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Commissioning Lead (Adults)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/01/2021 12:00
£41,881 to £43,857 per annum
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Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Employment Location:
Belmont House, Guisborough
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Job details 

Closing date:
15 Jan

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

“This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.”

The Adults & Communities Directorate consists of three strands, Adult Social Care, Community Development, and Public Health. Our aims are to continue to provide essential and highly valued services and to build capacity to enable local communities to make lasting change, improve quality of life and prosperity. As a directorate we lead on developing a culture of co-operation and co-production, respecting and nurturing the skills and talents of local people and enabling them to fulfil their potential.

You’ll bring your knowledge of Adult’s Commissioning and take a lead on the commissioning and contract management of residential services and older people provision.

You will need extensive knowledge of commissioning including procurement and have a good knowledge of adult social care services. You will have widespread experience of working as a commissioner including contract management and be able to work collaboratively and in partnership with stakeholders and across agencies to deliver improved outcomes for residents.

You’ll have an excellent understanding of dealing with and analysing information whilst under pressure, and effectively communicating this information to others. It’s key that you have experience of writing and presenting reports to inform others about relevant issues and recommend appropriate future action.

This busy and rewarding role will take advantage of the right candidate’s ability to build long-lasting internal and external stakeholder relationships and to ensure effective leadership; motivating and developing staff within teams to ensure organisational objectives are met to ensure commissioning strategies are implemented effectively.

If you would like further information or an informal chat please contact Christopher Dale, 01642 771282.

The council holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

The authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure & barring service check (DBS) will be sought.

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