Third Sector Broker

Neath Port Talbot
£18000 - £23000 per annum
12 Sep 2017
10 Oct 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Third Sector Broker
Location: Neath Port Talbot
Contract type: Fixed Term until 30th of June 2018
35 hours per week
Salary: £18,000 - £23,000 per annum

About the role
The British Red Cross are looking for a flexible and reliable individual to join our Independent Living team as a Third Sector Broker. This is a great opportunity for someone who has a knowledge of services provided by the statutory sector and other local voluntary organisations & community groups.
As a Third Sector Broker you will develop effective partnerships with non-statutory organisations within the area to ensure swift acceptance of service users referred by the MDT into their services, and develop a partnership approach to addressing service user needs.

About the team
Our services help to prevent people from reaching crisis point; reducing admissions to hospitals and the need for residential and nursing care.
We are committed to delivering a person-centred service and enabling service users to achieve their personal outcomes. These may include enhanced quality of life, increased confidence and independence, and an improved sense of choice and control.

About the person
To succeed and thrive in this role you must have a broad knowledge of the health and social care system and have further skills and experience:

  • Educated to A level or equivalent by experience
  • QCF/Management qualification or achievement of this within a 18 month period
  • Experience in Design & delivery of services
  • Knowledge of the needs and expectations of vulnerable adults who have health & social care support needs
  • Knowledge of risk assessment and risk management and how these are carried out
  • IT literate
  • Full UK driving license and car owner/have access to a vehicle

Closing date for applications is 23:59 on the 10th of October.

About the organisation
The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.

Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.

We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Childcare vouchers

The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.

As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes PVG/DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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