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Senior Commissioning Officer - Ref: SS02424

Walsall Council
G10 £42,403 - £47,420
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Senior Commissioning Officer - Ref: SS02424
Salary: G10 £42,403 - £47,420 per annum
Contract: Full-time, permanent

We would welcome applications from Walsall Council employees and also applications from external candidates.

At Walsall Council we are “Proud of our past, our present and for our future”.

Walsall Council Adult Social Care Commissioning is a progressive service and following significant investment we have an exciting opportunity to join us. We encourage our commissioners to lead, support and challenge our internal workforce and external market to ensure good quality, outcome-based services that meet the needs of Walsall residents. We have a number of transformational projects underway that offer exciting opportunities for suitably experienced candidates.

In this new world we expect our commissioners to be transformational, innovative and apply learnt experience of integration, organisational change and market shaping.

The Senior Commissioning Officer will provide valuable high-quality assistance and support to the Commissioning Team on a wide range of commissioning programmes aimed at improving the quality and efficiency of care and support delivery.

As a key team player, you will:
  • Work flexibly across Commissioning to meet business need,
  • Contribute to the delivery of strategic commissioning intentions, transformational plans, and integrated commissioning programmes including the Better Care Fund.
  • You will provide comprehensive, efficient and professional support to commissioners across Health, Public Health and Adult Social Care, and interface confidently with providers and partners;
  • You will deliver a suite of activities to ensure the team is fully supported in all areas of commissioning activity.

We are seeking someone who has:
  • Excellent commissioning skills, experience of commissioning and partnership working.
  • Good communication skills
  • A positive can-do attitude to change.
  • A passion for making a difference by developing a system to meet the needs of the borough.

We welcome applications from candidates that can demonstrate this experience or uniqueness that will complement our existing workforce and meet the duties required within the job description.

If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Grace Charles Commissioning Manager on 01922 652141

View Job Description and Employee Specification

Important note: When completing your online application form, you will be asked to enter supporting information. You must enter a detailed supporting information statement describing how your skills, abilities and experience meet the specific criteria included in the employee specification. If you do not include a supporting information statement, you will not be shortlisted. Please also ensure that you complete the work history and qualifications sections of your application form. Please do not add a CV as we do not accept them. Please see our Information for Applicants leaflet for further information.

Closing date for applications: 16th July 2024

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