Commissioning Manager | £40,578 - £43,570
Full time / Temporary

Closing Date:02/09/2022 | Job Ref: C/50133316 | Directorate: Public Health and Communities | Service: Stronger, Safer & Healthier Communities | Location: Westgate, Barnsley, South Yorkshire (This would be the normal base of work for this role, however, due to the current Government guidance around social distancing and our evolving ways of working, this means that you may be required to work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will discuss this with you during the recruitment proces

Salary: £40,578 - £43,570  Plus laptop & phone 

Working Arrangements: Monday to Friday including Agile Working 

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Fixed Term until September 2024

Flexible working arrangement: Yes, and we’re happy to talk flexible working arrangements with you.

This post is suitable for Job Share 

 Suitable for Secondment: Employees wishing to be considered for secondment should agree with their head of service before submitting an application form. 

See our range of Employee Rewards

Closing date: 02/09/2022  at 23:59

   

This post requires a Basic Criminal Record Check

 

Prospective employees will be required to give a reasonable account of any significant periods (6 months or more in the past 3 years) of time living abroad. 

 

Pensions Regulations have provisions to reduce pension payments in certain circumstances of those who return to work within local government service.  If you are in receipt of a pension upon commencing employment with the authority, this may affect your pension entitlements and you should therefore seek advice from the relevant Pensions Authority.

 

 

About the Post:

 

Commissioning Manager

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in our Healthier Communities Commissioning Team as a commissioning manager. We are looking for candidates with a passion for improving the lives of our residents, with vision and the ability to work effectively with partners to deliver excellent services and outcomes for our customers.

 

A comprehensive understanding and experience of strategic planning, the commissioning process, contracting and performance monitoring working required.

 

The postholder will work closely with the Senior Commissioning Manager and be responsible for ensuring the delivery of evidenced based, high quality and cost-effective services with a particular focus on Substance Misuse (drugs and alcohol).

 

Substance misuse is a complex and ever-changing environment; therefore, it would be beneficial if you have a knowledge of alcohol and drug treatment, recovery, prevention, guidance and research.

 

You will also provide support to the Senior Commissioning Manager in the development of a local drug strategy and action plan to improve outcomes for our residents, working in partnership with our service provider to investigate and develop innovative service delivery models to meet the priorities of the National Drug Strategy and the Council.

 

You must also be able to display;

 

  • A positive leadership style with a commitment to achieving high performance, with a drive and enthusiasm for change.
  • A clear commitment and proven ability to deliver high quality outcomes.
  • The ability to negotiate, influence and enthuse colleagues both internally and across partner agencies.
  • A commitment to working in collaboration with partners from all sectors including those with lived experience.
  • The ability to successfully deliver results at an operational level.
  • A good knowledge of guidance that governs alcohol and drug treatment services, including national and local drug strategies as well as OHID and NICE guidance and recommendations.
  • Knowledge of the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS) and experience of interrogating and analysing complex data.  

 

Please see our recruitment pack for more details about our work. We urge you to take up our offer of an informal chat about this position. Details of who to contact can be found in the pack.

 

Recruitment Pack

 

Due to the summer holiday period interviews will be undertaken on 16 September 2022 and week commencing 19 September 2022

 

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Commissioning Manager Job Profile.pdf

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf

Help with your application form

Why work for us?

 

Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.

 

We welcome the opportunity to have a chat about the role and are happy to address any questions you may have about flexible working arrangements, including as a result of caring responsibilities.

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

 

www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs

 

 

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Vacancy Description
Closing Date:02/09/2022 | Job Ref: C/50133316 | Directorate: Public Health and Communities | Service: Stronger, Safer & Healthier Communities | Location: Westgate, Barnsley, South Yorkshire (This would be the normal base of work for this role, however, due to the current Government guidance around social distancing and our evolving ways of working, this means that you may be required to work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will discuss this with you during the recruitment proces
 

Salary: £40,578 - £43,570  Plus laptop & phone 

Working Arrangements: Monday to Friday including Agile Working 

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Fixed Term until September 2024

Flexible working arrangement: Yes, and we’re happy to talk flexible working arrangements with you.

This post is suitable for Job Share 

 Suitable for Secondment: Employees wishing to be considered for secondment should agree with their head of service before submitting an application form. 

See our range of Employee Rewards

Closing date: 02/09/2022  at 23:59

   

This post requires a Basic Criminal Record Check

 

Prospective employees will be required to give a reasonable account of any significant periods (6 months or more in the past 3 years) of time living abroad. 

 

Pensions Regulations have provisions to reduce pension payments in certain circumstances of those who return to work within local government service.  If you are in receipt of a pension upon commencing employment with the authority, this may affect your pension entitlements and you should therefore seek advice from the relevant Pensions Authority.

 

 

About the Post:

 

Commissioning Manager

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in our Healthier Communities Commissioning Team as a commissioning manager. We are looking for candidates with a passion for improving the lives of our residents, with vision and the ability to work effectively with partners to deliver excellent services and outcomes for our customers.

 

A comprehensive understanding and experience of strategic planning, the commissioning process, contracting and performance monitoring working required.

 

The postholder will work closely with the Senior Commissioning Manager and be responsible for ensuring the delivery of evidenced based, high quality and cost-effective services with a particular focus on Substance Misuse (drugs and alcohol).

 

Substance misuse is a complex and ever-changing environment; therefore, it would be beneficial if you have a knowledge of alcohol and drug treatment, recovery, prevention, guidance and research.

 

You will also provide support to the Senior Commissioning Manager in the development of a local drug strategy and action plan to improve outcomes for our residents, working in partnership with our service provider to investigate and develop innovative service delivery models to meet the priorities of the National Drug Strategy and the Council.

 

You must also be able to display;

 

  • A positive leadership style with a commitment to achieving high performance, with a drive and enthusiasm for change.
  • A clear commitment and proven ability to deliver high quality outcomes.
  • The ability to negotiate, influence and enthuse colleagues both internally and across partner agencies.
  • A commitment to working in collaboration with partners from all sectors including those with lived experience.
  • The ability to successfully deliver results at an operational level.
  • A good knowledge of guidance that governs alcohol and drug treatment services, including national and local drug strategies as well as OHID and NICE guidance and recommendations.
  • Knowledge of the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS) and experience of interrogating and analysing complex data.  

 

Please see our recruitment pack for more details about our work. We urge you to take up our offer of an informal chat about this position. Details of who to contact can be found in the pack.

 

Recruitment Pack

 

Due to the summer holiday period interviews will be undertaken on 16 September 2022 and week commencing 19 September 2022

 

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Commissioning Manager Job Profile.pdf

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf

Help with your application form

Why work for us?

 

Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.

 

We welcome the opportunity to have a chat about the role and are happy to address any questions you may have about flexible working arrangements, including as a result of caring responsibilities.

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

 

www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs

 

 

Let’s stay connected, follow us on social media:  

 

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