Early Intervention and Prevention- Access Team

Direct Payments Support Organisation


To provide advice, information and support to disabled people so that they may use direct payments to manage their own care and support needs.

Services provided:

  • General advice and information regarding direct payments, including literature on using direct payments
  • Support setting up and managing the direct payment
  • Initial assistance with financial monitoring forms
  • Assistance with administration and record keeping
  • Assistance with recruitment advertising, interviewing, etc.
  • Arranging Disclosure Scotland checks
  • Assistance drawing up a job description
  • Sample contracts of employment
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Training e.g. employment law, health and safety, managing staff
  • Advice on employer / employee relationships
  • Day to day queries
  • Payroll service.

Opening hours:

Monday – Friday, 8.45am – 5.00pm
Outwith these times, contact 0845 30 111 20 which connects to the out-of-hours social work service.


Perth & Kinross Council
Pullar House
35 Kinnoull Street

Phone: 03453 011 120
Website: http://www.pkc.gov.uk/selfdirectedsupport
Email: accessteam@pkc.gov.uk

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