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Specialist Broker - Learning Disabilities & Mental Health

  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: 6172
  • Published: Fri 22/11/2019, 4:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/01/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £31548 - £33291
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Civic Centre
Job Details

Enfield Council, seeking candidates for an exciting role within the Adults Brokerage Team as a Specialist Broker for Learning Disabilities and Mental Health

Fixed term/Secondment for 12 months.

The key function of this post is:

To support the Brokerage service to manage the brokerage for complex and specialist care packages within the Service.

To work closely with the Integrated Learning Disability Service and Mental Health services and use the Brokerage process for finding creative and cost-effective solutions for people with complex and specialist need.

To negotiate with providers to ensure efficiency and best value for money for individual support packages within Enfield procurement process.

To provide an effective working relationship between the social care teams within the Adult Social Care services.

To support the Service Development team with developing market and strategic direction to ensure appropriate supply of quality services for people with complex needs

Why it's great to work for Enfield Council

  • An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
  • Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
  • Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
  • Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
  • Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.

We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

An external candidate, including Enfield Council agency workers, would be appointed on a fixed term contract, whilst internal candidates who are Council employees, would normally be expected to take up the post on a secondment basis.

To be eligible to apply for a secondment, Enfield Council employees must have completed probation and must have discussed/agreed the proposed secondment with their line manager. Fixed term contracts may be considered where secondment is not possible.

Secondments are the temporary loan of an employee from one part of the organisation to another part of the organisation and rely on the secondee to return to their substantive position on completion of the secondment.



Closing and Interview Dates

Closing date: Midnight 5th January 2020

Interview dates: Week Commencing 13th January 2020



Additional Information

To apply, please click on the link below.

If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Des O'Donoghue on 020 8379 2307 or Liz Griffiths on 020 8379 2307 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team.

If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Elizabeth Anastasi on 0208 132 1615 or Elizabeth.anastasi@enfield.gov.uk. A textphone (minicom) is provided for those with a hearing or speech impairment on 020 8379 4419.

“This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment”.



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  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: 6172
  • Published: Fri 22/11/2019, 4:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/01/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £31548 - £33291
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Civic Centre

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