Portsmouth City Council
Civic Offices Guildhall Walk Portsmouth
Job typeFull Time, Permanent
£39,880 - £43,857 Per Annum
22 September 2021
Portsmouth City Council
At Portsmouth City Council we’re all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.
With a little over 207,000 residents and 7,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.
Your New Role
You will be a part of Adult Social Care, a key partner of Health and Care Portsmouth, which is an ambitious programme that is changing the way we plan and provide health and social care in the city. The role will support a wide variety of key projects within Adult Social Care as it continues to build on the work that the NHS and the council have undertaken as part of the Portsmouth Blueprint.
You will support the development of care pathways which are effective, and person centred and use innovative approaches to facilitate service improvement and integrated service delivery, identifying opportunities for efficiencies, value for money and, where appropriate, disinvestment. You will develop and maintain positive partnerships with key stakeholders across all sectors to ensure quality services and encourage. You will consult with and involve service users and carers in the design and review of health and social care, and will undertake quality monitoring initiatives.
What you’ll need to succeed
You will have knowledge and experience of the commissioning cycle, as well as experience of working in a health or local government setting. You will have an understanding of national direction of travel for health and social care and of NHS and local authority decision making procedures. You will need significant project management experience, experience of involving patients and the public in planning services and experience of formal procurement and tender exercises.
You will demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate across a wide range of organisational and cultural boundaries. You will have the ability to analyse and review highly complex data and the ability to work on several complex projects at any one time.
What you’ll get in return
As well as highly competitive pay you’ll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career. For those with families we have child care benefits as well as discounts with local businesses which can be enjoyed by all.
To make sure your application is above the rest, please review the “Job Profile” to ensure you application matches the requirements of the role.
Please ensure to complete the application fully and ensure you address the role requirements listed in the job profile when completing the personal statement section.
We look forward to speaking with you soon.