10:00 Thursday Aug 18, 2022 10:00 Email info@timebanking.org for more information

Make Carers Visible, Valued and Supported – Get involved with the Carers Strategy Refresh

Mke Carers Visible, Valued and Supported – Get involved with the Carers Strategy Refresh In celebration of Carers Week and working with our partners including, Young Carers, Parent Carers Voice, Alzheimer’s Society, KMBC and Healthwatch, Knowsley Carers Centre is urging carers to get involved in the refresh of the All-Age Carers Strategy 2020-2025. The Carers … Read more

Public Consultation Service user and carer engagement strategy

As a first step in developing a comprehensive Engagement Strategy, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust and Knowsley Healthwatch are co-hosting an online consultation event: From 10am – 11:30am on Tuesday 8 March 2022 This is an opportunity for individuals, and community organisations, to work alongside Mersey Care to ensure each service user and carer can … Read more

PA Recruitment and Retention Survey for Individual Employers

PA recruitment & retention survey for Individual Employers Recent evidence suggests that recruitment and retention of PAs is proving difficult up and down the country.  This survey was designed by people who use PAs and is an important opportunity to get a clearer picture of the challenges faced by employers and to better understand what … Read more

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

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