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Brokerage Office

  • Location:

    Hillingdon

  • Sector:

    Unqualified Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £13.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tiffany Greaves

  • Contact email:

    tgreaves@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ481140_1640106260

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2022-01-20

  • Startdate:

    01/01/2022

Agency recruitment of a Brokerage Officer required to support and facilitate seven day per week hospital discharges. Required to support and facilitate hospital discharges via Discharge to Assess model up until 31st March 2022. The post holder may be required to work on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.

Main Roles
* To provide a Brokerage Service to ensure the effective purchasing of care arrangements as detailed in agreed authorised care packages from needs led assessment
* To maintain detailed records and systems for monitoring vacancies, allocations and placements across Social Care
* To negotiate fees in conjunction with advice and support from the Contracts Department, Finance and Team Manager/Service Manager
* To negotiate regarding potential delayed discharges with the hospitals
* To work with parents and carers, bringing together various agencies and implementing the statutory duties and responsibilities as set out in the Children's Act (1989), Children and Adoption Act (2002) and Children Act 2004
* To purchase Home Care hours in accordance with the stated needs as identified and outlined on the Care Plan
* To purchase Residential or Nursing Care Placements, including Respite Care in accordance with the stated needs as identified and outlined on the Care Plan

Qualifications
* Educated to Degree level or possess equivalent experience.
Experience
* Experience of working in Social Care or Health in office based role.
* Experience in commissioning care in line with the transforming care agenda
* Have proven and relevant experience in understanding data analysis and performance tracking
* Have strong financial awareness and be able to assess the commercial viability of data analysis and information

We would like to hear from you if you feel this is the correct role for you.