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Integrated Commissioning Manager

  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: 1161
  • Published: Sat 13/04/2024, 7:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 15/04/2024, 1:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: GBP 56,172.00 - 59,328.00 per year
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: To be confirmed

Organisation: London Borough of Waltham Forest

Salary: PO8 £56,172-£59,328

Contract Type: Full-time Permanent
Working hours per week: 36

Application Deadline: 15/04/2024


About Us:

Bursting with culture, energy, and opportunity, the London Borough of Waltham Forest is a fantastic and exciting place to work.

We are a highly ambitious borough. Driven by culture and the innate creativity of our residents, we have developed new and innovative ways to build our communities. Our Council is relentlessly resident-focused, insight-led, digitally driven and commercially minded; a Council focused on meeting the needs of our existing and future residents.

London Borough of Waltham Forest is one of the Mayor of London's Good Work Standard employers. This accreditation is a proof of our commitment to creating a healthy, fair and inclusive workplace. This includes fair pay and conditions, workplace well-being, skills and progression and diversity and recruitment.

The London Borough of Waltham Forest in partnership with the North-East London ICB (formed on 1st of July 2022) have implemented a new integrated commissioning structure and arrangements for Waltham Forest. This exciting development comes at a time when the health and social care sectors are looking to the future of the landscape and the implementation of Place Based Partnerships and Integrated Care Systems. We are working with local people and partners across health, social care and the voluntary sector in innovative ways to improve health and wellbeing for all our communities. We can only do this with great staff who are encouraged and supported, which is why we invest in them, listen to them, make sure we are representative of our populations and that we foster their health and wellbeing.

Waltham Forest is leading the way in delivering both integrated delivery and planning of care services. This post is a key role in the developing Waltham Forest place-based team and presents an exciting development opportunity for the right candidate.

The team currently has two vacancies for the following positions;

About the role:

Integrated Commissioning Manager (x2); Band 8a/Local Authority PO8

These are flexible commissioning roles, able to take on a variety of commissioning activities and lead the strategic thinking and delivery of programmes of work. The ideal candidate will have substantial knowledge of commissioning and the Health and Social Care sectors. They will take this knowledge, coupled with strong commissioning skills, and experience of delivering high-profile programmes. Ideally, candidates will have experience of navigating the decision-making processes and governance arrangements of both local government and health.

In the London Borough of Waltham Forest, we take equality and inclusion seriously and are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity and difference and is a true reflection of the diverse communities of Waltham Forest. We are committed to fostering an environment that empowers our workforce and gives them the freedom to bring their authentic self to work to provide excellent services to all.

We want you to play an active role in supporting our high performing, creative and flexible team to meet the enormous opportunities and challenges which lie ahead. This will include implementing the national agenda and local strategies that aim to integrate services and embed strengths and asset-based approaches to care.

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Key Responsibilities:

The Waltham Forest Integrated Commissioning Team is seeking to appoint two Integrated Commissioning Managers (x2) to strengthen our commissioning team and the main duties of the job will include:
  • Lead projects, commissions or improvement programmes, and contribute to the delivery of larger programmes of work
  • Identify and interpret issues, trends and problems, which may have a broad impact both within the Council/CCG and for partner organisations, resolving these as appropriate and escalating complex problems if necessary.
  • Advise Directors, Members and others on issues relevant to the service area. Provide professional challenge and advice to colleagues, managers and partner organisations.
  • Ensure the development and delivery of continuous improvements in all aspects of the service.
  • Prepare and present a full range of reports (both standard and non-standard) covering area of responsibility.
  • Develop good working relationships and communicate effectively with internal / external organisations / partners and stakeholders. Represent specialist area internally and / or externally. Model, demonstrate and promote good practice relevant to the role.
  • Act in accordance with all policies and procedures which apply to the job and understand the reasons for this.

Qualifications and Requirements:

To be considered for this position, you should meet the following requirements:

Educated to degree level or equivalent standard.

Post graduate qualification.

Relevant professional qualification.

Terms and conditions:

The below terms and conditions apply to this role:

Satisfactory employment references and CIFAS identity checks;

Satisfactory declaration of interest;

As a public authority, we must ensure that members of staff in public-facing roles are able to speak fluent English. This means that they must have a command of spoken English, with confidence and accuracy, sufficient for the effective performance of their role. This requirement does not refer to any particular English language qualifications, regional or international accents, dialects, speech impediments or the tone of conversations. It does not require staff to speak only in English.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications online by pressing the 'Apply' button below. This includes a supporting statement that outlines to us how your skills and experience make you a good candidate for this vacancy.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population. We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace. The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives: - Promoting equality of opportunity - Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage - Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels. - Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all. Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

To support the above and reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting. The council also operates a scheme whereby, for jobs graded up to and including scale SO2, internal candidates are considered first. This includes those candidates who self-identify as having a disability for the purposes of the Disability Confident scheme. For more information, please refer to our recruitment and selection policy.

We are keen to support employees to balance their working life with other commitments. Therefore, wherever possible, we will consider working arrangements that suit an individual's personal circumstances whilst still meeting the needs of the Council. If you would like to discuss the possible flexible working options that might be applicable to this role, please contact the person named below or feel free to discuss this during your interview.

For more information on the benefits of working for the Council, please visit https://www.walthamforest.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/find-jobs-and-other-opportunities/working-us.

Contact Information:

For further information on this role, please contact Anna Saunders, Assistant Director of Integrated Commissioning at Anna.Saunders@walthamforest.gov.uk

If you have any technical issues when trying to apply for this post, please contact our Recruitment Team via email at recruitment@walthamforest.gov.uk.

The Council's preference is for online application. However, if you have a disability and are unable to complete an online application, please email recruitment@walthamforest.gov.uk so we can arrange an alternative application method.

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  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: 1161
  • Published: Sat 13/04/2024, 7:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 15/04/2024, 1:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: GBP 56,172.00 - 59,328.00 per year
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: To be confirmed