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Single Point of Commissioning Team Manager, Ref: 50046325

Single Point of Commissioning Team, County Hall, Newport and Agile

Grade 10, £31,094 to £33,790 per annum

Contact: Telephone 01983 823134 or email if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

Vacancy Reference: 50046325

Closing Date: 18/06/2021

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent


An exciting opportunity has arisen within Adult Social Care for someone who is looking for a challenging, fast paced yet hugely rewarding role as our Single Point of Commissioning Team Manager.


The SPOC (Single Point of Commissioning) Team provides an essential link for our Social Work teams by delivering a proactive, efficient, effective and high-quality Adult Social Care brokerage service. Working in close collaboration with contracted providers of social care services, the SPOC team support social workers to identify and source care and support solutions, ensuring people get the right support at the right time in the right place, in a person’s own home or in residential and nursing care.  You will be managing a team of 2 Brokers and 5 Assistant Brokers in ensuring the effective and timely delivery of discharges from hospital as well as sourcing support solutions for vulnerable adults living in our community.


The successful candidate will be required to ensure the team continue to meet service requirements and demands. This will include effective and dynamic processes are in place and develop new and innovative way of working when required and vitally work with strategic commissioners across health, social care, housing and other universal services to develop and grow the social care market, linking closely with local and national providers; partners across the NHS and CCG.


You will be leading a dynamic team of 2 brokers and 5 assistant brokers, so it is essential that candidates have experience of supervising staff or leading a team and have a proven track record of performance management and delivering to targets.


You will be an effective and inspiring communicator able to work in a fast paced and pressured environment. Candidates must be able to embrace and lead staff through a changing environment.


We’ve made huge progress over the last 12 months, but our journey to great is just beginning. We must do more, and we need the skills of an exceptional and experienced team manager to help us make a difference to those we serve across our beautiful Island.  If you share our vision and values, we would love to hear from you.


For further information or an informal discussion please contact Ann O'Brien on: 821000 ext 6580.


Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.


This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.


The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees. The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.


In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.


In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.