ARRANGING CARE OFFICER Brokerage Officer

Recruiter
REED
Location
Lewisham
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
12 Jan 2021
Closes
14 Jan 2021
Ref
1930998926
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
ARRANGING CARE OFFICER

My client are a South East London Local Government Office who are seeking an experienced Arranging Care Officer to start work asap.

Main Purpose of the job:

Appropriate brokering of packages of care or placements to meet the needs of clients requiring emergency, temporary or long term residential or nursing care. The post will cover all client groups, including palliative care and Continuing Healthcare.

Enable people with a high need of care and support to be supported well in appropriate settings, ensuring the most independent and enabling provision is used, including working to move people who have been accommodated inappropriately in the past to secure positive new care arrangements.

The role:
  • Source the most cost effective services to meet individual care recommendations for people referred by health or social care professionals which will meet client outcomes in the most independent setting appropriate.
  • Use on-line or off-line purchasing, placement or contracting frameworks, the Care Funding Calculator and/or other agreed costing tools to source and price placements and to negotiate with provider, involving users and carers as appropriate.
  • Ensure that individual service agreements and contractual documentation are in place for all service provision.
  • Maintain accurate, relevant and up to date records on case management, finance and placement sourcing / monitoring IT systems. Process all applications in a timely manner and in line with agreed processes, policies and procedures.
  • Offer high quality advice and information and support to service users, carers, families and relevant others to enable them to make the right choice of service provision which suits the individual's needs and care requirements of service users and carers.

  • If you are a confident, experienced Arranging Care Officer and are looking for your next challenge please do not hesitate to submit your CV today!

    This is not a WFH role