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Contracts and Service Development Officer

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Suffolk County Council
Place of work:
Riverside, Lowestoft
Salary details:
Job term:
Full Time
37 per week
Fixed Term
Closing date:
29 May 2019 01:00 PM
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A fixed term / secondment opportunity has arisen to join the Service Development and Contracts Team for 11 months. 

This is a key role in supporting the work of the team in shaping the development of resources within Waveney to meet the requirements of Suffolk’s strategic vision and Principles and Duties of the Care Act

You will work as part of a team to support the development and services of the local provider market; support the local development of county-wide initiatives; contribute to the development of services to reflect integrated working with Health and other system partners, including timely hospital discharge and admission prevention; and have contract management responsibilities with local providers.

You will:

  • have an awareness of the commissioning cycle and contract management
  • have an understanding of the challenges of the provider market
  • have an awareness of the Care Act
  • have good networking skills
  • have good IT skills
  • be well organised
  • be able to show initiative
  • be resilient under pressure.  

If you are considering applying for a secondment, please read the secondment policy and ensure you have sought permission to apply before completing your application.

For an informal discussion please contact Sue Woodgate on 07717 302151 (Tues and Weds) or Felicity Tate on 07725 611690.

Please read the Job and Person Profile before applying for this job.

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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