Commissioning Specialist

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 31/08/2020 23:59
Grade 8 £33799 - £37849
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Sunderland & Area
Closing date:
31 Aug
Further Information

Commissioning Specialist
Grade 8 £33799 - £37849
Full time / Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity to join our commissioning service as we move towards an integrated commissioning function. The team ensures that commissioned services meet the needs of our children, young people and families and that these services are closely monitored to ensure contract compliance, quality and value for money.
We are looking for suitably skilled and experienced candidates who have the passion and drive to ensure the children and young people of Sunderland achieve the best outcomes and receive high quality services.

As well as an attractive salary package other benefits of working for Together for Children include:
Free onsite car parking
Pension - We provide a Local Government Pension Scheme
Sick pay - We will pay up to six months’ sick pay on full salary subject to service;
Annual leave - 25 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service. Employees can request to purchase additional annual leave via a salary sacrifice scheme.
Flexi Scheme: 2 days flexible leave per accounting period (pro rata for part time employees).
Maternity/adoption leave – Up to 52 weeks’ leave of absence, with pay for a specified period dependent upon length of service and personal choice.
Maternity support/adoption leave – Up to 5 days’ paid leave as a partner/carer at the time of the birth or adoption.
Paternity leave – Up to two consecutive weeks’
leave after the birth of the child
We offer the Childcare Vouchers Scheme and a Cycle to Work Scheme via a salary sacrifice scheme.
Employee Benefits: My Club Nissan Scheme - 20% off a brand new Nissan.
Everyone Active – Employees and their partners will be entitled to a reduced price membership to Everyone Active gyms as well as a one free taster day available per employee.
In addition to the Company’s benefits package, we also offer support to employees in the form of:
• Free, confidential and independent face to face counselling service through the Occupational Health Service.
• Reasonable adjustments and/or redeployment where practical for employees requiring support after illness or due to disability.
• A good health and wellbeing programme, provided to all employees to help achieve healthier and safer lifestyles both at work and at home.
• A domestic violence policy to ensure support and advice is available.
• Employee Induction scheme.
For further information on careers in social care with Together for Children, please check our website: https://www.togetherforchildren.org.uk/work-us

As part of our Safer Recruitment process, should you be shortlisted for interview, references will be requested prior to interview.

For an informal discussion please contact Jess Moore 07500552141

Previous applicants need not reapply.

This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check.

Closing date 31st August 2020

Please note
This job is closed for applications.