Lead Commissioner (Children and Families)

Reference: 2/CF/18/311 

Salary: £61,844 - £68,604

Working Hours: 37 

Job Share: Yes 

Employment Type: Permanent  

Location: Shire Hall, Gloucester - GL1 2TG 

A new opportunity has arisen for a Lead Commissioner to join our Children and Families’ Commissioning team.

With increasing collaboration between health and social care in our county, you will lead and manage an effective and strategic commissioning portfolio, to deliver better services and outcomes for children, young people and their families.

As part of the children’s commissioning team, you will hold a portfolio that includes the commissioning of services for early intervention, prevention, edge of care and early years.

With proven strategic leadership and management experience in relevant sectors, you will be fully conversant with the integration opportunities between health, education and social care. Your strong interpersonal skills will ensure greater engagement with partners and stakeholders; you will be politically sensitive and have experience of dealing with elected members. We welcome applications from candidates with transferable skills.

Gloucestershire is a great place to live and work. The county has huge diversity, easy access to other parts of the country and strong communities. It also has its challenges and this role offers plenty of scope for the right person to make a lasting difference.

For an informal discussion please contact: helen.ford@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Closing date: Friday 22nd June
Interviews: 11th July 2018

For further information, and details of how to apply please click the 'Apply' button.

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