Commissioning Manager - Homecare

Brent Council
Brent, London Borough
£41,025 - £43,815 p.a. inc.
10 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Salary range: £41,025 - £43,815 p.a. inc.

Contract: Fixed term (12 Months)

Hours of work: 36 hours per week

Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time

An excellent opportunity...

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent's diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

The Post

We are creating a new Commissioning, Contracting and Market Management Service in Adult Social Care. The vision for the new service is to achieve excellence in commissioning for residents in Brent. The service will aim to ensure commissioning always meets local need through having a strong evidence base for all commissioning decisions (including genuinely understanding what people want), commissioning services in the right place, at the right time, ensuring they offer value for money, are of excellent quality and deliver excellent outcomes for individuals through a vibrant marketplace.

As Commissioning Manager- homecare you will be a engaged in a full time fixed term post within the newly developed service. Reporting to the Head of Commissioning, Contracting and Market management you will lead on the delivery of the recommissioning of homecare and reablement services.

Your role will be to lead the overall management of a programme of work to recommission these services including defining a new service model, developing a new service specification in consultation with service users, financial analysis of spend and the impact of transformation to the new service model, engaging with the market to develop new services and with procurement to define the buying strategy. This will be an end to end process and the post holder will ensure that the project is delivered to tight timescales and adheres to the Councils governance procedures.

The Person

You will have a track record of achievement at a senior level in a similarly large and complex organisation and have led the development, mobilisation and delivery of commissioning strategies and programmes of work to recommission homecare or other similar adult social care services. You will also have extensive experience of successfully leading procurement and market management activity in a social care, health or other public sector environment.

Closing Date: 24 April 2018 (23:59)

Assessment & Interview Date: TBC

Additional Information

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Applications are particularly welcome from people with a disability as they are under represented across the council.

All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

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