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Operational Commissioning Officer
  • Employer: Wokingham Borough Council
  • Reference: 712210
  • Published: Fri 25/11/2022, 16:32 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 16/12/2022, 23:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £32,020 - £35,411 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Shute End, Civic Offices, Wokingham, Berkshire

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Operational Commissioning Officer

We have a permanent, full-time opportunity available within our Operational Commissioning Team at Wokingham Borough Council. 

Are you passionate about ensuring that the wellbeing of adults and children is at the centre of the work that you do?

Do you want to join a committed and developing team who work to ensure that they deliver excellent outcomes for our adults and children?

The team, based at our Shute End offices in Wokingham with home working, are responsible for commissioning placements for vulnerable adults and children across a number of different provisions, including: residential, nursing care, supported living, fostering services, post 16 and Parent & Child assessments.

You will ensure that the wellbeing of adults and children are at the centre of all placement decisions to ensure we are meeting need and delivering the best outcomes; whilst achieving value for money.

You will provide advice and support to brokerage services on all aspects of commissioning and market knowledge concerning possible suitable providers as well as lead the commissioning process for more complex cases and groups of service users.

Closing Date: 16th December 2022, 11pm.
Interview date: TBC.

To discuss the opportunity further, please contact John Mythen at or Rachel Wilson at

Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks. Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.