Brokerage Officer/Admin – Financial

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Brokerage Officer/Admin - Financial
Contract / Temporary

Merton 5236648

Posted: 22nd September 2023 18:03
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  • Pay Rate:

    £19.80 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 5-6 months


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Temporary Brokerage Officer - Financial 

Reference no: Merton 5236648   

Pay Rate: £19.80 per hour PAYE   

35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours 

This opening assignment is for 5-6 months  


Mon- Wed working in the office and Thursday and Friday working from home. 

To broker value for money care and support services in Adult Social Care, including, domiciliary care, residential, and nursing care, day care, transport and deep cleans, and contribute to brokerage efficiency and savings targets. To support the delivery of the agenda for social care transformation and to contribute to the development of brokerage, quality assurance systems and monitoring. 

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Ensure the provision of brokerage services is timely and appropriate so as to meet the Councils targets for service delivery, including meeting Delayed Transfers of Care timeframes and in times of high demand.  
  • Negotiate individually adapted and costed care and support packages, following assessment by Care Management or self-assessment and agreement of support plan.  
  • Review existing medium to high cost residential care and support packages and renegotiate more favourable rates   
  • Review existing contract prices and renegotiate more favourable rates  
  • Ensure that the needs of the individual service users are central to the construction of support packages, carrying out visits to vulnerable clients and resolving problems pro-actively.  
  • Monitor user satisfaction with the quality of the provided service  
  • Liaise promptly and proactively with care managers, other council staff, service users and providers to ensure quality delivery of the brokering process  
  • Develop and maintain effective close working relationships with relevant health and social care operational teams  
  • Develop and maintain networks and effective close working relationship with colleagues in similar posts in other boroughs to share information and best practice  
  • Use existing IT systems to record and capture brokering activity to ensure savings can be evidenced 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via job[email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. 

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF 

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 


  • Detailed knowledge of legislation relevant to the delivery of Adult Social Care E.g. Care Act 2014.  
  • Detailed knowledge of the social care brokerage function.  
  • Detailed knowledge of customer based information systems e.g. Mosaic. 



  • Experience of working in the health and social care market.  
  • Experience of negotiating value for money services  
  • Experience of working with customers and carers  
  • Experience of using and manipulating databases  
  • Experience of assuring quality and performance management   


Skills & Abilities: 

  • High level of numeric skills  
  • Ability to challenge existing practice and lead initiatives for new and more efficient use of resources.  
  • Ability to problem solve and work under pressure 



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Brokerage Officer/Admin - Financial
Client Category: Local Authority

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