Adult Brokerage Officer

Expiring today

Location
Darby House, Telford
Salary
£21,074 - £23,111 per annum
Posted
11 Oct 2018
Closes
22 Oct 2018
Job Ref
TWC000003258
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Commissioning Procurement & Brokerage Team

Adults Brokerage Officer 

Scale 5 £21,074 - £23,111

18 month fixed term contract

 

About us

The Commissioning, Procurement and Brokerage Team commission and support procurement activities for the whole Council. The team broker care and transport services for vulnerable adults and children’s accessing services. We commission and procure services for vulnerable people and also support colleagues across the Council to scope, plan and deliver their procurement through a variety of routes.

This is an exciting time to join the team as we move to implementing new systems to support and manage the customer experience. This team is key in supporting the whole Council to achieve fit for purpose and efficient contracts for goods and services which focus on best value outcomes for the residents of the Borough.

The Role

This is a fast paced role with priorities changing rapidly often during the same day.  Reporting to the Brokerage Team Leader, you will be a resilient motivated  individual and use your wide ranging brokerage knowledge and experience of health and social care to broker services and support for Vulnerable People in accordance with the Care Act 2014. As an innovative, vibrant thinker, you will influence colleagues, negotiate with, and manage, providers to deliver best value for money services. Your understanding of the Council’s cost challenges, operating processes and legislation around Vulnerable People will drive you optimise contractual agreements whilst safeguarding people and improving their outcomes. Focusing on continuous improvement methodologies you will work closely with the procurement team, commissioners, partners and wider Council teams to provide value for money brokered solutions and, where applicable, suggest alternative options where it would offer better overall outcomes and value.

As an experienced team player, your support and close working relationship with colleagues in your wider team will be invaluable to ensure the whole team is always available and able to respond and support our internal and external customers.
 

Key requirements

You will be a resilient driven individual with a proven working knowledge of the health and social care sector and the brokerage function alongside an up to date understanding of the legislation associated with care and obligations relating to Vulnerable People. You must be a flexible worker as occasion early evening, bank holiday and weekend working is sometimes required to meet demand.

Please note employees who are at risk will be considered first for this position.  Only if an appointment is not made will other candidates be considered.

 

Please apply via WMJobs linking your experience and personal skills to the person  specification explaining how they make you the best candidate for this post.

 

Further Information

If you would like to discuss the role further please contact Sarah.bass@telford.gov.uk We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.

 

Sorry but CVs will not be accepted.

 

 

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification

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