Senior Contracts and Quality Officer


Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Contract

Salary 

£40,221 - £43,421 per annum

Job Highlights
  • At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation.
  • We are looking for a Fixed Term Senior Contracts & Quality Officer to join the Market Analysis Team within Adult Commissioning.
  • We offer an excellent rewards package including flexible working and flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance.
Job Requirements/Description

Hours: 37

Full Time, Fixed Term for 9 months

We are looking for a Fixed Term Senior Contracts & Quality Officer to join the Market Analysis Team within Adult Commissioning.

You will be passionate about services for people that are high quality, good value for money and most importantly, make a significant difference in people's lives.

The job will involve: Managing & supporting 2-3 Officers for analysis, negotiation and quality assurance of both sole and jointly commissioned services for Residential, Nursing and Supported Living services for adults in Bristol.

You will provide professional advice and input to colleagues within the People Directorate and external partners to improve health, social care and housing outcomes for the citizens of Bristol through successful market management.

You will be involved in the monitoring and evaluation of services to continually improve their quality and flexibility and expected to take appropriate action in instances of poor performance and value for money. You will develop and maintain effective links with commissioning quality, operational staff, other agencies and providers.

You will need to be creative and flexible in your approach to work and be comfortable working with a wide range of people and being part of a busy team. You will have very strong IT skills and be comfortable using online applications.

You will be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to and understanding of equalities issues, and particularly their relationship to social care. You will also recognise the current challenges for Social Care and their impact on commissioning, performance and quality.

You will be based in City Hall/ working from home but expected to travel throughout Bristol for meetings, workshops etc. You will need to be well-organised and able to work flexibly as part of the Adult Commissioning team and with others.

Please note that this role is subject to an Standard DBS Check.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation. For the majority of our roles hybrid working arrangements are available, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice - mixing both home and office working.

Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working and flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Contract

Salary 

£40,221 - £43,421 per annum

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