Operational Commissioning Officer

Good Afternoon,

I am currently representing Wokingham Council, who are offering an initial temporary contract for a period of 3 - 6 months with a view to be extended or offered a permanent position for the right candidate at a rate which is negotiable dependent upon experience

We are looking for a Operational Commissioning Officer this role will be: Remote based (Working from home)

The right candidate will:

Review and benchmark existing commissioned services, where appropriate negotiate fee reduction

Attend and contribute to Social Care Forums and cost panels

Lead fee negotiation for new services using the Care Funding Calculator and other costing tools

Support Children’s services teams with placements, by sourcing appropriate children’s placements and other provision by exception in line with Council and Legal requirements

Record achieved efficiencies and report via efficiency saving group. Propose further areas of potential cost savings

Lead on the commissioning of complex services e.g. where several service users may be pooling different personal budgets, via referral from frontline services

We require the following:

* Experience working within a local authority.

* Experience of working with a range of colleagues across Children’s and/or Adults’ Services in operational roles

* Experience of working in commissioning or support tasks (e/g/ monitoring quality, performance or evaluating costs)

To discuss this opportunity further please send over an up to date CV and give me a call on (phone number removed)

If you know someone who would be a good fit for the role, please send over their contact details and get in touch, as we do offer a generous referral fee.

IF THIS ROLE IS NOT APPLICABLE TO YOU, BUT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR ROLE, PLEASE SEND OVER YOUR CV AND I WILL CHECK WHAT ROLES I HAVE AVAILABLE.

Look forward to speaking with you soon
Posted
01/12/2022
Location
Northampton, United Kingdom, gb
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