Commissioning & Development Officer

£36,153.00 - £39,961.00 per annum
30 Jul 2018
19 Aug 2018
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Commissioning & Development Officer (Families & Communities)

Salary:  £36,153 - £39,961 per annum

37 Hours per week – Secondment/Fixed Term for 12 months 

Staffordshire County Council is seeking creative, dedicated and forward thinking individuals to join us as Commissioning & Development Officers on a secondment for twelve months to help us to shape and drive the future commissioning and delivery of children and families provision.

Reporting to a Commissioning Manager, the successful candidates will have a good level of experience in delivering commissioning and development programmes within an Early Years, Children’s Services or Public Health setting and will have knowledge of public sector services and practice, experience of change management, and the ability to develop positive relationships with people from a number of different organisations.

Staffordshire’s Children, Families & Safety Commissioning Team includes a diverse range of portfolios which includes:

  • Children’s Public Health
  • Early Years
  • Early Help/Family Support
  • Staffordshire’s Building Resilient Families & Communities Programme
  • Children With Disabilities/Complex Needs
  • Children’s Emotional Health & Wellbeing
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
  • Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) & Missing Children
  • Commissioning of Looked After Children’s Services

We are looking for candidates with the flexibility and transferable skills to work across our diverse Children, Families & Safety Commissioning Team.

Staffordshire County Council is offering Commissioning & Development Officer opportunities on a 12 month secondment/fixed term contract. Candidates wishing to be seconded should seek permission of their Line Manager/employing organisation before applying.

Should you also wish to have an informal conversation about this position, please contact Amanda Brass via who will make arrangements for you to speak with Joseph Sullivan or Natasha Moody.   

Closing Date: Sunday 19th August 2018
Interview Date: Tuesday 4th September 2018

To apply for this post click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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

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.

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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