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Welcome to Derbyshire

Office Contacts
Title Name
Service Manager Artan Trota (07983 566547)
Independent Living Adviser Angie Matthews (07767 160576)
Independent Living Adviser Jane Bown (07983 566584)
Independent Living Adviser Teresa Dinsley-Phillips (07944 517227)
Finance Officer (Managed Accounts) Ricky Jordan
Clerical Officer Daisy Coleman

Welcome to Penderels Trust Derbyshire

Please find below some general information on the services we offer.  

To access PA Finder, please click on the PA Finder button on the right hand side of this page.

To access our document centre, please click on the Document Centre button on the right hand side of this page.

To access our Events Calendar, please click on the link at the top of the page.

Please contact us at the office if you need any further help or information.

Services in Derbyshire

Penderels Trust works in partnership with Derbyshire County Council to support adults and children who receive a direct payment in the county to get the most out of their care money and to achieve their goals.  Our support includes:

  • An information and advice hub which can be accessed via telephone or our website to answer any questions you may have around your direct payment or for document templates and factsheets.  Please visit our Document Centre by clicking on the box on the right hand side of this page.
  • Direct payment support on all matters relating to managing your direct payment, including employer role and responsiblities, employment law, paying staff, managing care agencies and keeping records.
  • Personal assistant recrutiment.  We will support you to find the right PA for you. We offer our PA Finder in Derbyshire which is an online register of PAs in the county who are looking for work.  You can access PA Finder at any time.  Simply click on the box on the right to register for this free service.  We will also advertise any PA vacancies you have on our website in our PA Jobs section.  We will support with shortlisting, interviewing, DBS checks and reference checks.
  • Peer support.

For more information on our services, please contact the team.

Payroll and Managed Accounts Services

In Derbyshire, if you wish (or need) to use a payroll or managed accounts service, you can choose who provides this service to you.  Derbyshire County Council has produced an information guide and a list of providers for both these services.  This information is available as a download document at the bottom of this page.  Penderels Trust provides both payroll and managed accounts services and we are happy to provide these as part of your direct payment support.  You can, of course, choose another provide for these services; this will not affect how we provide direct payment support to you and we will work with them to make sure your package runs smoothly.

Training from Derbyshire County Council

Derbyshire County Council provide lots of training courses for people working in adult social care including PAs for direct payment employers.  Many of these courses are only one day or half a day and all are free of charge.  For more information and how to book, please download the programme which is available at the bottom of this page.

Useful Links

Derbyshire County Council: www.derbyshire.gov.uk

Derbyshire County Council Coronavirus Response Information: https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/social-health/health-and-wellbeing/health-protection/disease-control/coronavirus/community-response-unit/community-response-unit.aspx

Derbyshire County Council Adults Safeguarding Board: https://www.derbyshiresab.org.uk/home.aspx

Live Life Better Derbyshire: www.livelifebetterderbyshire.org.uk 

Age UK Derbyshire: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/derbyandderbyshire/

Derbyshire Carers Association: https://www.derbyshirecarers.co.uk/

Derbyshire Mind: http://www.derbyshiremind.org.uk/

Autism Information and Advice Service: https://www.autisminformationservice.org.uk



Learning and Development Programme for Adult Social Care Jan to May 2020

This document lists the training programmes that are available to people working in adult social care including PAs for January to May 2020.

Direct Payment Payroll and Managed Account provider list

This document from Derbyshire County Council is about payroll and managed account services available and details of approved organisations that can provide these services.

Contact Us

Penderels Trust

Maple House
Maple Estate
Stocks Lane
S75 2BL

  01332 981 046



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