Hampshire County Council UK Jobs – Commissioning Manager

Website Hampshire County Council

Job Details:

Salary Range: £49,295 – £55,480 per annum

Work Location: Elizabeth II Court, Winchester

Weekly Hours: 37

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 10 November 2023

The Role:

This is an excellent opportunity for two experienced individuals to contribute to the development of the Adults Health and Care Older Adults Commissioning team in Hampshire.

During the past two years, Adults social care has been under the spotlight more than ever before and now, as we emerge from Covid there is a significant programme of work ahead which will be both challenging and exciting. At Hampshire County Council our strategic aim is to promote independent living for our ageing population and we are looking for individuals to join the Older Adults Commissioning team to help us to drive the strategic direction for our services.

We are recruiting for two experienced commissioners to join the Older Adults Commissioning team as Commissioning Managers, one primarily focused on supporting Home Care and Community Based market, including Domiciliary Care, and one primarily focused on the Care Home Market and Integrated Health.

The care markets in Hampshire are large and complex, encompassing around 350 care homes for older adults, delivering nearly 13,000 beds, alongside c.250 domiciliary and community support services delivering over 100,000 hours of care and support every week across their Local Authority Funded, and Privately Funded residents. HCC also supports and commissions a significant bed and home based discharge and prevention service.

We are looking for individuals with:

  • Commissioning experience, ideally within a government setting
  • Experience of market management and market shaping
  • Experience of leading within adult social care teams
  • Skilled in people management, building relationships, and managing conflict
  • A strong commercial understanding within the context of the provision of social care
  • The ability to translate strategy into robust implementation plans
  • The ability to articulate and implement a vision, using data to demonstrate success
  • The ability to engage and manage multiple stakeholders with varying strategies and priorities
  • An understanding of the political and reputational position of the programmes

We can offer the successful candidates:

  • A flexible working environment
  • A minimum of 25 day’s annual leave
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A range of opportunities for career progression and professional development

To find out more about what we can offer you in return, please see our Benefits Package.

Values Based Recruitment

We recruit for attitudes and values in Adults’ Health and Care. We invite you to evidence how you demonstrate the 4 core values we hold in your application.
The 4 core values are:
  • Person Centred: Has a person centred and strengths-based approach that empowers service users and carers to live independent lives.
  • Resilience: Successfully manages change and develops and maintains their wellbeing and resilience.
  • Accountable: Takes responsibility for work, actions and development; and acknowledges individual and shared accountability.
  • Works Together: Builds supportive internal and external working relationships through positive communication and constructive feedback.

Additional Information:

Strategic Commissioning Manager Job Description and Person Specification

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:

Denise Graham, Commissioning Lead for Care Homes and Health on 07872 410388

Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

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