Children’s Social Care Lead Commissioner
6 month interim contract
Inside IR35 – £400 – £450 per day (via umbrella)
London Borough
 
Full time working  with the majority of the contract offered on a remote basis with intermittent travel to the site required
 
A new opportunity has arisen within a London Borough authority for an experienced Children’s Social Care Lead Commissioner with experience operating at this level. The successful post holder will have end to end knowledge of the full commissioning cycle and will focus on operational processes within children’s services.
 
Brought in as additional capacity, the scope of this work with span a 6 months contracts to support with the pace of a number of commissioning projects including:
 

  • Integrated commissioning with Health
  • Edge of care project
  • Bringing short breaks/respite services back in house
  • End to End commissioning

 
Your duties as Children’s Social Care Lead Commissioner:
 

  • Ensure that optimal partnership and commissioned services operate through the Integrated Care System for Children’s Social Care
  • Strong partnership and stakeholder management- demonstrable skills with extensive experience working with senior stakeholders across multiple organisations
  • Strong collaborative team work mentality
  • Demonstrate knowledge of best practice across all functions including contract management and quality assurance for commissioning services within an Integrated Care System
  • Deliver a high level of performance management across children’s services – know what Good looks like and has recently worked in either a Good or Outstanding authority to understand the importance of effective commissioning supporting operational services

 
Experience needed as Children’s Social Care Lead Commissioner:
 

  • More than 2 years’ experience at a minimum of Lead Commissioner across Children’s Commissioning functions
  • Experience commissioning services within an Integrated Care System
  • High performance management across children’s services – know what Good looks like and has recently worked in either a Good or Outstanding authority to understand the importance of effective commissioning supporting operational services
  • Demonstrable experience managing key stakeholders and partnerships with providers, partners and other key stakeholders
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to build and foster relationships for a remote on-boarding process
  • Hands on approach to projects and leadership
  • Available references for most recent 2 year’s roles.

 
If you’re interested in discussing this opportunity in more detail or know someone who this may be of interest to, please contact me on 0117 3137110 or apply today.
 
(We offer a senior referral scheme upon successful placement of your recommendation so please do get in contact)

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Managing this role

Jade Fisher

Senior Consultant - Children’s Social Care