Full Time – Permanent
Redbridge is an ambitious, diverse and exciting east-London borough. What we do is driven by changing our relationship with local people to support our vision. As a result, we've developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council.
We're one of the fastest growing parts of the country and the third most diverse London borough. Our communities are attracted by a mixture of excellent schools, relatively affordable housing, high-quality open space and rapid transport connections into the heart of the City.
The London Borough of Redbridge is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, and highly motivated commissioner to join the Strategic Social Care Commissioning Team.
As a Strategic Commissioning Officer, you will work collaboratively with other strategic officers and health and social care teams, partner agencies, providers and young people and their families.
This role will involve leading on service re-design and commissioning high-quality outcome focused care and health services for children, young people and their families that offer best value and are based on identified local need and in line with national and locally agreed strategic priorities.
You will lead on strategic projects relating to children and young people and their families and will have a particular focus on joint commissioning across children’s social care.
The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of social care in relation to children and young people, be proactive and passionate, ensuring the best outcomes are achieved for the children and young people in Redbridge. You will have the ability to think strategically, demonstrating strong communication skills and creative thinking.
For further information or an informal discussion about the role, please contact Paula Sammon firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 11 October 2021
Interviews will be held week beginning 18 October 2021
To apply for this job please visit www.redbridg.gov.uk
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