Broker

We are looking to recruit a Broker. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate, committed and dynamic individual to join a fast paced and progressive team working within Adult Care to support and meet the needs of the local population. Lincolnshire County Council is well established at the forefront of service design and innovation. We believe that giving people real choice and control, over how they are supported, means changing our focus to the outcomes people want to achieve and being open to new ways of achieving them. The successful candidate will be joining our Adult Care Brokerage Team. The Brokerage Team has an important strategic role within the Adult Care vision of delivering highly efficient performance and further developing to meet the needs of the population of Lincolnshire. Our Team plays a pivotal role in Adult Care ensuring all requests for Home Support packages and other required services are met within agreed timescales and in an efficient and effective manner. This is an ideal opportunity for a well-motivated individual who has knowledge of the Adult Care / Social Care sector and is looking for a new challenge. The post holder will: Maintain good working relationships with all providers, Adult Care Teams and our Commercial Team; Be an enthusiastic individual with a team approach and an ability to stay calm under pressure; Have excellent time management skills (ability to manage demanding and competing priorities, and work to tight deadlines) As you will be in telephone contact with our clients' excellent communication skills are essential. The successful candidate will need to evidence they are well organised and can manage their time effectively. Proficient IT, numeracy and literacy skills are essential and an experience of MOSAIC would be desirable. For an informal discussion regarding the post please contact Will Mumby at Applications close on 26th July 2021 and interviews are scheduled to take place the on the 11th August 2021. At the current time during the Coronavirus restrictions, all our employees are working from home if they are able to do so to support the health and safety of all of our colleagues. We are embracing new ways of working and we are anticipating that remote working will continue to be a key feature of this role. You will be given a nominated contractual work base and once current restrictions are lifted you will be required to commute to this work base when necessary. Our technology platform and equipment is very good enabling you to connect and collaborate remotely. We require that you have in place good connectivity and we will discuss during the recruitment process if support with this is needed. Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application. On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. We operate a talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions. Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

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