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As a Brokerage Officer you are responsible for sourcing Health and Social Care services for individuals, ensuring that these services are person centred, strength based and offer value for money.
You will source and purchase support provision that meets service user needs/outcomes that offer the best value for money, whilst building strong and mutually beneficial relationships with care providers and stakeholders.
You will develop and maintain a single source of information of support provision across Leicester and surrounding areas, whilst negotiating with stakeholders, with emphasis on ensuring best value for money when placing service users in residential/nursing care home and providing intelligence to the council’s Strategic Commissioning and Contracts and Assurance function on the quality of care provision across Leicester.
You will have strong facilitation, negotiation and influencing skills with third parties, including providers and social care staff and have knowledge of Care Act and other Health and Social Care legislation and guidance.
You will have experience of working in Adult Social Care within local government and/or health, of managing relationships with internal customers, external partners and stakeholders and have practical knowledge of a wide variety of computer applications including Microsoft Office.
For an informal discussion please contact:
Janet Berry (Janet.Berry@Leicester.gov.uk) on 0116 454 4511 or,
Andy Humpherson (Andy.Humpherson@leicester.gov.uk) on 0116 454 2353
This is a fixed term opportunity until 31st March 2020. It is to be worked on a part time basis - 18.5 hours per week. The exact working pattern can be discussed at interview.
As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between you work life and your personal life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities and career pathways. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including our fantastic salary sacrifice car scheme, big discounts at high-street outlets, childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains, we may also be able help with relocation expenses if you are moving to the City, or need help with commuting costs.
* Please note that the total package number includes pension contribution and full holiday entitlement, including bank holidays.
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