Commissioning Support Officer

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Salary:£23,541.00 - £25,991.00 

Working Hours:37 

Job Share:Yes 

Employment Type:Permanent  

Location:Shire Hall, Westgate Street, Gloucester - GL1 2TG 

Closing date:10 December 2020 at midnight 

The Commissioning Support Officer role will support and assist the placements commissioning process. This may include undertaking placement searches and negotiation activities with providers and Social Work teams and to be involved in a wide range of placement and contract-related activities.

This role will require good communication skills, accuracy under pressure, the ability to meet deadlines and the ability to work within a defined process. This is a demanding post with conflicting demands from social work teams, providers and from line management. You will therefore be able to demonstrate the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines and will have a practical understanding of the placements commissioning process.

The successful applicant will work within a small team of staff who predominantly work remotely from home. Experience of collaborating in this way is an important aspect of this role.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Jonathan Wade on 01452 425839 /

Application Information

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We value diversity in our workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.

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