Interim Strategy and Commissioning Manager | Home Counties | £500+
To drive, develop and oversee the review of the council’s adult social care service provision, delivering a sustainable model for the future.
To ensure that the social care needs of residents are addressed at all times by an appropriate balance of resources, knowledge and skills.
To enable the effective development of the social care provider market (including services not directly commissioned by the council) in order to:
Ensure that a sufficiently diverse range of services are available that prevent, delay or reduce the need for statutory care and support and;
Ensure that these services offer quality social care to the council (where directly commissioned), to personal budget holders and to self-funders
Set the corporate strategy and priorities, ensuring these are based on evidence and aligned with political priorities.
Ensure services, programmes, projects and employees are working towards a common set of outcomes as specified in the Corporate Plan.
Design & commission how the outcomes defined in strategic planning get delivered. This will include identifying resources, partnerships and funding, managing large scale procurements and then ongoing strategic contract and performance management.