This Vacancy has closed.
Commissioning Officer
  • Employer: London Borough of Lewisham
  • Reference: LEW/21/144517
  • Published: Tue 02/03/2021, 18:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 21/03/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £37,491
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Lewisham

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Commissioning Officer

The role

An exciting opportunity to be part of a wide-ranging commissioning team that includes substance misuse and homeless health at a time of change and transformation in Lewisham, and to help design and improve services that deliver real improvements to our residents’ lives.

What we’re looking for

A dynamic self-starter with experience of service design, commissioning, project and programme management in the field of substance misuse and or homelessness.

Knowledge and experience of local authorities’ Public Health responsibilities, of delivering within health service systems and partnerships, and excellent knowledge of commissioning approaches and best practice.

Someone with the skills, experience and personal qualities to join a complex and wide-ranging commissioning team.

Someone who is comfortable working with autonomy whilst briefing and seeking guidance appropriately, and who has the vision to see connections, join up services and deliver best value and continuous improvement across a range of services.

In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.

Laurence House, Catford, SE6 4RU


Further information

For an informal discussion, please contact Danny Waites,

Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

We value diversity and welcome applications from all backgrounds.


Closing date

Sunday 21st March 2021.

Interview Date: wk beginning 12th April 2021 TBC.