Staffordshire County Council

Care Home Contract Officer

Stafford, Staffordshire
Salary: £21,269 – 23,953 per annum (pro rata)
05 Aug 2022
25 Aug 2022
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Care Home Contract Officer -   Commercial Team, Corporate Directorate  

Salary:  £21,269 – 23,953 per annum (pro rata)

 22.5 Hours per week – Permanent  

These hours will be split either over 5 days, Monday to Friday or Wednesday to Friday.

Location: Based in Stafford but remote working is very much an option with prearranged attendance to Stafford Office.

Staffordshire County Council’s Commercial Team is supporting the Council to select, award and manage contracts for the supply of goods, services and works.

About the role

Following an internal promotion, an exciting opportunity has arisen within the Care Home Contracts Team to support the team in all aspects of Contract Management, including evaluation of new providers wishing to become contracted with the Council for the supply of residential and nursing home services.  You will be responsible for creating financial records and resolving a wide range of contractual queries from internal and external sources and therefore excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal will be required.

The Care Home Contract Officer will be part of a hardworking but supportive team and will be expected to work with minimal supervision.  Full training and support will be available to the successful candidate.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

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Closing Date: 25 August 2022
Interview Date: 7 September 2022   

For more information about the role please contact: Mags Bevan, Care Home Contracts Team Lead 07772091082.

Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.

Benefits for working for us….

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance.

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to a range of benefits including:

  • An excellent local government pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement from 24 up to 33 days (plus 2 extra statutory days and bank holidays) depending on job role and length of service
  • The option to buy up to an additional 2 weeks annual leave
  • A range of flexible working options, depending on your job role, which includes agile working, flexible retirement
  • Family Friendly Policies - maternity, adoption, paternity and parental leave
  • Volunteering Scheme Training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring
  • Access to health and wellbeing support (including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services)
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Car lease scheme / cycle & car loan scheme / employee car share scheme
  • Bus and rail travel discounts

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