Joint Senior Commissioning Officer – Learning Disabilities

Job details

Salary - Grade
GBP £46,536 to £48,576 46536 - PO5
Contract Type
Fixed Term / Secondment
Contract Length
6 months
Contracted Hours
Full Time - 36 hours per week
DBS Required
Adults, Health & Integration
Closing date

Fixed term/ Secondment 6 Months

This is an exciting and key role in an Integrated Commissioning Team. You will support the Joint Strategic Commissioner to ensure the health and social care commissioning aims and objectives are achieved for people with learning disabilities and autism in City & Hackney.

The aim is to improve social care, health and wellbeing outcomes of the residents in the London Borough of Hackney and City & Hackney CCG. So you will need vision, drive, commitment and enthusiasm to support the delivery of our challenging agenda. 

You shall lead, under the direction of the Strategic Commissioner for Learning Disabilities & Autism, commissioning initiatives, programmes and projects aligned to our integrated commissioning intentions and contract manage a portfolio of commissioned services. This will ensure the delivery of high qualityservices in line with the recently developed Learning Disabilities’ and Autism Strategies. 

You will contribute to the strategic direction of services for residents with learning disabilities and autism, through work on  innovative programmes, while addressing requirements of national and local priorities.Examples include developing a suite of day opportunities in the boroughs and coordinating the local Transforming Care Programme

Co-production is a core part of what we do, so you will have the opportunity to lead on  planning and managing consultation and engagement with service users, carers, and other key stakeholders.

At Hackney, we go that extra mile for our people and we offer a work environment which is stimulating, fast moving and supportive. We seek people with ambition, creativity and commitment to ensure our economic growth creates opportunities to transform the lives of our residents. 

If you share our values and ambitions and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please visit our website: to apply.

When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience. 

You are not required to submit a supporting statement or CV.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 12 December 2021

Interview date: W/C 3 and 10 January 2022

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive. 

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.

The Council has a dedicated employment support service (Hackney Works), which offers Hackney residents guidance in relation to applying for jobs. If you are thinking about applying for a job, please contact the Hackney Works team to find out what support is available: