Brokerage Officer- Children/Young adults

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Little London
Up to £10,000
16 Jan 2021
21 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Part Time
Finding services for Children and Young People, some with complex needs and in transition to adult services.

Your new company
Haringey Council are looking for an experienced Brokerage Officer in the Children and Young Adults service for a temporary assignment 3 months rolling.

Your new role
To broker a cost effective and timely service for children and young adults. You will be responsible for finding services for Children and Young People, including some with complex needs and in transition to adult services. You will be working with Children Service teams to achieve good outcomes, develop working relationship with providers and to contribute to managing the market in Haringey.

Main responsibilities:

-To respond positively and professionally to referrals by Social Workers, hospital discharge teams ensuring the quality of information enables the identification of placements or services that meet the child's or young person's assessed needs.

-To receive and screen referrals, prioritising of needs and availability of resources and where appropriate, liaise with other colleagues, partners and external placement providers to ensure detailed assessment and prioritising.

-To work with internal departments and external agencies on a daily basis. -To manage and maintain effective information on the care systems, inputting all placement data on Mosaic/SAP / Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) or any other IT systems and reporting on data to ensure that accurate information is available at all times.

-You will maintain a good understanding and awareness of Haringey Council's policies and procedures in relation to safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults. You will ensure that 'Making Safeguarding Personal' is embedded into the work that you undertake within the service area.

-To provide a responsive service to emergency situations ensuring the safety and well-being of the vulnerable adults or child which sometimes involve working outside core hours.

-To assist in securing good outcomes for children and the most efficient use of the council's resources, producing written reports and statistical information as requested.

You MUST have previous experience.

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