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Lead Commissioner

Job reference:
South West England
£400 - £500 per day
Job type:
Lead Commissioner - Health, Social Care & Education
Interim role in South West
£400-500 / day Inside IR35 via umbrella company
3 months initially to start ASAP

Local Authority looking to appoint a Lead Commissioner across their Health and Social Care Services.
Reporting into the Director of Commission.
Responsible for Commissioning Managers.

As Lead Commissioner you will be responsible for Service Managers and will work closely with the Director of Social Services to take through current commissioning projects and set the strategic direction.

Key Responsibilities as Lead Commissioner:
·Provide proactive, visible leadership for strategic commissioning for relevant Health, Education and Social Care services for one of the following tiers of need
·Work closely with the leadership teams of Council directorates and other partners to ensure services within their portfolio deliver outcomes, quality and value now and in the future
·Work in partnership with other Lead Commissioners to co-ordinate seamless and effective pathways of support across tiers and organisational boundaries.
·Lead collaboration and co-Production which drives a person-Centred approach to commissioning, proactively seeking and using feedback and views from service users, families and communities.

Essential experience as Head of Commissioning:

•You will be an experienced leader with the foresight to innovate strategic service needs
•Strong background in management of Adult Social Care services and integrated working functions
•The ability to make decisions that focus on the needs of Service users even in the face of conflicting agendas between Health and Social Care
•Has demonstrable experience within a local authority setting working at Head of Service or above level
•Can provide 2 year's references + in a similar role within Adult Social Care

If you're looking for a new opportunity to progress your career, please apply today or contact Nicole VanderMeulen on 0117 3137110 or n. vandermeulen@

We offer a senior referral scheme upon successful placement of your recommendation so please do get in contact.

Baltimore Consulting Group is an Executive & Senior Appointments Specialist. We provide pivotal recruitment consultancy services to public sector clients across the whole UK marketplace.


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