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Senior Commissioner - Supporting Independence

  • Employer: London Borough of Newham
  • Reference: 2281
  • Published: Thu 19/01/2023, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 16/02/2023, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £50,000 - £74,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greater London

Senior Commissioner – Supporting Independence

£55,439 to £67,313

Remote, flexible working – Newham Dockside

Closing date: 15/02/2023

The London Borough of Newham Adults and Health has fast developed a national reputation for creative and innovative approaches to improving outcomes for residents.  We passionately believes the best way to improve outcomes for resident’s is through adopting public health, strengths based and trauma informed approaches. These qualities are at the heart of successes,

  • The award winning Health and Wellbeing Strategy, 50 Steps to a Healthier Newham,
  • Praise from the Secretary of State relating to supporting Rough Sleepers,
  • Innovative strategies to Domiciliary Care and Trusted Assessors
  • Food security work, ensuring all residents can access affordable healthy food
  • Well Newham, our preventative programme to deliver a paradigm shift in prevention. 

We are on a mission to drive up quality and improve outcomes as a means of meeting our financial challenges.  We are looking for creative, courageous and gritty commissioners to join our team.  If you want to make a real difference to support residents in one of the most diverse boroughs in the world, supported by a progressive and compassionate political administration, then Newham is the place for you. 

Our flexible approach to working has continued post pandemic, and Newham offers genuine remote working opportunities. Most commissioners work from home entirely outside of a weekly anchor day, which most find a refreshing opportunity to check in with management and colleagues face to face.

Apply now, and be part of our success.

Please find link below to watch our recruitment video

https://youtu.be/h0tpJBAmbWE

 ABOUT THE JOB

We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Commissioner to join our Supporting Independence team.  The portfolio covers our accommodation based services (£30m spend), including Supported living, Extra Care, Shared Lives, Rough Sleeping and Single Vulnerable Homeless.  The role will oversee the management of a team of commissioners and quality assurance managers  

You would be joining the team at a key and exciting time.  Cabinet recently agreed the ambitious and transformation plan for this area and as a result the team capacity is being increased to take account of the work plan.  In addition, there are also increasingly close links being made with our place based Integrated Care System, with a number of duties delegated to this team

For more information on working within our Commissioning Team, please contact the Director of Commissioning: simon.reid@newham.gov.uk  

 ABOUT YOU

‘People at the heart of everything we do’

We're looking for a resilient, experienced commissioner who is passionate about improving our resident’s lives. You pride yourself on supporting and developing people and practice, approaching management with energy and enthusiasm whilst always finding time to lend a sympathetic ear to the colleagues within the Adults and Health Directorate and Council as a whole. You are an experienced systemic commissioner who takes a creative but pragmatic approach to practice, encouraging high standards in others for the residents that we serve. You’re happiest assisting and inspiring your team towards achieving their goals, stepping in where needed to achieve positive outcomes for our children and their families. You already embrace our people-focused values and want to be an active part of Newham. You’re not afraid of change. You want a career defining role.

You have experience and an understanding of working within a diverse, urban community; and share our ambition and energy in embracing new ways of working. You have high working standards and are conscious of the importance of professional development for yourself and your team.

We’re looking for commissioners who creative, courageous and gritty and have a genuine interest in radically improving outcomes for the residents of Newham.

OUR OFFER

We've been working hard to make Newham a great place to work and develop your career

We will offer you:

  • A rewarding role in a department that has been nationally recognised for several areas of exceptional practice
  • The opportunity to
  • Employer: London Borough of Newham
  • Reference: 2281
  • Published: Thu 19/01/2023, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 16/02/2023, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £50,000 - £74,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greater London

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