Senior Commissioning Officer - Ref: SS01720

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Walsall, West Midlands
£37,516 - £42,398 per annum
14 Oct 2020
28 Oct 2020
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Senior Commissioning Officer – Ref: SS01720
£37,516 - £42,398 per annum

This position is offered as a secondment opportunity for Walsall Council employees or a fixed-term contract for external applicants, until 31 March 2021.

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, contributing 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; delivering 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 and 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.

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This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers. 

If you would like an informal discussion about any of this role, please contact Natalie Borman, Commissioning Manager on 07787 876521.

Closing date: 28th October 2020
Interview Date:  5th November 2020

Internal applicants should note that before applying for a secondment opportunity they should seek the support of their line manager in the first instance

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