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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/02/2020.

Contract Support Officer – Primary Care

Job Reference: 899-CCG-5490HB

NHS Southampton CCG
System Delivery Directorate
£21,089 to £23,761 pa

This is an exciting opportunity to come and join the System Delivery Directorate at Southampton City Clinical Commissioning Group. The role will focus on providing support for commissioning managers in their management of contracts with local GP practices and other local healthcare providers. The post advertised is part time for between 22 and 26 hours per week that may be worked flexibly on hours/days to be agreed. The postholder will be required to undertake a range of contract support functions including recording and presentation of data, communications with GP practices and other healthcare providers, maintaining records of contracts and acting as a point of initial contact within the team, fielding queries to other team members.

The postholder will work as part of a highly motivated and dynamic team in a fast paced work environment which will offer significant opportunities for personal and professional development. Southampton City CCG prides itself in being a good and flexible employer with a strong focus on staff wellbeing. In the National CCG staff survey 87% of respondents said they would recommend the CCG as a place to work compared to 66% as an average for all CCGs nationally.

As our ideal candidate, you will have an ability to manage competing priorities, have great interpersonal skills and a positive attitude. You will have good administrative and IT skills and be competent with Microsoft applications. Training on our more specific systems used in the role will be provided.

To discuss this role in more detail please contact Matt Bailey, Commissioning Officer - Primary Care on or telephone 02380 725 441

Please note the following before applying:

1. Closing date: we reserve the right to amend the closing date based upon the number of applications received. Vacancies attracting a high volume of applications may therefore close earlier than advertised.

2. Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

3. Interviews: all shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a face-to-face interview.

4. Unsuccessful applications: if you have not been contacted within 3 weeks of your application, we regret that you will not have been offered an interview on this occasion.

5. Criminal records: due to the requirements of certain roles, a Disclosure and Barring System (DBS) disclosure must be obtained by the organisation. Please be aware that anyone who is included in the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) barred lists will commit an offence if they engage, or seek or offer to engage, in a regulated activity from which they are barred.

6. General: this post will be subject to review under the relevant NHS Terms and Conditions of Service.

7. New employees to the CCG will be subject to a probationary period of six months (some exemptions apply, please refer to the CCGs policy for full details).

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