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Integrated Brokerage Officer - Lambeth

Job Title: Integrated Brokerage Officer - Lambeth
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Lambeth
Industry:
Salary: £23 per hour
REF: PM615507
Contact Name: Parbej Miah
Contact Email: enquiries@4recruitmentservices.com
Job Published: 23 days ago

Job Description

Integrated Brokerage Officer – Lambeth (Temp Vacancy)

Umbrella Pay Rate: £23.00ph

Full-Time (37 hours)

Job Purpose:

  • To source, negotiate and broker all care placements, extra care and domiciliary care packages for service users with more complex needs within and outside the established commissioning and procurement frameworks.
  • To assists as appropriate with the quality assurance and monitoring for all direct payments to ensure compliance and appropriate use of funds by service users.
  • To manage daily referrals for care packages ensuring that they are placed in a timely manner whilst adhering to best value and quality assurance principles.
  • To undertake the line management and supervision of staff.

Accountabilities:

  • To broker creative and cost effective care solutions for people with complex and specialist needs
  • To source and negotiate the fee for spot domiciliary care packages and nursing/residential placements outside of the existing list of suppliers.
  • To offer high quality advice, information and support to service users, carers, families and relevant agencies to enable them to make the right choice of service provision which suits the individual’s assessed needs and care requirements.  This would involve working with different teams as it will include people with Learning, physical/sensory disabilities, Mental Health needs, dual diagnosis and older people.
  • To identify suitable service providers in conjunction with care managers, service users and their families that best meet their needs and provide value for money. 
  • To update management information systems and pass accurate information to the relevant teams regarding changes to client status.
  • To broker all services within the relevant commissioning and procurement frameworks.
  • To research and provide information about local services, networks and activities, community resources and opportunities for service users, and associated costs.
  • To make arrangements to facilitate the timely discharge of patients from hospitals at the weekend or outside of normal working hours.
  • To use information received to initiate the re-assessment and review due to changing care needs for existing service users
  • To log and monitor complaints regarding service provisions, within agreed procedures as required.
  • To fully utilise vacancies within our block care homes to minimise voids wherever possible.
  • To undertake the line management and supervision of staff. 
  • To provide cover in the absence of your colleagues and/or line manager.
  • To work with care managers to source supported/extra care accommodation, to include viewing potential accommodation when required.
  • To manage extra care voids and the allocations process, liaising between relevant partners to minimise voids.  This includes ensuring all schemes and landlords follow the nominations process.
  • Attend meetings as required.
  • To amend and close packages as advised by care managers and service users.
  • To create purchase order for services commissioned ensuring the use of the correct element and care tasks have been used for financial purposes in a timely manner to enable accurate budget monitor reporting.
  • To setup new customers and raise invoices for client contribution for short term placements
  • To support accurate recording using IT systems, including Mosaic and Oracle.
  • To resolve financial queries from providers and service users relating to service provisions in a timely manner and escalate where appropriate.
  • To update non-standard financial assessments on Mosaic and notify providers of the cost the client is assessed to pay.

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Parbej Miah 07435336299.

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