Commissioning Support Officer - Children's Commissioning Team

Saltisford Office Park, Ansell Way, Warwick, CV34 4UL
£22,658 - £24,964 per annum
11 Jul 2017
22 Jul 2017
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The Children’s Commissioning team work hard to ensure that there are the right mix of high quality services in place to help the more vulnerable children and young people of Warwickshire stay safe and fulfil their potential. This involves understanding needs and resources, strategic planning, significant redesign, change programmes and contract management and review. Most importantly we do this by understanding children’s views, the evidence base and by working alongside partners across the health, care and education system to deliver a range of services including residential care, foster care, therapies and respite services.

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

Fixed term contract for two years

* This vacancy is open to internal colleagues as a secondment opportunity

This is an exciting and varied role that requires commitment, an eye for detail and an understanding of the range of children’s services. Key tasks involve supporting data analysis and co-production, researching best practice, building business cases and helping in the delivery of change processes.

Key Requirements

We would very much like to hear from you if you are passionate about developing services that enable children and young people of Warwickshire to fulfil their potential and meet their desired outcomes, thrive under pressure and have transferable skills suited to research, analysis and service development. 

For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Louise Cunningham (Children's Commissioner) Tel: 01926 742337

Closing Date: 20 July 2017

Interview Date: 31st July or 1st August

To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply’ button.

Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.

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Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

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Job Description and Person Specification

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