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Commissioning Manager
  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Reference: CVP 0520
  • Published: Tue 27/09/2022, 13:31 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 17/10/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours
  • Salary: £44,624 to £45,648 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Centre for Independent Living, 11 Brickfields, Liverpool, L36 6HY, Merseyside

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Commissioning Manager

Knowsley Council are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Commissioning Manager to join its Whole Life Commissioning Team. Knowsley is a dynamic local authority which is seeking to transform the way that services are delivered in partnership with other public sector organisations, local businesses, and communities. The Council is committed to reducing local inequalities and ensuring that Knowsley residents are able to access necessary support.

This post postholder will be responsible for ensuring evidenced based, high quality and cost effective commissioning of services. We are interested in hearing from individuals who want to make a positive difference to the lives of others and who have the knowledge skills and experience to develop and implement commissioning strategies for a portfolio of services with a focus on Technology Enabled Care Services and frameworks to support the delivery of the Disabled Facillities Grants programme of works

Specific experience in Adult Social Care, Children’s Social Care or Public Health Commissioning would be beneficial but is not essential. Effective interpersonal and communication skills are essential to the role as there is a need to work closely with a range of key stakeholders, including Senior Managers, Elected Members, practitioners, health commissioners, service users, children and young people, residents and carers.

Specific experience in Adult Social Care, Children’s Social Care or Public Health Commissioning would be beneficial but is not essential. Effective interpersonal and communication skills are essential to the role as there is a need to work closely with a range of key stakeholders, including Senior Managers, Elected Members, practitioners, health commissioners, service users, children and young people, residents and carers.

The post holder will be expected to ensure that there are a range of preventative, care and support services across health, social care and other council services in line with the needs of the people of Knowsley and with consideration of the priorities of the Council and its partners.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applicants.

For informal enquiries please contact Darren Persand [Service Manager] via email to darren.persand@knowsley.gov.uk  

Interviews are likely to take place on Tuesday 1 and Wednesday, 2 November 2022.