Team Leader, Policy and Commissioning PKC06919
£44,898 – £48,352 Fixed Term (for 12 months)
Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
This is a new and exciting role for the team which will concentrate on health related issues we experience across the services we commission. The focus will be on our Care Homes, both those for older people and learning disabilities. You will be working in a busy diverse team and therefore the scope of this post will expand and your work may include a variety of projects and experiences. You will lead and manage a team working across the Policy & Commissioning service of the HSCP. You will be required to represent the team to the HSCP, PKC, and other organisations as required and to provide accurate and timely feedback on changes or requirements that impact on the work capacity of the team. To work to the principles of continuous improvement, professionalism, integrity and best value for the role of the team and as an individual. Working in partnership with other Team Leaders in the team and across the partnership. To co-ordinate and lead the Policy & Commissioning input into HSCP and PKC priorities as required. Assist in developing a team which is flexible, accessible, approachable and solutions focused.
We are seeking interest from a dynamic and solution focused person with a passion for improving quality of care. It would be advantageous and desirable that you have worked in a health role capacity. Ability to ensure there are appropriate, sufficient and effective communication channels in place for the team, service and organisation. Able to contribute to the development and design of policies to ensure commissioned services’ objectives are aligned to the strategic priorities of the HSCP. Proven ability to communicate complex and potentially contentious information in a way that is able to meet the needs of a variety of stakeholders, both internally and externally. Skills to develop, motivate, inspire and manage the performance of the team. Ability to undertake supervision through one to one support meetings for team members that also helps to ensure that the training and developmental needs of the team are met, as appropriate and as planned within the regular one to one meetings. Undertake line management duties for team members including authorising leave, managing sickness absence, managing discipline and carrying out performance review and development. Experience to allocate, supervise and assess the priority of work of the team while acting as a support and mentor to team members. Possess a working knowledge and experience of relevant current legislation and practice in Policy and Commissioning . Experience of negotiating and evaluating contracts that have a variety of specifications covering provision of complex needs
Solutions-based management approach to the work and people of the team to support the HSCP and PKC contracts across all of Perth & Kinross. Have an understanding of the role of Elected Members and the decision-making structures within the PKC and HSCP.
For further information about this position, please contact Zoe Robertson on 01738 477888.
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