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Commissioning Support Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
11/06/2018
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/06/2018 12:00
Salary:
27358 - 30756
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
175929
Employment Location:
County Hall, Morpeth, NE61 2EF
Post Number:
175929X

Job details 

Closing date:
21 Jun


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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

This post is to cover a maternity leave.

The post holder will support the process of developing commissioning solutions to meet identified needs. Whilst the focus will be children’s services the post will fall under the broader remit of the Wellbeing and Community Health Group. The role will include include collecting and analysing data, writing service specifications, involvement in service reshaping and/or tendering and other procurement processes while managing and monitoring contracts and Service Level Agreements.

The monitoring aspect of the role is significant and will include visiting the sites of external providers as well as undertaking Regulation 44 visits for the Council’s internally operated children’s homes. It follows that the Post Holder will be required to work with internal and external service provider on both a stand alone or collaborative basis.

The post holder will be commercially aware and able to understand the relationship between cost, quality, customer care and corporate performance assessments.

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.

For an informal discussion regarding the above role, please contact Lynn Bryden on 01670 622736 or lynn.bryden@northumberland.gov.uk

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