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Brokerage Assistant - Dorset

4Recruitment Services
Closing date
9 Aug 2021

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Location: County Hall, DT1 1XJ

Contract: initial 3-month contract with possible further extension

Hours: 37 hours per week

Pay: up to 12.11ph (depending on experience)

Job purpose:

Working under the Direction of the Team Leader to provide a central brokerage service to source care home places and domiciliary packages for all adult services client groups. 2. Under supervision, carry out non-complex fee negotiations with care home providers in relation to fee rates for individual packages through telephone contact and written communication, for final approval by operational Manager

The primary purpose of the role is to:

Identify vacancies for both routine and urgent admissions of residential and respite placements, day care and individual domiciliary care packages of care.
Capture and input accurate data through IT and manual systems as necessary in relation to all placements arranged and fee rates provided to be used for management information purposes.
Provide a service which enables professional care management staff to be released from sourcing placements and the associated administrative functions and provides operational staff with advice on market availability.
Under supervision, undertake non-complex fee negotiations for specific placements/packages and where these are set above the Dorset County rates pass to operational staff for decision.
Liaise with the Quality Improvement Team as part of the monitoring process alerting them of good and poor practice; obtain data information about issues of quality, contract compliance and registration status of care providers in order to achieve Best Value outcomes in the commissioning of care.
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 Deanna Clarke on (phone number removed) or Email (url removed)
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