ARRANGING CARE OFFICER Brokerage Officer

Recruiter
REED
Location
Catford
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
10 Jan 2021
Closes
16 Jan 2021
Ref
1920799370
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
ARRANGING CARE OFFICER

My client are a South East London Local Government Authority looking for an experienced Support Planner / Brokerage Officer to start work immediately.

Main Purpose of the job:

• To support older and/or disabled people to make informed decisions and choices in their use of resources, support and services, with the aim of sustaining or improving their quality of life and well-being.

• Work as part of my clients' new model of Integrated Health and Social Care, with multi-disciplinary teams including the voluntary sector, to promote independence and personalisation.

• Act as a main point of contact for residents and their unpaid carers, supporting them to maximise their independence of services and make the most of personalisation and community resources.

• To arrange, where appropriate, quality community based packages and other services for Service Users and their Carers which represent Best Value for the borough and the NHS CCG. (Residential and Nursing Care placements will be brokered through Complex Care Brokerage)

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Summary of Responsibilities and Personal Duties:

• To be the key point of contact within Health and Social Care services for eligible clients following their assessment of need / resource entitlement.

• Develop personalised support / care plans with individuals, their unpaid carers and other stakeholders as appropriate. Or, to act as a point of contact for the client, their unpaid carers or an external support planner / broker who may be developing the support plan.

• Putting the person at the centre of the process, facilitate the selection of support services, activities or other routes to achieve outcomes and meet needs.

If you have worked in a similar role before and have the confidence and experience to start this role asap and you know you will pass a clear, enhanced DBS please do not hesitate to submit your CV today!

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