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Direct Payment Worker

This is an external vacancy and is not employed with East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
£11.50 per hour
Term Entry
Type Hours
Part Time (Various hours per week)
Monday to Friday
Market Weighton (Some travel may be required)
Closing date
Job closes on 11 June
Interview date
Interviews are To be confirmed
Service area
Service area: Direct Payments
Direct Payments reference: 1266271
Job reference
Job reference: EXTN002086
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The job itself

We are looking for a Direct Payment Worker who is outgoing, energetic and fun, to support a 14 year old boy who has a diagnosis of autism and some medical needs, including diabetes.

His interests includes swimming, watching and playing football and being outside exploring open spaces. He also loves anything to do with computer games. He really enjoys doing outdoor water sports such as those at Allerthorpe Lake. He enjoys high rope courses such as Go Ape and he enjoys just chilling at the cinema. The young person plays for a football team and the support will include him accessing weekly training sessions.

The worker should have knowledge of working with children and young people and should be approachable and confident in working with young people. The worker will also need to be flexible and understand that the day’s activities may be led by how the young person is feeling.

Once completed, please email your application to and please quote 1266271 in the subject box of the e-mail.
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Direct Payments

Children and Young People, Specialist Services Direct Payments is an in-house service provided by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council to support families of Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities to fulfil their potential and aspirations.

Whilst caring experience is always useful, you don’t necessarily need to have worked in care to be a great Direct Payment Worker, the right attitude and a person-centred approach is more important.


Some travel across East Riding of Yorkshire may be required, applicants must be able to transport themselves.

DBS/Medical check

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance check.

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