Job Title: Commissioning Manager
Location: Farnham House, Stevenage
Salary Range: £43,857 - £46,845 pa
Hours: 37 hours per week
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Commissioning Manager in Adult Care Services Integrated Community Support Commissioning Team, based at Farnham House, Stevenage.
The Integrated Community Support Commissioning Team is responsible for commissioning a wide range of services and support for vulnerable adults and older people in Hertfordshire. We work with providers and partner organisations to improve people’s long-term outcomes and deliver the support they need in the community.
The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and implementing the recently commissioned Specialist Care at Home contract. This is a countywide short-term enabling service that helps to manage down people’s long-term needs in their own home. This service works with those coming out of hospital and also those whose needs are increasing in the community.
You will be held accountable for the delivery of key strategic objectives that will improve citizens’ health and social care outcomes, understanding challenges, designing solutions and making sure that the way that we commission services is both cost-effective and sustainable.
You will work with a wide range of stakeholders and partner organisations including both operational and commissioning colleagues. These stakeholders include: NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups, NHS Acute/Community/Mental Health Trusts, District Councils, and other statutory, private and voluntary sector providers. You will be responsible for delivering innovative and flexible solutions to the challenges facing Hertfordshire’s health and social care system.
With an ability to work under pressure and successfully manage multiple priorities you will continuously seek improvements in the quality of services and work closely with providers and any relevant stakeholders to resolve things where concerns or issues are identified.
There will be line management responsibility.
Business travel will be required as part of the role.
For an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Daisy Sanghera, Deputy Head, on 01438 843391.
Closing Date: Monday 18th January 2021
Interview Date: Monday 25th January 2021
Benefits of Working for HCC:
- Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
- Excellent Career Development
- Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
- Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
- Shopping Discounts
- Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes
Safeguarding: Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information Click Here
English Fluency: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
Disability Confident: We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.
Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce
Driving Roles Only: As part of this role, you will be required to travel to other HCC Sites/Residences either using your own mode of transport or a company car. In light of this, the ability to drive and/or travel around the County is required for this role and a DVLA check will be required on appointment.
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