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Interim Commissioning Officer

Job Description

Job Description

Undertaking data analysis and aid with evaluation to help inform commissioning plans for domiciliary care and rapid response/ reablement

  • Support the implementation of new innovative service model and contract for domiciliary care in Richmond

  • Support with contract management of domiciliary care in Richmond and Wandsworth

  • Contract monitoring of rapid response in Wandsworth

  • Providing project support for the wider team work plan as/ when needed.

    You will work with key partners including providers, our operational social work team, performance team, service acquisition team and quality assurance team to promote good quality service provision and compliance., The role will operate in both the Adult Social Care and Provider Management and Public Health, Wellbeing and Service Development sub-divisions. It will support the commissioning of services that are aligned to the strategic direction of both Councils and that keep people as independent as possible in their own homes and communities. It will support the development of services, across a range of vulnerable adults, and contribute as required to the needs analysis, commissioning, market testing, and review of services.,

  • To contribute to the commissioning of services to meet the social care needs of the local population

  • To collate information and intelligence and acts as a source of advice on specific areas, as agreed with the Commissioning Manager

  • To work closely with strategic health and social care planning, quality assurance and contract monitoring, business intelligence and operational colleagues to develop plans for service improvement and development in specific areas, as agreed with the Commissioning Manager

  • To contribute to liaison and joint working with providers and potential providers of services to support market development in response to identified local need

  • To contribute to the engagement, consultation and co-production with service users, carers and providers to inform commissioning intentions

  • To contribute to the development of service specifications and implementation of procurement processes, including leading on these tasks in relation to specific contracts as agreed with the Commissioning Manager

  • To contribute to the reviewing of commissioned services to be agreed with the Commissioning Manager, including writing reports on service performance

  • To work on projects and programmes applying project management principles as required

  • To keep thorough and accurate records, and provide support at meetings through preparing agendas, taking effective minutes, recording actions and liaising with various stakeholders as required

    Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Candidate Description

You will have knowledge and understanding of the Care Act and the national context of health and social care integration.

Demonstrable commissioning experience in regulated older people's care, specifically domiciliary care is needed. Desirable experience in rapid response/ reablement, community equipment.

You will have experience in the field of contracting, contract monitoring and/or service review, a working knowledge of safeguarding and be able to gather, analyse and present complex data and information from a range of sources to a varied audience. You will have an ability to prioritise your own work, taking into account both team and organisational requirements and be able to negotiate and resolve complex problems. In addition the ability to manage change well is a necessity.

It would be beneficial to have a working knowledge of Microsoft (Excel/Word/ Outlook), client information systems.

Application Description

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