The Health, SEN and Disability Brokerage Team is looking for a highly organised and motivated individual to join the team, to provide administrative, financial and contract monitoring support.
This post requires knowledge of Special Educational Needs and Learning Disabilities services for children and adults and awareness of the wider responsibilities of the council.
For an informal discussion, please contact:
Juliette Beach, Manager, Children's Placement Team, 01273 294242 or
Kate Lown, Senior Social Worker – Commissioner, 07596 886573
Interviews: Provisionally Friday 14th or Monday 17th May
About the role
The post holder will ensure effective and efficient running of the business functions of the Health, SEN and Disability Brokerage Team and maintain accurate records and performance data to support service delivery to children and young people with SEN and disabilities and adults with learning disabilities.
Key areas of responsibility include:
Business Administration and recording
To be the first point of contact for the team and be able to deal appropriately with all requests for information and take the necessary action.
To co-ordinate and book team meetings, staff supervisions and any other meetings as required, including booking of rooms and equipment, conference call facilities as necessary.
To take and produce minutes of meetings and circulate once approved.
To process internal and external post and distribute accordingly.
To provide support to the Duty operations of the Brokerage Team.
To provide assistance in setting up accurate systems to maintain records and up to date information for both clients and providers.
Assist with the maintenance of logs and any other data sets required by the Brokerage Team with the ability to access specific data as requested.
Finance and Contracts
To ensure that providers receive prompt and accurate payment for services brokered by the team.
To assist in the management of the ICT systems ensuring that all payments to external providers are supported by valid contracts and that payments are produced where duly authorised.
To issue Individual Placement Agreements and ensure these are signed, returned, and held on the client file.
To administer and record all income and / or expenditure within the team, processing cash payments, including petty cash and other financial documents where appropriate.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.