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Southwark Council - Programme Lead - Commissioning

Southwark Council - Programme Lead - Commissioning

  • Location

    Southwark, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    Up to £550 per day

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

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This role is a key part of the integrated commissioning team within the Southwark Borough Based Team which is jointly funded with Southwark Council.

The role therefore is a joint role within a joint programme team aligned to the shared objectives of the two organisations.

The post holder will have a significant role in building working relationships and collaboration between Partnership Southwark partners.

As part of this team the post holder will lead and therefore significantly contribute to the delivery of a specified programme of work which will focus on a defined population within Southwark.

The post holder will be expected to contribute to the development of the Borough Based team in Southwark by leading a core team to co-ordinate the delivery of a complex programme of work centred around delivery of the core South East London and Southwark core priorities.

The post holder will also significantly contribute to planning for continuous reduction in health and wellbeing inequalities across the borough in collaboration with the wider system through Partnership Southwark.


Post holder will lead a Borough Based Programme Core Team to ensure that the Programme are planned and delivered effectively:

  • Play a leadership role in developing integrated pathways, facilitating and promoting innovation and transformation to improve outcomes. Working with key stakeholders and professional leads including clinicians to identify needs and priorities for populations, in line with local regional and national policies.
  • Provide strategic leadership to the Borough Based Programme and support the Integrated Team Lead.
  • Provide leadership in the delivery of the agreed joint commissioning scope between the CCG and the Council.
  • Work collaboratively with the leads of the other Borough Based Programmes to encourage the sharing of good practice and interdependencies between the programmes are identified and planned for.
  • Using the Bridges to Health and Wellbeing methodology lead the development of measurable outcomes for the population programme and hold a key contributory responsibility for their delivery.
  • Provide expertise and leadership in translating relevant national, regional and local policy and direction associated with developing, transforming and improving local services and support for residents of Southwark.
  • Lead and develop a much stronger approach on prevention and targeted early action as well as deeper integration across health and social care, and wider council services, including adult social care, housing, continuing care and quality and performance
  • Work across the borough to ensure the implementation of robust long-term programme and project planning adjusting plans as necessary or building in contingencies where appropriate.
  • Plan, coordinate and oversee specific complex audits as required.
  • Take a key role in both the delivery of a population based transformation programme and support the delivery of aligned programmes within Partnership Southwark.

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