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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/07/2022.

Commissioning Support Officer

Job Reference: 467-CCG-286.22

NHS Dorset
Primary and Community Care
Vespasian House, Dorchester, Dorset
£25,655 - £31,534


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Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is the third largest in England, with a population of 800,000. Dorset CCG has full delegation of its 73 General Practices and is also part of the first wave of Integrated Care Systems (ICS) in England.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and skilled individual to join our Primary and Community Care team to support the transformation required to implement new models of care across Primary Care Networks (PCNs) and Integrated Community Services. In line with the ambitions set out in the NHS Long Term Plan, Dorset's Sustainable Transformation Plan (STP), the Clinical Services Review and General Practice's Five Year Forward View we are driving forward innovative service development and improvement.

Using health analytics, Dorset ICS is now able to better identify and understand patient and population health needs and target support for those falling under the umbrella of the Ageing Well programme, promoting healthier ageing and supporting older people with frailties in the communities. Some of the policy areas currently covered bythe team are Urgent Community Response, Anticipatory Care, Enhanced Health in Care Homes, Virtual Wards and End of Life Care.

The post holder will assist and support the team to ensure that designated projects and programmes are developed, commissioned, maintained and delivered to support effective outcomes across Dorset. You will be required to provide project and programme support as well as commissioning and business administrative support, including managing and analysing data for monitoring, reporting and service redesign purposes. You will also assist in the production of reports, quality improvement activities and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.

Flexible working may be required to meet the needs of the service with occasional evening GP meetings or events.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of supporting programme redesign and change management as well as analytical support. Competency in Microsoft programmes such as Excel is essential to interpret and communicate complex information to all levels. Experience of working in partnership across organisational boundaries is essential along with excellent communication skills. Please refer to the person specification at the end of the Job Description for full details of skills and experience required.

You will be joining a positive, highly motivated, supportive and proactive Primary and Commmunity Care team. The post is based at either Vespasian House, Dorchester or Canford House, Poole. There is a requirement to travel, therefore a car driver is essential. Due to the current climate employees are working a hybrid model of home and at CCG bases with full IT equipment provided.

NHS Dorset will work with others to:

  • Improve outcomes in population health and healthcare

  • Tackle inequalities in outcome and access

  • Enhance productivity and value for money

  • Help the NHS deliver broader social and economic development, particularly post the COVID-19 pandemic

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