Service Development Manager - Integrated Commissioning – 2 Jobs

Kirklees, West Yorkshire
£46,845 - £48,636
08 Feb 2021
28 Feb 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

In Kirklees we have developed an innovative and integrated approach to the commissioning of services for Adults in our communities. Our integrated commissioning offer has been developing over a number of years across a range of health and care services with much success. The ambition and principles within our integrated commissioning strategy set out our intention to integrate further and at a greater pace across the Council and both CCGs.

As a key member of developing Integrated Joint Commissioning Team this postholder will be responsible for the commissioning of services for Adults across Kirklees Council, Greater Huddersfield CCG and North Kirklees CCG. The commissioning activity will be driven by the Integrated Health and Care Leadership Board, the Kirklees Adult Services Vision and Market Position Statement and the Kirklees Health and Wellbeing Plan. The postholder will be responsible to the Head of Commissioning and Market Development in Adult Services and matrix managed by the Lead for Transformation in the local CCGs.

We are looking for creative, ambitious people to join our team who have experience of initiating, developing and leading on key commissioning programmes of work across the Health and Social Care system.

Requirements for this job:

  • Detailed knowledge of the Adult Services agenda including commissioning principles and guidance e.g. Joint Commissioning Framework.
  • Proven ability of problem solving and finding solutions when managing and developing services.
  • Experienced commissioner working at higher managerial level.
  • Experience of communicating and engaging effectively with external agencies/stakeholder.
  • Able to work unsocial hours

Travel is an essential part of this job and therefore it would be extremely difficult for you to do your job effectively if you did not use a car for all or most of the time. It is essential that you hold a full and valid driving license and it is expected that you will either use a council vehicle or your own car. 

If you would like further information regarding this job please contact Simon Baker on 01484 221000 or email

Closing date  

28 February 2021, 11:55 PM

This job is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

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

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