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Strategic Commissioner - Mental Health

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    Social Work

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  • Salary:

    £375 - £400 per day

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    Anthony Scargill

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

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Akton Recruitment are looking for a Strategic Commissioner to join the Mental Health service within the local authority in Wokingham.
* The post holder will be responsible for identifying the range of mental health need for people aged 18 years and over in Wokingham Borough and future projections of need for adult mental health and older people's mental health for the next 5 years.
* The post holder will map existing provision for adults and older adults and identify gaps in services for those needing statutory services and for those with lower level mental health needs in the community.
* The post holder will take into account national policy, mental health law, targets and standards in developing the strategy
* The post holder will identify interfaces with other provision and consult on how these could be managed effectively.
* The post holder will be responsible for commissioning, redesign, project management and development of a portfolio of projects across Mental Health services.
This is a full time, contract based role, working Monday - Friday, 09:17:00, paying a day rate of £375-£400 depending on experience. The initial contract is due to end 24/05/2021 with a view to extend. This is a highly qualified role and it's essential you have experience in this role similar and within a local authority setting to be considered.
If this role is right for you, get in touch now!