Commissioning Officer needed in Gloucester Paying £18.06 per hr ref
Full time hours on a temporary basis
The core role is to complete due diligence checks on new providers of residential care and supported accommodation of children and young people, which includes monitoring quality of providers• To work with the other Commissioning Officer undertaking the checking process.• Completing due diligence checks on providers, checking references, policies and Ofsted reports.• Complete quality assurance checks and investigations where concerns about providers are raised.• Completing reports on providers and managing and storing information gathered.• Monitor the quality of providers through reviewing monthly reports and ensuring annual safeguarding self audits are completed and checked.• Undertaking visits, virtual and in person, to providers to check quality and investigate concerns about care being provide.• Ensuring trackers and spreadsheets are kept up to date to monitor workflows and track progress.• Working with the wider contracts team to support tasks as required.It is a busy and face paced role, working to tight deadlines. You will be part of a team of two staff doing due diligence and quality assurance checks, working with a team of 3 further CO’s monitoring placements of children, with admin support and a placement team who source new placements for children. The team work closely together with daily MS teams calls and a lively MS teams chat stream. Everyone works together and we are all passionate about finding the right home for every child or young person.
To be successful you will need excellent organisational skills to allow you to prioritise workloads and ensure our service levels are maintained. We also need your customer-focused nature to help build working relationships with our internal and external stakeholders.
If you are interested in the role, please email your CV to quoting the reference number.
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