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Lead Commissioning Officer - Nottingham

Lead Commissioning Officer - Nottingham

  • Location

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Contact:

    Ben Holden

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Nottingham Council are looking for a Lead Commissioning Officer.

  1. To lead the implementation of identified areas of the commission strategy and undertake specific commissioning reviews as Identified by the Commissioning Lead
  2. Provide commissioning expertise to colleagues both within the Directorate, across the organisation and with partner organisations
  3. To use analysis from sources such as the JSNA to clarify citizen and community need and identify potential options for provision against service gap
  4. To lead the planning of services together with partners for the planning of services against agreed annual commissioning strategic objectives.
  5. To work with community stakeholders such as user groups to identify opportunities for co- production, particularly in service areas which meet agreed strategic commissioning objectives. Provide guidance and project support to stimulate activity which encourages the building of social capital within a community.
  6. To collaborate with stakeholders including citizens, service providers and officers to produce and review available options for service delivery within an identified area of need. Ensure options are fully consulted upon.
  7. To lead on the reshaping and recommissioning of services within an agreed themed area with clear service specifications which are outcome focused.
  8. To be responsible for writing the commissioning strategy for the designated themed area and input to the annual refresh of the JSNA.
  9. To work with senior colleagues to agree commissioning options within areas of need and coordinate activity to support the commissioning appropriate services, clarifying desired outcomes.

To review, with appropriate provider groups, potential for creative and cost effective service