Brokerage Officer

Redbridge, London
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW9111_1563355713
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-07-17
  • Location: Redbridge, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-09-15
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

We are currently looking for a Brokerage Officer to work in the people directorate, public health and wellbeing cluster for the Contracts and Procurement team within the London Borough of Redbridge, East London. The base location is Lynton house.

Job Purpose:

  • To arrange placements / care packages within the appropriate timeframes, budget and quality
  • To provide day-to-day delivery of the relevant brokerage area, i.e. LAC placements, residential/nursing, domiciliary, daytime support, personalisation and other relevant areas
  • When placing with providers, ensure value for money is met and the service users of their families/carers are clear of their obligations
  • To be aware of financial impact
  • Negotiation of price for placements
  • To maintain the duty line taking referrals from care managers and support brokers, service users and carers for placements and associated follow up work
  • Be motivated and build up relationships with colleagues, service users and carers/families
  • Seeking opportunities for improvements in people's lives by finding the right types of treatments or facilities when is needed
  • Making sure care is delivered quickly and efficiently when is needed.

Requirements:

  • Must be flexible
  • Must display a clear level of drive and energy and show a high capacity for performance
  • Must have clear knowledge of the care act 2014
  • Should have some previous experience in the social care field
  • In depth understanding of how social care is provided.
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