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Southwark Council - Commissioning Officer - Drug and Alcohol

  • Location

    Southwark, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £250 - £300 per day

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

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n addition to substance misuse commissioning responsibilities, the candidate, working under the leadership of the DAAT Unit Manager and with other community safety teams, will deliver wider community safety commissioning projects, including Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) / domestic abuse as part of an holistic approach to commissioning across the business unit. The role will be;

  1. To work jointly with lead commissioners, service managers, subject specialists and stakeholders across the service and its partners to assess current commissioning arrangements for specific areas of service provision (Public Health funded drug and alcohol treatment services), develop, and deliver an appropriate commissioning programme for the specified services.
  2. To maintain a strategic overview of service performance and contract compliance for allocated Community Safety and Partnerships' work streams through liaison with lead commissioning officers, providers and officers within the Community Safety and Partnership' service.
  3. To manage projects relating to the development, improvement and specification of services, working closely with lead commissioners and other officers and liaising as required with finance, legal and procurement officers to ensure compliance with the Council's contract and finance standing orders and its interface with partners' commissioning and procurement requirements.
  4. To build and maintain strategic links, partnerships and positive working relationships with a range of stakeholders in support of commissioning key Community Safety and Partnerships' services and their links with other related services across the Council and partnership.

This will be a home working role until June 21st.

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