Operational Commissioning Officer
  • Employer: Wokingham Borough Council
  • Reference: 711967 & 711968
  • Published: Tue 06/04/2021, 14:40 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 23/04/2021, 10:36 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £29,577 - £32,910 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Shute End, Civic Offices, Wokingham, Berkshire

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Operational Commissioning Officer

We are developing our central commissioning function, and broadening its scope to include commissioning of special education needs (SEN) placements.

 

Do you have experience in working with SEN commissioning already, or have you been working as a SEN Case Worker?

 

Are you passionate about ensuring that the wellbeing of adults and children is at the centre of the work that you do?

 

Do you want to join a committed and developing team who work to ensure that they deliver excellent outcomes for our adults and children?

 

We have short term (12mth) opportunities available within our Operational Commissioning Team.

 

The team, based at our Shute End offices, are responsible for commissioning placements for vulnerable adults and children across a number of different provisions, including: residential, nursing care, supported living, fostering services, post 16 and educational placements.

 

You will ensure that the wellbeing of adults and children are at the centre of all placement decisions to ensure we are meeting need and delivering the best outcomes; whilst achieving value for money.

 

You will provide advice and support to brokerage services on all aspects of commissioning and market knowledge concerning possible suitable providers as well as lead the commissioning process for more complex cases and groups of service users.

 

Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

To apply, please follow the link to the online application form. CVs are not accepted.

Closing Date 11.00pm 23/04/2021

For an informal conversation regarding the position please contact John Mythen at Wokingham Borough Council e-mail john.mythen@wokingham.gov.uk or phone 07713325290

 

Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.

 

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

 

Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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