Head of All Age Commissioning

City of York Council

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Job summary

The Corporate Director of Adult Social Care Services and Integration (DASS) invites applications for the post of Head of All Age Commissioning. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic Senior Officer team as the lead accountable officer with responsibility for delivering high quality and cost effective all age commissioning in order to promote, improve and protect the health and wellbeing of the people of York.

The post holder will provide strategic and operational leadership to drive forward integrated adult, childrens social care and health commissioning plans that reflect and support positive outcomes for people accessing services across York and the wider sub region.

The post holder will develop linkages and greater coordinated working with other services/Departments as well as other external stakeholders to ensure the service contributes to the development and delivery of local and regional priorities including the response to the Adult Social Care Reform agenda.

You will need to be an outstanding leader with an exceptional track record of improving and transforming services at a senior level, including demonstrable experience of positively changing culture and behaviours. You will need to be determined and have excellent skills in developing partnerships and high performing teams

Main duties of the job

To provide strategic and operational leadership to drive forward integrated adult, childrens social care and health commissioning plans that reflect and support positive outcomes for people accessing services across York and the wider sub region.

To lead the development and implementation of strategic aims that underpin the following market developments -

a.) To widen our offer to a broader range of people through targeted prevention working in partnership with the integrated care partnership and integrated care system.

b.) To shift our investment with partners from high-cost services for relatively few people to better value for money services for more people in the community and work at a system level to improve the health and wellbeing of our communities across health and social care.

c.) To ensure that people can benefit from a wider range of modern, flexible services which are closer to home.

d.) A high quality, integrated infrastructure and organisational capability that supports the delivery of the vision of the York Place agenda in line with the 5 year plan and the council corporate plan.

About us

The Council is highly committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and, as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.

Date posted

12 September 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£59,593 to £68,094 a year Grade 13

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

F0094-Peop003413

Job locations

West Offices

Station Rise

York

North Yorkshire

YO1 6GA


Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide strategic and operational leadership to drive forward integrated adult, childrens social care and health commissioning plans that reflect and support positive outcomes for people accessing services across York and the wider sub region.

To lead the development and implementation of strategic aims that underpin the following market developments -

a.) To widen our offer to a broader range of people through targeted prevention working in partnership with the integrated care partnership and integrated care system.

b.) To shift our investment with partners from high-cost services for relatively few people to better value for money services for more people in the community and work at a system level to improve the health and wellbeing of our communities across health and social care.

c.) To ensure that people can benefit from a wider range of modern, flexible services which are closer to home.

d.) A high quality, integrated infrastructure and organisational capability that supports the delivery of the vision of the York Place agenda in line with the 5 year plan and the council corporate plan.

The post holder will take lead responsibility for the efficient and effective strategic, and operational delivery of Adult and Childrens Social Care and Health Integration which encompasses the ASC/CSC and health commissioning outcomes, including leading market shaping and business development, market position statements, market mobilisation through the leadership of procurement plans that meet peoples needs. Within this they will understand Yorks population of need, development of both sustainable commissioning/community growth strategies/intentions, market co-production plans, stake-holder engagement/consultation, contract management, performance and brokerage of placements, underpinned by the Childrens Act 2004, Care Act 2014, Mental Capacity Act, Safeguarding and Health and Social Care Act 2022 pertaining to the development of joint contracts, integrated services, outcomes based service specifications and in responding to local relevant policies.

The post holder will promote a culture of self-enablement, independence and prevention; developing and supporting a new Commissioning Team with the requisite capabilities and culture to commission for the future, working with colleagues across the directorates and services, residents and partners. Key to this is ensuring that commissioning has effective analysis, planning, strategic and business planning processes, needs analysis and change management processes to deliver high quality, modernised services that meet the needs of residents and our statutory obligations.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide strategic and operational leadership to drive forward integrated adult, childrens social care and health commissioning plans that reflect and support positive outcomes for people accessing services across York and the wider sub region.

To lead the development and implementation of strategic aims that underpin the following market developments -

a.) To widen our offer to a broader range of people through targeted prevention working in partnership with the integrated care partnership and integrated care system.

b.) To shift our investment with partners from high-cost services for relatively few people to better value for money services for more people in the community and work at a system level to improve the health and wellbeing of our communities across health and social care.

c.) To ensure that people can benefit from a wider range of modern, flexible services which are closer to home.

d.) A high quality, integrated infrastructure and organisational capability that supports the delivery of the vision of the York Place agenda in line with the 5 year plan and the council corporate plan.

The post holder will take lead responsibility for the efficient and effective strategic, and operational delivery of Adult and Childrens Social Care and Health Integration which encompasses the ASC/CSC and health commissioning outcomes, including leading market shaping and business development, market position statements, market mobilisation through the leadership of procurement plans that meet peoples needs. Within this they will understand Yorks population of need, development of both sustainable commissioning/community growth strategies/intentions, market co-production plans, stake-holder engagement/consultation, contract management, performance and brokerage of placements, underpinned by the Childrens Act 2004, Care Act 2014, Mental Capacity Act, Safeguarding and Health and Social Care Act 2022 pertaining to the development of joint contracts, integrated services, outcomes based service specifications and in responding to local relevant policies.

The post holder will promote a culture of self-enablement, independence and prevention; developing and supporting a new Commissioning Team with the requisite capabilities and culture to commission for the future, working with colleagues across the directorates and services, residents and partners. Key to this is ensuring that commissioning has effective analysis, planning, strategic and business planning processes, needs analysis and change management processes to deliver high quality, modernised services that meet the needs of residents and our statutory obligations.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Be educated to Masters/Degree standard/appropriate professional qualification e.g. Degree in Health & Social Care or be able to demonstrate relevant experience in this area of work.
  • Leadership and Management qualification at post graduate level or equivalent experience or be able to demonstrate relevant experience in this area of work.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the workings of local government

Desirable

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the social care and public health environment , community development, social action and the NHS and different branches of local government
  • Understand the implications of Commissioning and management of services.
  • Understand Community legislation including Human Rights legislation.
  • Show detailed knowledge of Government policy and guidelines that affect the strategic direction of the council/department.
  • Experience of managing projects, setting targets, monitoring performance against agreed objectives and evaluating impact and effectiveness.
  • Knowledge of statutory requirements, including: safeguarding, equality and anti-discrimination, maintaining a safe working environment, Data Protection and confidentiality.

Experience

Essential

  • Knowledge of the Community, private and public sector markets, including potential funding procedures.
  • Show detailed knowledge of the support market sector including voluntary, not for profit and commercial sectors and understanding of issues affecting supported housing and vulnerable customer groups.
  • Understand Outcomes in relation to vulnerable people including Social Care and Health.
  • Knowledge and understanding of how Equality & Diversity, Dignity & Respect, and Human Rights will apply to this role.
  • Significant knowledge of social care needs assessment and service provision with a thorough understanding of legislation, practice issues and tensions.
  • High level knowledge of budgetary and decision making processes

Desirable

  • Extensive experience of leading preventative health and social care change, within corporate policy and strategic working environments, in the delivery of coherent and creative visionary plans
  • Extensive experience in developing and shaping housing support, social care and health market places, in the delivery of council/ health and community outcomes.
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Be educated to Masters/Degree standard/appropriate professional qualification e.g. Degree in Health & Social Care or be able to demonstrate relevant experience in this area of work.
  • Leadership and Management qualification at post graduate level or equivalent experience or be able to demonstrate relevant experience in this area of work.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the workings of local government

Desirable

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the social care and public health environment , community development, social action and the NHS and different branches of local government
  • Understand the implications of Commissioning and management of services.
  • Understand Community legislation including Human Rights legislation.
  • Show detailed knowledge of Government policy and guidelines that affect the strategic direction of the council/department.
  • Experience of managing projects, setting targets, monitoring performance against agreed objectives and evaluating impact and effectiveness.
  • Knowledge of statutory requirements, including: safeguarding, equality and anti-discrimination, maintaining a safe working environment, Data Protection and confidentiality.

Experience

Essential

  • Knowledge of the Community, private and public sector markets, including potential funding procedures.
  • Show detailed knowledge of the support market sector including voluntary, not for profit and commercial sectors and understanding of issues affecting supported housing and vulnerable customer groups.
  • Understand Outcomes in relation to vulnerable people including Social Care and Health.
  • Knowledge and understanding of how Equality & Diversity, Dignity & Respect, and Human Rights will apply to this role.
  • Significant knowledge of social care needs assessment and service provision with a thorough understanding of legislation, practice issues and tensions.
  • High level knowledge of budgetary and decision making processes

Desirable

  • Extensive experience of leading preventative health and social care change, within corporate policy and strategic working environments, in the delivery of coherent and creative visionary plans
  • Extensive experience in developing and shaping housing support, social care and health market places, in the delivery of council/ health and community outcomes.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Additional information

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

City of York Council

Address

West Offices

Station Rise

York

North Yorkshire

YO1 6GA


Employer's website

https://www.york.gov.uk/jobs-training/working-council (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

City of York Council

Address

West Offices

Station Rise

York

North Yorkshire

YO1 6GA


Employer's website

https://www.york.gov.uk/jobs-training/working-council (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Jamaila hussain

Jamaila.hussain@york.gov.uk

07718995696

Date posted

12 September 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£59,593 to £68,094 a year Grade 13

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

F0094-Peop003413

Job locations

West Offices

Station Rise

York

North Yorkshire

YO1 6GA