Newham is an exciting place to work with a young, vibrant and diverse population. We now have an opportunity for an experienced Commissioner within the Collaborative Commissioning team (Mental Health & Learning Disabilities). The role will take a lead on the commissioning of a range of services within the Learning Disability and Autism portfolio, working with Clinical Commissioning Group colleagues when appropriate, as well as working on various elements of our joint autism strategy and reprocurement of Supported Living arrangements.
Commissioner (Learning Disabilities & Autism
£46,578 pa - 49,458 pa
The post holder will support the Joint Associate Director Collaborative Commissioning to deliver improved outcomes for our residents through leading and managing commissioning in the portfolio area; this will include contract management, performance management and service redesign.
We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with proven commissioning experience in a relevant health or social care field to undertake the whole of the commissioning cycle. The postholder must have significant experience of working across organisational boundaries, liaising with both internal and external partners and bringing about improvements in service delivery through commissioning.
As this is an important and challenging role with an expectation of fast paced delivery, candidates must be able to demonstrate commissioning experience in learning disabilities/autism or a closely related field.
For confidential, informal enquiries please contact: Sally Parkinson (Associate Director, Collaborative Commissioning) – firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.
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).
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