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Merton Council - Commissioning Manager - Children's Services

Merton Council - Commissioning Manager - Children's Services

  • Location

    Merton, London

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    Social Care

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  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Duties of this role be;

  • To undertake the effective operational commissioning of services for children, young people and their families in line with the commissioning intentions of Merton's Children's Trust; Merton council's Children, Schools and Families Department and Merton Clinical Commissioning Group.
  • To lead on the commissioning of services in one or more of the following specialist areas:
  • Early Intervention and Prevention Services
  • Preventative services for Children with Disabilities
  • Prevention of Care Services (including crisis intervention services)
  • Alternative Education Services
  • Post 16yrs Education and Training Provision
  • Youth Services including borough wide positive activities and locality-based youth provision
  • The needs of vulnerable young people including those Looked After, Young Carers, Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children and Young People 'Not in Education Employment or Training' (NEET).
  • Teenage Pregnancy Prevention
  • Drug and Alcohol Services for young people
  • Sexual Health Services for young people
  • Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting and School Nursing) Services
  • Children and Young People Obesity Intervention Services
  • Advocacy Services for Looked After Children

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.