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Contract and Commissioning Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
07/02/2019
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/02/2019 12:00
Salary:
£27,358 - £30,756
Hours per week:
37.0
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
183888
Employment Location:
County Hall, Morpeth
Closing date:
21 Feb
Further Information

We are looking to recruit a high performer to join the busy Contracting team, which is responsible for arranging, monitoring and reviewing the contracting arrangements for provision of social care and health services in Northumberland.

You will work with key partners, including Providers, Care Management, Safeguarding, Care Quality Commission, Health Commissioners and Healthwatch, to promote good quality service provision and ensure quality compliance. The ability to build effective working relationships quickly is essential to this role.

You will have experience in the field of contracting, contract monitoring and/or service review, a working knowledge of safeguarding and be able to gather, analyse and present complex data and information from a range of sources to a varied audience. You will have an ability to prioritise your own work, taking into account both team and organisational requirements and be able to negotiate and resolve complex problems. In addition the ability to manage change well is a necessity.

It would be beneficial to have a working knowledge of Microsoft (Excel/Word), Google Mail/Sheets/Documents and Swift.

This is an extremely supportive, collaborative team where effective communication is essential, commitment to providing a quality service is expected and new ideas for improvements are welcomed.

Successful applicants will be invited to interview week commencing 4th March 2019.

If you’d like to speak to someone about this role please contact Marshall Sisterson on 01670 622443 or by emailing Marshall.Sisterson@northumberland.gov.uk.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.