An opportunity has arisen within Knowsley Council's Whole Life Commissioning Team for a Complex Broker. The post holder will be responsible for supporting the Whole Life Commissioning Team and Social Care in the identification and purchasing of provision for individuals with complex needs.
To provide an effective brokerage, purchasing and placement service for nominated service users with complex needs/ needs (e.g Learning Disabilities, Mental Health and or Autism) as directed by managers on behalf of social care staff and partners. To take referrals, review existing available commissioned options and where appropriate contact the market and make arrangements for purchasing and individual placements including by telephone, email contact with providers and via existing procurement mechanisms.
The role will focus on supporting commissioning and social care teams to engage with the market and provide placements that are of good quality and value for money.
We are looking for a highly motivated individuals who are:
- Good communicators
- Have experience of working with Stakeholders
- Have an understanding of learning disabilities and mental health conditions
- Have excellent organisational skills
At Knowsley Council we will consider requests for flexible working. For most roles, the following types of flexibility are usually possible: flexible hours, working from home, compressed hours, part-time.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applicants.
For an informal discussion please contact: Emma Parkinson Commissioning & Contracts Officer on 07385084690