The commissioning, contracting and market management residential and Nursing team provides end-to-end commissioning. As one of the Placement Relationship Officers, you will be responsible for undertaking statutory annual reviews for anyone living in a care home as well as quality assurance visits across a portfolio of providers.
Reviews and monitoring visits are across a number of adult service user groups including older people, learning disabilities, physical disabilities and individuals with sensory needs.
The role also includes maintaining a relationship with our providers and offering on-going support when required. This role has a varied workflow and you may be required to get involved in areas that are directly linked to the councils wider strategic relationships.
You will have a good understanding of the Care Act and assessed needs and how needs can be met. You will be required to complete MCA’s and a knowledge of the CHC framework is desired. A good knowledge of CQC regulations is required in order to be able to undertake quality assurance visits. Previous Safeguarding experience would be desired.
Experience in a similar role within Adult Social Care or the provider sector-undertaking assessments for a local authority and completing quality assurance monitoring across a similar portfolio.
This is a large, lively and dynamic team so the ability to work as part of a team and support other colleagues is required. The team has a varied function overall and the ability to think differently, creatively and get ‘stuck in’ to pieces of work that may not be exactly a Placement Relationship Officer function is desirable. If you want, to gain more experience across the entire commissioning cycle this is the team for you!
A good communicator with a can do attitude who wants to gain different experiences and knowledge in a fast paced, busy team.