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Assistant Commissioning Officer

closing date 25 Oct

Job Summary

Contract Type: Part Time/Temporary
Advert Start Date: 06 October, 2017
Advert End Date: 25 October, 2017
Salary: £20,661 - £23661 (pro rata)
Location: Yate (Badminton Road)
Weekly Hours: 18.5
Job Category: Contracts/Commissioning
Vacancy Ref: CAH1406/739/KH

Job Summary/Person Specification

Further information

Under the guidance of the Commissioning Manager, the post holder will assist the Commissioning Officers in the arranging of effective packages of services for people to meet their pre-identified needs.

The services will already have been established, and the role of the Assistant Commissioning Officer is to co-ordinate and administer the start of service by placing orders and maintaining records. The role also involves checking plans for completeness, by ensuring that all information in respect of referrals, contracts, placement activity, expenditure and service provider information is recorded and ongoing monitoring of service user payment card accounts to ensure spend on support is in line with agreed outcomes.

From a menu of available services, the post holder will find appropriate services to meet Service Users pre-identified needs, which are a best and most cost effective match.

The post holder will contribute to project planning, partnership working and the development of commissioning plans, by gathering and researching information on best practice, national policy, legislation etc. to provide to other officers in the team.


The post holder will also assist with planning and preparing events for service users and stakeholders, to help inform future design.

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.