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Contracts and Service Development Support Officer

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Suffolk County Council
Place of work:
Endeavour House, Ipswich
Salary details:
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Job term:
Full Time or Part Time
37 per week
Fixed Term
Closing date:
01 November 2020 11:30 PM
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£20,344 pro rata for part time

12 month fixed term or secondment opportunity.

We are open to supporting flexible working options

This is an exciting opportunity for creative and motivated individuals to join a Contract and Service Development Team, to ensure quality services for the people of Suffolk.

Strategic Planning and Resources (SPAR)

These posts are all in the SPAR team and are an additional support to manage the Covid-19 pandemic. The focus of this team will be to ensure that we have in place consistent and responsive service for the care market particularly on testing arrangements. You will be part of a wide team and will contribute to ensuring consistent quality and safe services are being delivered to our service users. Working in partnership with all sectors of the care market and key stakeholders you will be expected to take an inclusive and flexible approach.

You will:

  • be part of the team that is helping you to steer our approach to testing
  • liaise with a care market that includes home care, residential and nursing care, extra care housing, supported housing schemes, housing related support and day services
  • develop a positive working relationship with providers
  • work in partnership across Suffolk County Council and with key stakeholders such as the CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group), Public Health England and testing organisations.

You must be able to work to cover the contracts helpdesk for a few hours on Saturday and Sunday (on a rota, so not every weekend).

For an informal discussion only, please contact Hazel Smith on (01473) 260547.

Please read the Job and Person Profile for the relevant post before applying.

This organisation positively encourages the use of technology to communicate and engage, but in this role you will need to operate across a wide and rural area, so you must either hold a full and current driving licence and have access to personal transport or meet the mobility requirements of the role through other reasonable and suitable means.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. We are also committed to flexible working. For the types of flexible or part time working available for specific roles, please see the Job and Person Profile. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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