Are you solution-focused, ambitious and ready for a challenge?
Surrey County Council is on an ambitious and exciting journey and we are looking for people to join our Children’s Commissioning division, within the Children, Schools and Families Directorate.
We are looking for change-makers, with strong commissioning experience to join a dynamic commissioning department, where you will be part of a team that works across Health and Surrey County Council commissioning functions, which offers a range of opportunities and experience to be had.
To this role, you will bring extensive knowledge and experience of commissioning services and interventions.
You will possess good inter-personal skills and an ability to pick up pieces of work quickly, work well with people at all different levels, both internal and external to the organisation, to achieve the best outcomes for the children and young people of Surrey.
You will have the opportunity to support and influence wider Commissioning and systems thinking agenda. You will also be working with friendly and supportive colleagues who are committed to delivering excellent outcomes.
The commissioning division is at the centre of Children’s Services in Surrey, driving change and innovation with a relentless focus on quality and improving outcomes. At the heart of what we aim to achieve, is the ambition to develop a deeper understanding of our communities, and the challenges they face – and responding to these through our commissioned services.
If we have piqued your interest, read on to see the specific roles that we are recruiting to:
Commissioning Officer – Health and Wellbeing Commissioning
We are looking for a commissioning officer who may already have commissioning experience or have worked in a commissioned service but possess strong transferable skills. Within this role, you will work on multiple commissioning projects and support transformation programmes. This is a great opportunity for someone with strong attention to detail and has strong relationship management skills
Senior Commissioning Officer – Health and Wellbeing Commissioning – 6 Month Secondment/Fixed Term
In addition to the skills noted for the commissioning officer vacancy, in this role we are looking for an experienced Commissioner with knowledge of and experience in commissioning mental health, community health services, short breaks and services for children with disabilities. You may have experience working in a similar role for a CCG, Local Authority or within a Public Health team, of which your skills will be transferable.
Both roles require someone that is passionate about commissioning public services, have knowledge and experience of operating within a complex environment and will have the ability to inform and drive change, whilst being comfortable working within a fast paced environment.
For more information please refer to the job description below.
Senior Commissioning Officer – Health and Wellbeing Commissioning – 6 Month Secondment/Fixed Term £40,227 to £44,619 per annum
Commissioning Officer – Health and Wellbeing Commissioning - Permanent £35,382 - £39,246 per annum
For an informal discussion about the above role please contact Shelley.email@example.com
Application deadline: Wednesday 25th November 2020 23:59
Shortlisting: 26th & 27th November 2020.
Interviews: 3rd & 4th December 2020
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.
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