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Commissioning Officer

  • Location: Aylesbury
  • Ref: FS05960
  • Closing date: 29 August 2017
  • Contract type: Fixed Term / Secondment
  • Salary: £33,649 - £37,350


This commissioning role will work within the joint commissioning team supporting Commissioning Managers in the development and implementation of county wide joint strategic commissioning.

About the role

You will ensure that commissioned services are effectively monitored and contract managed. You will achieve positive outcomes for children and young people by commissioning an effective range of services for children, young people, and their family and commission services required based on evidenced need The role ensures that commissioning activity is joint with partner agencies wherever possible and in line with statutory requirement, local need and of a suitable standard

About you

You will have a relevant professional qualification or be able to demonstrate relevant experience of children and young people’s services It is important that you have a supervisory qualification or experience of supervision You will need to have an understanding of the work of children and young people’s services and its role in providing and purchasing services. It will also be desirable for you to have an understanding of the social care market and issues currently being faced by providers and the County Council.

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