Commissioning Officer - Adults and Health
£37,722 - £40,869 P. A
Full-Time, FIXED TERM (12MTHS)
About The Role
The Council is looking for an enthusiastic and efficient Commissioning Officer to support the refresh of how it purchases and performance manages its local Care Home market. This is important portfolio, as our Care Homes support some of our most vulnerable residents, who can no longer live safely in their own home. It is also an exciting portfolio, as the Council is just starting its refresh - enabling the successful candidate to support how this is designed and future services will be delivered.
You should have experience in all aspects of the commissioning cycle and be able to critically appraise service delivery to develop innovative local solutions.
You must be able to demonstrate experience of successfully commissioning excellent services and, given the specialised nature of the portfolio area, expert knowledge of Health and Adult Social Care and service delivery (ideally including Care Homes).
Your excellent communication skills will be essential to your success in your ability to work as part of the team and develop effective working relationships.
You will have the ability to work in partnership with other colleagues across the Council and CCG, Providers, residents and other stakeholders to re-design services and ensure that outcomes are achieved. The post holder will be required to write and present detailed and well-reasoned reports and business cases for the Adult Social Care Departmental Management Team and other senior boards.
Closing Date: 29.01.2022
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The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Newham is one of the youngest, most diverse, and vibrant boroughs in the UK. As an inclusive employer, we are committed to ensuring our workforce reflects our local population. We welcome and encourage applicants from under-represented groups, including applicants who are ethnically diverse and/or applicants who have a disability.
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The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
In line with Government legislation, if the post you are applying for requires you to visit a registered care home as part of your role it is a legal requirement to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status or an exemption certificate to work for the Council. With effect from 1st April 2022, this requirement will be extended if you are applying for a job in a CQC regulated service
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