Brokerage Officer

West London, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW301118_1543596266
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2018-11-30
  • Location: West London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2018-12-21
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

We have a great new opportunity for an experienced Brokerage Officer to join their services within the West London.

To broker a cost effective and timely service for children and vulnerable adults. You will be responsible for finding services for venerable adult. You will be working with Adults Service teams to achieve good outcomes, develop working relationship with providers and to contribute to managing the market.

The responsibilities of the Brokerage Officer includes:

  • To respond positively and professionally to referrals by Social Workers, ensuring the quality of information enables the identification of placements that meet the adults assessed needs
  • To receive and screen referrals, prioritising of needs and availability of resources and where appropriate, liaise with other colleagues, partners and external placement providers to ensure detailed assessment and prioritising
  • To manage and maintain effective information on the care systems, inputting all placement data on Mosaic/SAP/Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) or any other IT systems and reporting on data to ensure that accurate information is available at all times
  • To contribute to the creation and maintenance of good working relationships at all levels with internal and external partner agencies, external placement providers and with the public
  • To ensure that appropriate contract/purchase order are in place and issued to providers of service

Requirements of a Brokerage Officer:

  • 2 years recent experience in placements
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential
  • Educated to degree-level or equivalent in a relevant area, or equivalent by experience
  • A commissioning and/ or procurement related qualification (e.g. CIPS, IPC Certificate in Purchasing) or experience of commissioning, purchasing and contracting in this type of setting
  • To carry out a range of invoice approval procedures including, invoice validation, invoice certification and approval for payment

Salary: Up to £15.87p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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Brokerage Officer

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