Joint Commissioner x2 (This post is currently restricted to internal employees and agency workers of Lewisham Council only)

London Borough of Lewisham

Job Ref: COM-19-025
Job type: full-time 35 hours
Closing date: Sunday 22 September 2019
Contract Type: Temporary, 6 months with possible extension
Salary: £42,432 - £44,373 pa (PO4)

Are you an enthusiastic person who can keep a focus on the bigger picture, while not losing control of detail? Passionate about quality assurance of services for vulnerable adults? Interested in service redesign to improve value for money? If so, then there is an opportunity for you in the Joint Commissioning Team to develop your skills.

The role

No one day is the same. As part of our team you will get opportunities to shape and redesign services and manage complex relationships with health and social care colleagues and providers. You will also occasionally work directly with adults with eligible health and social care needs, and their families, because of mental health difficulties, older adults, adults with long term conditions and adults with a learning disability. You will be involved in procurement and the writing of service specifications, shortlisting of provider submissions and the writing of associated reports for Mayor and Cabinet.


Laurence House, Catford

What we’re looking for

You will be able to work independently, take decisions where required, influence people positively and communicate clearly to a wide range of audiences. You will have working knowledge of IT, finance, health and social care legislation, and service delivery best practice. You will be committed to improving the lives of people who are the responsibility of Lewisham Council and CCG.

You will manage the work of a small number of other staff working in or with the team. These posts offer many opportunities to develop your own knowledge, skills and interests.

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.

Salary details

£42,432 - £44,373 pa (PO4)

Further information

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.

For a full job description and person specification, and for further information about the recruitment process, please click on the links below.

To apply please click on 'apply for job' at the top of the page.

Closing date

Sunday 22 September 2019 at 11:59pm.

The Council reserves the right to close adverts early if there is a large response.

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