Children's Commissioning Policy Officer

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Posted on May 24, 2024 by CV-Library
Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
Social Care
Immediate Start
£37.3k - £41.4k Annual
Full-Time
Full Time 37 hours per week

Join Our Team: Children’s Commissioning Policy Officer

The Devon Safeguarding Children Partnership is seeking a dedicated Children’s Commissioning Policy Officer to lead and support policy, performance, and strategic development projects.

This role is pivotal in shaping the future for children and young people by developing robust policy responses and coordinating projects that influence strategic decisions.

Key Responsibilities:

* Oversee policy, guidance, and legislation for children’s services.

* Coordinate strategy and policy functions, ensuring alignment between the Children and Young People’s Futures directorate and Devon Safeguarding Children Partnership.

* Support strategic commissioning and operational colleagues with policy formulation and changes.

* Lead policy audits to ensure commissioning approaches meet strategic objectives.

* Represent the Council at various levels, adhering to all relevant regulations.

Requirements:

* Management experience in social care or a related field.

* Extensive knowledge of children’s policy and legislation.

* Proven ability to manage complex projects with multiple stakeholders.

* Strong analytical and communication skills.

* Advanced IT skills, particularly in Microsoft Office suite.

Qualifications:

* Degree in social policy or a related discipline.

* Desirable: Master’s degree or advanced training, project management qualification.

We offer a dynamic work environment where your contributions will directly impact the community. If you are passionate about making a difference in children’s lives and meet the above criteria, we would love to hear from you.

Apply Now to become a part of our team and contribute to shaping a brighter future for children and young people in Devon.

Please click Apply Now to see further information.

* DCC embraces the positive benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to providing an environment that is inclusive and safe. We welcome applications from people who share our commitment to stop discrimination, challenge inequality and promote diversity across Devon. More information can be found on our Equality and Diversity webpages.

* Happy to Talk Flexible Working - The Council offers flexible working arrangements in terms of when and where people work e.g. hybrid working, part-time, condensed hours etc.

* We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

* This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

* Personal data we collect from you will be processed in accordance with the Applicant privacy notice.

* For more information about Working for Devon please visit our Working for Devon page.

* This role requires a DBS disclosure.

What we can offer you

* Working for Devon County Council has all the benefits that you can expect from a large employer.

* In return for the vital contribution that you make, we offer:

* 26 days annual leave per year (rising with length of service) plus Bank Holidays effective from 1 April 2023

* Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme - more information can be found on the Peninsula Pensions website

* Access to our confidential Employee Assistance Programme – available 24/7 to support you with personal and work life

* Flexible working opportunities, including home-working (subject to the needs of the role)

* Discounts from local and high street retailers through the Devon Discounts scheme

Reference: 221713136

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CV-Library

Children's Commissioning Policy Officer

CV-Library

Posted on May 24, 2024 by CV-Library

Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
Social Care
Immediate Start
£37.3k - £41.4k Annual
Full-Time
Full Time 37 hours per week

Join Our Team: Children’s Commissioning Policy Officer

The Devon Safeguarding Children Partnership is seeking a dedicated Children’s Commissioning Policy Officer to lead and support policy, performance, and strategic development projects.

This role is pivotal in shaping the future for children and young people by developing robust policy responses and coordinating projects that influence strategic decisions.

Key Responsibilities:

* Oversee policy, guidance, and legislation for children’s services.

* Coordinate strategy and policy functions, ensuring alignment between the Children and Young People’s Futures directorate and Devon Safeguarding Children Partnership.

* Support strategic commissioning and operational colleagues with policy formulation and changes.

* Lead policy audits to ensure commissioning approaches meet strategic objectives.

* Represent the Council at various levels, adhering to all relevant regulations.

Requirements:

* Management experience in social care or a related field.

* Extensive knowledge of children’s policy and legislation.

* Proven ability to manage complex projects with multiple stakeholders.

* Strong analytical and communication skills.

* Advanced IT skills, particularly in Microsoft Office suite.

Qualifications:

* Degree in social policy or a related discipline.

* Desirable: Master’s degree or advanced training, project management qualification.

We offer a dynamic work environment where your contributions will directly impact the community. If you are passionate about making a difference in children’s lives and meet the above criteria, we would love to hear from you.

Apply Now to become a part of our team and contribute to shaping a brighter future for children and young people in Devon.

Please click Apply Now to see further information.

* DCC embraces the positive benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to providing an environment that is inclusive and safe. We welcome applications from people who share our commitment to stop discrimination, challenge inequality and promote diversity across Devon. More information can be found on our Equality and Diversity webpages.

* Happy to Talk Flexible Working - The Council offers flexible working arrangements in terms of when and where people work e.g. hybrid working, part-time, condensed hours etc.

* We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

* This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

* Personal data we collect from you will be processed in accordance with the Applicant privacy notice.

* For more information about Working for Devon please visit our Working for Devon page.

* This role requires a DBS disclosure.

What we can offer you

* Working for Devon County Council has all the benefits that you can expect from a large employer.

* In return for the vital contribution that you make, we offer:

* 26 days annual leave per year (rising with length of service) plus Bank Holidays effective from 1 April 2023

* Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme - more information can be found on the Peninsula Pensions website

* Access to our confidential Employee Assistance Programme – available 24/7 to support you with personal and work life

* Flexible working opportunities, including home-working (subject to the needs of the role)

* Discounts from local and high street retailers through the Devon Discounts scheme

Reference: 221713136

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