Role: Commissioning Manager (Childrens Social Care)
WFH: 2 days onsite, 3 days WFH.
Rate: £500 p/day
Duties and Responsibilities:
- The Senior Commissioning Manager oversees and leads the improvement of commissioning services for children in Tower Hamlets.
- They develop and implement strategies for children’s commissioning, integrating services between the Council, CCG, and partners.
- The role focuses on service transformation, innovation, customer care, and integrated service provision.
- The Senior Commissioning Manager ensures user and carer participation in the commissioning process.
- Support the Head of IntegratedChildren’s Commissioning in developing joint strategic commissioning functions and strategies.
- Draft commissioning strategies and recommend policy changes to reflect local and national initiatives.
- Assess and track the equality’s impact of service changes and implement mitigating measures.
- Use bench marking and performance analysis to develop innovative approaches to commissioning and improve service quality and efficiency.
- Analyse current and future needs of children and families to make informed commissioning decisions.
- Manage commissioning staff, budgets, and day-to-day operations within the area.
- Attend partnership boards and stakeholder groups and act as a liaison for external stakeholders.
- Engage service users and families in the commissioning process and ensure ongoing monitoring and evaluation of services.
- Develop outcomes-focused services through commissioning, service development, and market facilitation.
- Responsible for entitlement decisions and managing transition arrangements and stakeholder relationships.
- Manage budgets, develop service specifications and contracts, and monitor contract performance.
- Provide accurate and timely information for reports and responses to senior boards and committees.
- Coordinate commissioning responses to safeguarding issues and conduct management investigations.
- Contribute to team planning and the Directorate and Council’s strategic planning processes.
- Engage in personal and professional development, training, and staff development within the team.
- Ensure compliance with the council’s policies, regulations, and legislation, including equal opportunities and diversity policies.
- Flexibility to work evenings and weekends with appropriate notice.
Please send your updated CV if this could be of interest.
Job Reference: JO-2305-334060
Salary: Up to £500.00 per day
Salary per: day
Job Duration: 12 months
Job Start Date: 01/06/2023
Job Industries: Senior Appointments
Job Locations: Greater London
Job Types: Contract