Lead Commissioner - Adults of Working Age

Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council £ 59555.0 - 61963.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 59555.0 - 61963.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager), Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Admin - Sales - Clerical
Posted
4 Jun 2021
Closes
30 Jun 2021

Job Description

Individual Southend-on-Sea Borough Council

Title Lead Commissioner - Adults of Working Age

Closing date 29/06/2021 23:59:00

Reference 3995459

Job Type Permanent

Job Hours Full-time

Industry Social services

Location Southend on Sea

Salary £ Apply per year +

JOB DESCRIPTION

Your New organisation

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is a unitary authority based in the heart of the town centre. This diverse and busy town has a great seafront, public parks and leisure activities, competitive house pricing and excellent travel links, accessible via two train lines from Liverpool Street and Fenchurch Street. It offers traditional seaside living that makes it a fantastic place to live and work. The Council delivers a wide range of vital services at the heart of the community, as well as investing in exciting and ambitious projects that keep Southend-on-Sea firmly on the map. The Council has high expectations for the future and is working with local partners and local communities to ensure we deliver our exciting ambition for what the Borough will be like by 2050

The social care commissioning service is currently undergoing a period of transformation and several new posts are being implemented as part of this restructure. These senior posts will facilitate a positive improvement on the quality of care and support for the residents of Southend, meeting the ambitions of Southend-on-Sea Council.

Your new role.

Reporting to the head of strategic commissioning, you will be transforming and modernising care and support in Southend for older people. You will be working with peers to implement change with people who need support. You will accountable for the delivery and outcomes through the development of an understanding of population needs and the creation of strategies to deliver a positive outcome.

The key responsibilities in summary will include; implementing a strategy and planning a promotion of a self-determination culture for social care, market and relationship management, maintenance of strategic partnerships with; CCG, service users, providers and neighbouring authorities, programme management and implementing team work across the service.

What you'll need to succeed

You will need to have experience within management of a social care service for adults (ideally with adults of working age). You must be educated to at least degree level and have management qualifications or qualified by experience. You will need a level of experience in managing budgets and leading a senior team.

It is not essential that you have worked at this level before and applicants will be considering making a step up to this post.

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is looking for people to drive positive change whilst delivering results, building great relationships within the organisation and delivering a first class service to the senior team.

What you'll get in return

Southend-on-Sea Council are offering a competitive salary from £59,555 - £61,963 per annum. For all successful candidates a career development plan is in place to ensure there are opportunities to develop further.

You will be able to work in a flexibly on a hybrid model, being in Southend 5 days per week is not essential. When joining Southend Borough Council, you can enjoy a range of benefits including: flexible working, salary sacrifice scheme and excellent training and development opportunities. Minimum 23 days annual leave (rising with continuous Local Authority service) plus an excellent pension scheme which includes a 23% employer contribution. A full list of benefits can be viewed on the Southend Council–Hays website

What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV and a cover letter, or call Eamonn Hart at Hays on Apply/ Apply.

Please get in contact as soon as possible if you have any questions or would like more information.

Interviews will be held in June 2021 and will include a short presentation.

Ref: 3995459

Job Details

Lead Commissioner - Adults of Working Age

Southend-on-Sea, Essex, Englandd Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
Pay
£ 59555.0 - 61963.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager), Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Admin - Sales - Clerical
Hours
Full time
Posted
4 Jun 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
30 Jun 2021

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