Monday, December 5 2022

Adult Services

We currently have 5 Care and Support Broker positions available:

  • 1 position in the North non-residential team – based in County Hall North, Horsham
  • 3 positions in the South Non-Residential Team – based in Bridge House, Worthing
  • 1 position in the residential team – based in Bridge House, Worthing

All of these roles sit within the Combined Placement and Supply Team (CPST) which was created in April 2020 as part of the health and social care system’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic. CPST works across all areas of health and social services as an integrative project that ensures that inpatients who require assisted discharge can be discharged with appropriate services as quickly and efficiently as possible. The CPST also helps people who have been assessed as having social care needs to access appropriate services. The non-residential teams focus on clients who need home services, while the residential team supports people who need nursing home or nursing home services.

Please clearly indicate in your cover letter which of these roles/teams you would like to be considered for. Applicants can list multiple roles/teams they wish to apply for.

Position details

Salary: £23,080 to £25,481
Mode of work: Full time 37 hours per week
Duration of the contract: CDI
Location: 1 position based in Horsham and 4 positions based in Worthing

As a care and support broker, you:

Act as CPST representative and provide support across health and social care, and plan and provide support to people discharged from hospital and those assessed for social care needs .

Create and maintain effective working relationships with various WSCC departments, NHS partners, service providers and CPST colleagues.

Provide CPST services within legislative requirements including Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, Mental Health Act, Discharge Guidelines, WSCC and CCG policies and CPST standard operating procedures.

Assist customers and their families with various tasks, including those related to financial processes, such as direct payments and third-party top-ups.

And much more!

For more information on the role and to find out how to apply. Please follow the link below and read the attached job description.

When applying, please upload a CV and cover letter to demonstrate your experience and skills for each of the key skills in the job description.

Rewards and Benefits

For a full list of benefits available to you as an employee of West Sussex County Council, you can find them at our Rewards and Benefits page.

Further information

To apply, upload your CV and complete the application explaining the skills and experience you can bring to the position ensuring that any gaps in employment are covered in your CV. Make sure you have saved the job description attached to the main advert on our website as once the job is closed you may not be able to upload again.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the well-being of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This position is subject to a reinforced DBS check, a 5-year referencing and a health check.

West Sussex County Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an inclusive environment free from any form of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values ​​the diversity of its workforce. We actively welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and take every possible step to ensure that no one will be disadvantaged.

For more information on your eligibility to apply for this position under our Disability or Veteran Guaranteed Maintenance Program, you can find it on our application help page.

Note for recruitment agencies: we prefer to hire people directly, but we have a list of suppliers when we need a helping hand. We will contact you directly if we need you!

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