Knowsley Council are seeking to recruit one enthusiastic and motivated Commissioning and Contracts Officer to join its Whole Life Commissioning Team. Knowsley is a dynamic local authority which is seeking to transform the way that services are delivered in partnership with other public sector organisations, local businesses, and communities. The Council is committed to reducing local inequalities and ensuring that Knowsley residents are able to access necessary support.
This post postholder will support the Commissioning manager in delivering evidenced based, high quality and cost-effective commissioned services. We are interested in hearing from individuals who want to make a positive difference to the lives of others and who have the knowledge skills and experience to support the implementation of commissioning strategies for a portfolio of services in areas of Adult Social Care, Children’s Social Care and Public Health Services.
Specific experience in Adult Social Care, Children’s Social Care or Public Health Commissioning would be beneficial but is not essential. Effective interpersonal and communication skills are essential to the role as there is a need to work closely with a range of key stakeholders, including Senior Managers, Elected Members, practitioners, health commissioners, service users, children and young people, residents and carers.
The council offers a range of flexible working options, including flexible working hours and a hybrid approach to home / office working. The office base in Huyton is an easily accessible location (15 mins to Liverpool, 30 mins to Manchester by rail). Staff also have access to staff rewards/discounts including cycle & technology purchase schemes, gym membership, and a host of other local discounts
Interviews will take place week commencing 19 December
We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applicants.
For any informal enquiries please contact Stephanie Walters at email@example.com / 07760170816 or alternatively Jill O’Neil at Jill.o’firstname.lastname@example.org / 07500102185