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Commissioning Manager - Learning Disabilities and Autism

Posted: 5 Oct 2020 Closes: 3 Nov 2020
Birmingham, United Kingdom £45,753 - £51,668 per annum
Permanent & Full-time NHS_YATcnWNDfIij

Commissioning Manager - Learning Disabilities and Autism

Job Reference: 529-2678403

Employer: Department: Commissioning Location: Wesleyan, Birmingham Salary: £45,753 - £51,668 per annum

Job Title: Commissioning Manager

Location: CCG Offices

Pay Band: 8a

Salary: £45,753 - £51,668 per annum

Working Pattern: Full time

Contract Type: Substantive

Birmingham and Solihull CCG is responsible for the commissioning of health care services for approximately 1.3 m people across Birmingham and Solihull and is committed to getting the best value from the £1.2b which we invest in health care each year. The organisation currently employs approximately 320 staff across a range of disciplines that support the commissioning agenda.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated commissioner to work within the Learning Disabilities, Autism and Mental Health team in Birmingham and Solihull CCG. We are looking for a commissioner who ideally has experience of learning disabilities and autism services, working across organisations to deliver transformation of services.

The post holder will lead on commissioning activities to improve the outcomes for our population and increase the quality of provision and experience of care in line with the national ambition for learning disability and autism services. They will be expected to lead and support colleagues in the range of functions across the commissioning cycle, working closely with our clinical team to capture learning from people's experience of care to turn learning into action to transform local service provision.

The successful candidate will be someone who can demonstrate knowledge of the current health and social care environment; have demonstrable experience of working effectively as part of a delivery focused team, and have the ability and skills to develop and maintain the highest professional standards of quality and excellence. This is an ideal opportunity for a resourceful and highly motivated individual who wants to expand their commissioning and leadership skills within an innovative, dynamic and compassionate commissioning environment.

For further information about this post please contact:

Samantha Lowe on 07738264670 or samanthalowe@nhs.net

Closing date for this vacancy is: 19th October 2020

Interviews scheduled to commence: 3rd November 2020

Employment with this organisation does attract a Review period which will be monitored and reviewed according to your terms and conditions of employment.

The CCG promotes flexible and agile working as a commitment to equality and making staff feel valued.

The CCG values diversity and welcomes Black and Minority Ethnic applicants to this role, where we are currently under-represented.

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