NBN Membership

Membership to the National Brokerage Network would be of interest to people and organisations involved in Support Planning and Brokerage, Self-Directed Support, Strengths-Based Approaches and Individual Service Funds.

Members

The membership of the National Brokerage Network has a diverse representation which includes:

  • People directing their own support
  • Family members
  • Independent Support Brokers
  • Peer Support Brokers
  • Community Brokerage Agencies
  • Centres for Independent/Integrated/Inclusive Living
  • Independent Living Agencies
  • Local Authority employed Brokers
  • Community Leaders
  • Individual Service Fund Providers
  • Service Providers
  • Lead Consultancy and Development Agencies
  • Social Workers
  • Clinical Leads
  • Occupational Therapists

Benefits of  becoming a member of the Network

  1. Opportunity to receive referrals for Support Brokerage work via the network
  2. Opportunity to access 1:1 mentoring sessions for ongoing professional development
  3. Receiving updates via blogs, articles and newsletters on Support Brokerage, Self-Directed Support, Strengths-Based Approaches and Individual Service Funds
  4. Opportunities via the Imagineer and National Brokerage Network newsletter, mentoring sessions and social media to share and celebrate successes with others on the same journey
  5. Priority access to training and events organised by the National Brokerage Network and Imagineer
  6. Use of the National Brokerage Network logo (either as a member or a partner organisation)
  7. Members will have a profile added to the National Brokerage Network section on the Imagineer website Support Broker profile, or an organisation profile on our Organisation Directory
  8. Exclusive access to the Imagineer and National Brokerage Network Support Brokerage resources and templates (free of charge from the membership area on the website)
  9. Invitation to peer mentoring sessions with other Support Brokers and Self Directed Support practitioners from around the UK (a small fee is chargeable for this)

Membership Fees:

Whilst the National Brokerage Network is in a stage of further development, the membership is available free of charge until March 2022.

This period of time will enable the team at Imagineer to increase the reach of the network and also provide a time for people and organisations to experience the benefits of membership.

The membership fees set below will be introduced to all new and existing members as of 1st April 2022.

  • Individuals (Independent Support Brokers) £60 per annum, which can be paid in monthly installments of £5 per month
  • Small organisations less than £500,000 turnover £150* per annum, which can be paid in monthly installments of £12.50 per month
  • Larger organisations more than £500,000 turnover £300* per annum, which can be paid in monthly installments of £15 per month

Support Broker Registration Requirements

The following criteria need to be met to become registered with the National Brokerage Network as an Independent Support Broker:

  1. Completion of the National Brokerage Network Support Brokerage accredited training (or equivalent)
  2. A commitment to access appropriate mentoring via the National Brokerage Network and Imagineer. You will be expected to attend a minimum of two peer mentoring sessions each year and at least one  individual mentoring session with either our Founder and Director Liz or our Director Sarah.
  3. Current and appropriate insurance (Public liability and Professional indemnity)
  4. Holding a current and valid DBS check

Are you a organisation or support broker that wishes to become a National Support Brokerage Member?

Choose and complete the form below which best describes how you wish to register as a member of the NBN. We will then be in touch with you.

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