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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/01/2020.

Senior Commissioning Manager - Children

Job Reference: 996-CCG-1376-19

NHS Derby and Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Children's Commissioning
Cardinal Square, Derby
Band 8a (£44,606-£50,819)

NHS Derby and Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is the organisation responsible for planning, monitoring and paying for health services in Derby and Derbyshire. Serving a total population of 1,053,000 with a budget of over £1.6 billion the CCG has a staff base of approximately 500 people.

At NHS Derby and Derbyshire CCG we are passionate about making diversity and inclusion part of our DNA. We have staff engagement forums, a diversity and inclusion network run by and for our people and aim for a workforce demography representative of the local community. Together, we are building an inclusive culture, where difference is celebrated and people feel able to bring their whole self to work. We are a disability confident employer and offer a range of family friendly, flexible working arrangements and inclusive employment policies, to support our people in the workplace.

Derby and Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group (DDCCG) is looking to appoint a Senior Commissioner for Children’s Health, to join the dynamic Children’s Commissioning team.

The post holder will primarily focus on Children with physical health needs, with responsibility for commissioning individual provision for children with complex needs as well as commissioning services for children and young people in Derby and Derbyshire. There will be a need to work closely with clinicians, County and City Councils as well as with others within the CCG including those commissioning services for adults and the quality team.

The successful applicant will come with experience of negotiating on difficult and controversial issues including performance and transformation.

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with the relevant skills and experience , and a commitment to improving the lives of children and young people, by ensuring they have access to the right health services at the right time. This is not a clinical post but there is opportunity to maintain clinical registration if required.

We would welcome a discussion with you if you are interested in the post.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Please contact Nicola Smith, 01332 868718 or Sheila McFarlane on 01332 868691


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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.

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