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Commissioning Support Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
29/10/2021 12:00
£27,741 - £29,577 per annum
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Seafield House / Home working
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Job details 

Closing date:
29 Oct

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.

We have many reasons to be proud of our existing services for children, young people and their families in Redcar and Cleveland. We have a passionate workforce who are committed to supporting children and young people to feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve. We respect everyone as equally valued members of our community by listening to their views and using their opinions to help shape our services.

Are you the right person to help us to develop a brighter future for our children?

If you share the ethos of Redcar and Cleveland’s Children and Families Directorate, this could be the opportunity you are looking for.

Redcar and Cleveland Local Authority presents a unique opportunity to be part of a team who work together to support children and families.

The post holder will support the commissioning process by undertaking a range of tasks including day to day management of existing contracts, co-ordinating and undertaking contract compliance work and helping to develop service specifications and tender documentation. You will engage with many stakeholders and across local authorities through our collaborative working.

While the role is varied, you will be responsible for and contribute to establish an appropriate framework for ensuring the capture and appropriate use of all relevant information to inform a well-rounded picture of how Childrens care providers are performing individually and collectively through the undertaking of Quality Monitoring within service settings to ensure we have safe effective services delivering excellent outcomes for children and young people.

We are looking for the right person with the skills and knowledge to support us to deliver this critical and varied role within the Commissioning Team.
You will have exceptional organisational skills, a flexible and highly responsive approach to work as well as the knowledge and experience of this important area to deliver excellent outcomes for young people.

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.

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