Cornwall Council UK Jobs – Assistant Commissioning Officer

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Assistant Commissoning Officer – 2 positions available

About the role

This is a great opportunity to learn new skills and work as part of a dynamic and responsive Locality Commissioning Team who are ambitious about improving outcomes for adults in Cornwall. We are working creatively with our colleagues in adult social care, the wider council, health, the voluntary sector and the provider market in West Cornwall to develop resilient and sustainable support for people living in our communities.

We are looking for two people to join our West Locality Commissioning Team. You will have a passion for making a difference in this area of work and you will be able to adopt a flexible and problem solving approach to the role.

You will support the development and delivery of provider engagement events and contract management activity across a wide portfolio of provision. You will get involved in all of the functions of locality commissioning and improvement work, this will include analysis, review, monitoring the impact of delivery against outcomes and key performance indicators and ensuring contracts are performing in accordance with the contractual obligations and delivering value for money.

You will need to be able to work independently, take responsibility for the delivery of specific tasks and to agreed timescales.

If you are looking for a new challenge and you would like to find out more please contact Sarah Scoltock on 07967 146 015.

Cornwall Council are reviewing how we pay and reward our staff and reward items are subject to change from October. We will continue to keep you informed on any impacts that may apply to you as this progresses. For more information please visit Pay and Grading Review (Green Book Roles) – Cornwall Council

This is a public/customer-facing role, where the statutory English language requirement for public sector workers applies.

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role profile here, your application will need to demonstrate how you meet the required criteria. Please ensure you answer all of the pre-screening questions in full, within the application form.
Please do not upload any additional documentation in support of this application. Applications will be considered based on the screening questions and qualifications and experience details provided within the application form only. Any further attachments will not be considered when the recruiting managers are shortlisting for interview.
Fairness and inclusion are at the heart of our vision for Cornwall. In order to best serve our communities, we are striving to achieve a diverse workforce that is inclusive of all backgrounds, cultures and identities e.g. race, disability, sex, gender, age, religion and sexual orientation. We are an equal opportunities and Disability Confident employer, and we will assess applicants on their merits.
Cornwall Council is committed to safeguarding and following safer recruitment principles to help make sure our staff and volunteers are suitable to work with children, young people and adults at risk. It’s a vital part of creating a safe and positive environment and making a commitment to keeping all service users safe from harm.

Whilst the location/work-base for this role has been specified, our evolving ways of working mean that the role may require you to also work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will discuss this with you during the recruitment process.

This position will be subject to a criminal record disclosure check.
More information about working for Cornwall Council is available here
We are open to discussion about flexible working.


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