Commissioning Service Support Officer

Greenwich, London (Greater)
£24462 - £25809
21 May 2019
03 Jun 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Join us in Royal Greenwich!

  • Would you like to develop a career within commissioning?
  • Do you want to be part of a creative and dynamic team?
  • Would you like to contribute to delivering good outcomes for children and young people?

Joint Commissioning Service Support Officer (Permanent)

Salary scale: Scales 5

We are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic person who wants to make a difference to the lives of children and young people in the borough.

As Joint Commissioning Service Support Officer, you will support the commissioning and monitoring of high quality provision for children and young people. You will;

  • Provide critical administrative and business support to a busy Joint Commissioning Service, this includes organising and supporting meetings, supporting contract monitoring and producing reports to support performance monitoring of service providers.
  • Support on a range of projects related to the work of the team
  • Be interested and proactive in developing your understanding of commissioning; this includes commissioning of placements and services for children and young people

We are committed to the professional development of our staff, and we see this role as a development role for someone who is interested perusing career in commissioning and local government.

Royal Borough of Greenwich is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any roles which involve working with children, young people or vulnerable adults, or roles in which the duties will involve access to sensitive information relating to children, young people or vulnerable adults, the Royal Borough will take up references prior to interview. You should provide details of referees including your current and previous employers, covering the last 5 years. Candidates can request for us not to send a reference request to their current employer prior to interview by emailing us at As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy, a full employment history is also required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment. Unless otherwise stated, a Basic DBS check will be undertaken as part of the pre-employment checks for successful candidates.

Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated

A full employment history is required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment.

Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application.