Salary: £26421 – £32076

Shift hours: 37

There is an exciting opportunity to join the Brokerage function within the Integrated Community Discharge Team which incorporates Therapy, Brokerage, Equipment Services and Hospital Social Work

The service will operate across 7 days, Monday – Friday 8.00am – 8.00 pm and Weekends 8.00am  – 4.00 pm  for which a shift allowance of 10% is paid.

We are seeking creative and enthusiastic individuals to work within our team. You will work closely with Social Workers, Community Case Workers and Occupational Therapists to source support to effectively meet the needs of people with learning disabilities, mental health conditions, physical impairments, and older people.

Brokers work closely with people with care and support needs, carers, and other health and social care professionals, providing support to help meet people’s needs. You will be required to comply with relevant legislation, including the Care Act, the Mental Capacity Act, and the Mental Health Act.

You will be expected to promote asset-based social work, and support people to contribute to their community.

Coventry is a modern, growing, culturally and ethnically diverse City.  The City has a worldwide reputation for Peace and Reconciliation. We are at the heart of the busy and industrial Midlands and yet surrounded by beautiful rural Warwickshire which is minutes away. Being well served by extensive road a rail networks, Coventry is easily accessed from most parts of the Country.

Keen to join the team – If you feel you meet the criteria please apply today. To find out further information about the role and for an informal discussion please contact Lorraine Murray on 02476 976411 or email lorraine.murray@coventry.gov.uk.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

We are looking for individuals with a passion for promoting independence and making the principles of the Care Act 2014, a reality for the people of Coventry.

As the successful candidate you will have:

  • A high level of organisational skills
  • Sound communication skills, including written skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, problem solving and analytical skills
  • A knowledge of computer programmes such as spreadsheets and databases

In return you will benefit from:

  • Be welcomed in joining a highly professional and thoroughly hard working, friendly team
  • Excellent in house and external training opportunities.
  • Highly competitive salary with career development opportunities

If you need help or support to complete your application, please visit our accessibility page to see how we can assist you.

If you need help or support to complete your application, please visit our accessibility page to see how we can assist you.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme – As part of our commitment to inclusion, we offer guaranteed interviews for specific groups of people. To qualify, you’ll need to meet the minimum requirements for the role and identify with one of the below criteria:

  • Members of the Armed Forces and veterans
  • Are currently in care or have previously been in care
  • If you consider yourself to be disabled or if you have a long-term health condition

For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled ‘Coventry City Council Application Process’. If there is any evidence of a candidate using AI to complete their application, then the application will be rejected unless the candidate can provide a justification which the Council considers to be reasonable.

Interview date(s): 7th August 2024

Reference: coventrycc/TP/42103/9907

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