Supply Quality Officer
The Integrated Commissioning Team for Waltham Forest was established in March 2020 to improve the outcomes for the residents in Waltham Forest across Health and Social Care.
This exciting and dynamic team currently has a vacancy at a time when the health and social care systems look to Commissioning to transform the system, ensuring continuous development, value for money from the public purse as well as continuing to support many of the local responses to the COVID-19 outbreak. The Council is currently seeking to strengthen their Commissioning monitoring function.
We are seeking to recruit a Supplier Quality Officer to work as part of the Integrated Commissioning team. As a Supplier Quality Officer, you will work closely with our Commissioning & Safeguarding teams to monitor and report on the performance of a range of settings from our Adult Social Care markets including residential / nursing, homecare, day opportunities and supported living. Taking a proactive and risk-based approach, including visiting provider premises to carry out monitoring, you will play a key role in ensuring that our vulnerable residents are kept safe and that providers meet contractual standards and regulatory requirements. Where the performance of providers fall below our expectations, you will be responsible for placing commercial sanctions and ensuring that improvements are put in place.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an ability to effectively manage relationships with a range of providers and taking responsibility for delivering an excellent service to our customers and exercising commercial intelligence.
We encourage applications from candidates from a range of backgrounds and experiences, including those with experience in social care and health who are looking to develop their skills.
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population. We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace. The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives: - Promoting equality of opportunity - Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage - Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels. - Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all. Respecting Diversity is a core Council value. To support the above and reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting. The council also operates a scheme whereby, for jobs graded up to and including scale SO2, internal candidates are considered first. This includes those candidates who self-identify as having a disability for the purposes of the Disability Confident scheme. For more information, please refer to our recruitment and selection policy