Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £19,446 - £21,074 per annum
Location: Chippenham, Trowbridge or Salisbury
Working Pattern: Full time
Advertised By: Wiltshire Council
Post Number: ASAR00884
Job Category: Social Care - Adult Service
Advert End Date: 13 January 2019
Part time hours would be considered
Three opportunities have arisen to join us as resource specialists in the brokerage team, based in Trowbridge, Chippenham or Salisbury.
The brokerage team works across the county sourcing packages of care, working closely with commissioners, social workers, occupational health therapists, customer coordinators, and customer advisors.
About the role
These are exciting roles with lots of opportunity for growth in the future. Working as part of the wider commissioning team to support both practitioners and customers you will be providing creative solutions to meet the needs of customers based on outcomes and maintaining independence.
A key part of this role will be to source, research and provide options to practitioners on paid and voluntary services within the locality.
You will need to have excellent communication and negotiation skills and as well as good IT skills and confidence in using excel worksheets.
With a positive attitude, you should be able to plan and organise you own workload whilst being able to meet the changing demands of this role.
Experience with using care first would be an advantage but not essential.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, as an employee you will be expected to share this commitment.