Hillingdon Council: Putting our residents first.
About the job
An exciting new opportunity has arisen within Hillingdon's Adults Services.
As our Social Care Contract Support Officer you will play an integral part of shaping services and the market to ensure that our service providers are fit for the future and are providing high standards of care to our residents.
We are seeking innovative people who will help us overcome the challenges in managing quality in commissioned care services. You will support the ongoing contractual relationships with providers and with colleagues who are assessing the market for future solutions to promoting independence and choice. You will be researching and benchmarking what other local authorities and providers are doing, what transformation work is taking place and bringing that information to Hillingdon. This will help us deliver forward-thinking provider and services management to improve service quality to our residents.
About the person
You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain great working relationships. In addition, you will have strong analytical skills with the ability to manipulate complex data and negotiate successful outcomes. Previous experience of project delivery, alongside demonstrable experience of working successfully in the social care commissioning and contracting environment is essential.
We offer competitive packages to reward your contribution and support a healthy work/life balance. These include:
- local government pension scheme
- free parking
- a 36-hour week for all full-time staff
- generous holiday entitlement
- season ticket loan
- access to a Credit Union
- access to a wide range of training and courses
- discount on a variety of Adult Education courses run by the Council
- payment of professional fees where these are required
- discounts at council-owned leisure centres and swimming pools
- cycle purchase scheme
- car sharing scheme
Disability Confident Employer & Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy
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Disability Confident Employer
& Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy