Commissioning Officer

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Reference:2/CD/21/421 

Salary:£30,451.00 - £33,782.00 

Working Hours:37 

Job Share:Yes 

Employment Type:Fixed Term  

Location:Commissioning, Shire Hall Complex, Gloucester - GL1 2TP 

Closing date:23 July 2021 at midnight 

Fixed Term for 1 year from date of appointment

Gloucestershire County Council’s Children and Families Commissioning Hub is looking to recruit a Commissioning Officer specifically to work a new government funded initiative around an out of school term food and holiday activity programme aimed at children who are eligible to FSM’s.


You will be someone who has experience of working with commissioned services and the development of new and innovative programmes as well as a desire to develop those skills further.


What is important is that the candidates are enthusiastic, has an ability to show empathy, and passionate about improving outcomes for children, young people and families.


We are looking for individuals who have the drive to provide a pro-active approach to the Holiday and Food programme across Gloucestershire. Successful applicants will be involved with activities to support the development and roll out of the 1 year programme to support out of school activity to children eligible for FSM’s. The successful candidates will need to work with providers of activities in the community and voluntary sector to map and highlight gaps that need commissioning as well as develop the offer for children and young people across the whole County.


The ideal candidate will be flexible, adaptable to change and will have a strong commitment to continuous professional development.


The posts will sit in the Children and Families Commissioning Hub but working across the county is essential.

For further information, please contact Wendy Gray - 01452 324219 or email wendy.gray2@gloucestershire.gov.uk

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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