Hourly rate: £65.22
Start date: ASAP
Duration: 3 months initially
Location: Midlands
Working: Hybrid model with a mix of remote and on-site working

Job Summary

The post holder will work as part of a single senior management team and this role will lead the management and delivery of the 111/999 contracts. The role will have responsibility and accountability for agreeing the contractual terms and associated commissioning arrangements, whilst also supporting the development of new commissioning and provision models through the creation of Integrated Care Systems and more collaborative and Place-based working.

Specific Duties

  • Act as a Director Lead within the developing local commissioning architecture across the area and influencing and supporting the future development of regional commissioning alongside other leads.
  • Responsibility for leading the commissioning and improvement work-stream programmes of the regional contracts, and 111/999 including planning, negotiations, contracting, performance and all projects which supports and enables an environment of continuous improvement to deliver on all the 111/999 targets and programmes of improvement.
  • Delivery of the national, regional and local targets relating to 111/999 contracts, regional and local urgent care strategies, quality premia, performance benchmarks and other targets established through commissioners and local providers.
  • Ensure that the programme systematically prioritises patient safety and improving quality of services for patients, and that this commitment by commissioners is recognised and respected by stakeholders including patients and service users.
  • Ensure that the commissioning of the service is fully aligned with the quality agenda, and is reflected in the contracts, and contracting process.
  • Support the modernisation of 111/999 services supporting key service reviews and developing appropriate strategies across the health and social care community systematically

Suitable candidates will be educated to masters level in relevant subject or equivalent level of experience of working at a similar level in specialist area and have proven and significant leadership experience in the delivery of large scale NHS projects/programmes.

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