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Brokerage Officer

  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: CBED/23/254309/12244
  • Published: Mon 11/09/2023, 17:22 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 22/09/2023, 17:22 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £24,496 - £26,845 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Priory House, Chicksands, Bedfordshire

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Brokerage Officer

Team: Brokerage and Direct Payments  

Job Family: Providing CBG7  
Salary: £24,496 - £26,845 per annum pro rata  
Hours: 37 hours per week 

Base Location: Working from home and any CBC offices, including Priory House, Shefford. You will be expected to attend a CBC office location on a monthly basis, and as needed to carry out your role 

Contract Type: 6 months Secondment or Fixed Term Contract
Closing Date: 22nd September 2023
Interview Date: 28th September 2023 


About Us:

Central Bedfordshire is an ambitious authority, determined to be an exemplary one. Our strategic location and high quality of life mean we are one of the fastest growing areas in the country.  


As a council we face the same challenges every business does - investing in the right places and delivering great results. Except for us, it’s all about our 289,000 residents. We’re totally focussed on helping to improve their lives and making Central Bedfordshire a great place to live and work.  


We have set values and principles to represent the way we work and how we operate as an organisation. You can view a list of these in detail on our website


This is a great time to join us on our journey. 


More about the role:  

An opportunity has arisen to join us as a Brokerage Officer, this role is working as part of a busy team to support all the financial aspects of payments for Adult Social Care care packages.  

We are looking for someone who is self motivated, good communication, financially accurate and has the ability to work to tight deadlines. Ideally you should have experience in Finance and understand financial systems and have previous experience in a similar capacity.   


What we can offer you: 

As well as joining a friendly, dedicated, and hardworking team you will have access to numerous benefits, including: 

  • A hybrid working arrangement giving you the option to work from home and access any CBC office location. We recognise and value the importance of supporting our employees to balance their home and work life and to be able to work in the most efficient way. 

  • A £250 one-off hybrid worker payment to help you adapt your home for safe and suitable working conditions 

  • The opportunity to lease electric vehicles at competitive rates with our staff electric vehicle (EV) leasing scheme (subject to probation being completed) (Only use this for Permanent CBC roles only, not for teachers either) 

  • A comprehensive IT package to support you to work safely and effectively 

  • The ability to work abroad for up to a month a year 

  • Generous family friendly policies and practices 

  • A welcoming and inclusive environment that empowers differences 

  • Friendly and supportive staff networks  

  • Annual leave allowance 25 days + statutory holidays rising to 32 days with length of service. 

  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). This is a valuable part of our rewards package for employees and includes Life Assurance. You can find out more on the Bedfordshire Pension Fund website

  • An exceptional Employee Assistance Programme which helps support employees with workplace changes as well as other work, family and personal issues 

  • A huge variety of courses and role-specific training and learning to help you succeed and develop 

  • Access to discounts on top UK retailers and local retailers 


Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’. 


Sustainability matters to us. We aim to lead by example in tackling climate change. Read more about the action we’re taking on our website: Climate change – tackling it and our strategy 


Our aspiration is to be a truly flexible employer.  We welcome discussion on location, hours and working pattern as part of the application process. 




You will be expected to demonstrate how you meet the key accountabilities and competencies in this Brokerage Officer Recruitment Pack. 


For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Hesty Bugden at or call 0300 300 6054  or  Natasha Garner at or call 0300 300 6036.  


For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at   




Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.   


Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to improving the diversity of our workforce to better reflect the communities we serve.  Therefore, we welcome applications from everyone. In addition, we are a  Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community. 


To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. 


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