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Commissioning Support Officer
  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: R/20/140191
  • Published: Tue 22/12/2020, 14:25 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 18/01/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.00 hours
  • Salary: £31,346 - £33,782
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Cheshire Lines Building, Merseyside

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Commissioning Support Officer

36.00 Hours per week

Grade PO1


Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place for children. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference. We've got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.

This post will play an integral role in our Commissioning Team. The post holder will facilitate commissioning which aims to improve outcomes and life chances for children and young people looked after. This will include the commissioning of placements for individual children looked after. We are looking for someone who can evidence experience relevant to the commissioning of children services. You will need to be educated to degree level, or have equivalent experience/qualifications, with a track record of productive partnership working at all levels/ across a number of organisations. Interviews are planned for week commencing the 18th January 2021. The post is fixed term for 12 months.

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The successful applicant must have the ability to converse with members of the public and provide advice in accurate, spoken English Please note that in accordance with the Council's policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies. Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications. Applications can only be accepted through the Jobs page following registration.

Forms received via the post will not be processed. All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK. Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.

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