Broker, Adult Social Services

Job specification

Location: Swindon

Hours: 37 - happy to talk flexible working

Salary: £23,014 p.a

Closing date: 09/08/2020

Job reference: 004739

Interview date: 14/08/2020

Date posted: 29/07/2020

Swindon Borough Council are looking to recruit a Broker to work within the Adult Commissioning Team. The role will be working with social care practitioners to procure packages of care and support from a range of specialist providers in Swindon.

The key elements of the role will be to ensure packages of care are put into place within a timely and efficient manner to ensure the necessary support for vulnerable adults in line with the Care Act. This role will require a flexible approach in order to manage a busy workload and prioritise work requiring an immediate response based on risk and need. A knowledge of providers or services would be an asset but an attention to detail and ability to maintain relationships will be the key skills required.

We are looking for someone to fulfil this challenging role in ensuring positive working relationships with care and non-care providers to encourage positive working between them and the Authority whilst being able to support continual improvement in the quality being delivered.

Candidates must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act – for the effective performance of a customer-facing role).

In return you will receive:

Flexible working

25 days holiday

A career average revalued earnings (CARE) pension scheme

Leisure and Legal Services discounts

Eating Out, Shopping and Entertainment discounts

If you have any questions or would like to discuss any aspect of the role, please contact Elaine Turner, Commissioner Learning Disabilities on

07842 439353 .

If you are experiencing technical issues submitting your application please email

Closing date: 9 August 2020

Interview date: 14 August 2020

- apply on company site

Application closing date: 09th August 20