Care Home Contracts Officer

Job details
Posting date: 23 May 2024
Salary: £25,119 to £27,803 per year
Additional salary information: Competitive
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 21 June 2024
Location: SP1, Stafford, ST16 2DH
Company: Staffordshire County Council
Job type: Contract
Job reference: staffscc/TP/15565/2093

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We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to join our existing team as a Care Home Contract Officer. It is an exciting opportunity to work in a busy, fast paced team!

Our Care Home Team has responsibility for the contractual management of approximately 600 contracts with external providers of residential and nursing care home services.

This is a fixed term post and previous applicants need not apply.

Main Responsibilities

This role is responsible for the evaluation of new applications from providers to become contracted with the Council. You will also be responsible for the production variations to existing contracts and produce reports to support the Care Home Team.

You will liaise with a variety of internal colleagues and also with our providers to address any queries they may have. You will work as part of a supportive team and full training will be given.

This is post is for 22 hours per week and we can be flexible in how this is worked, either over three or five days.

The Ideal Candidate

For this role you will:

  • Have good communication and time management skills.
  • Be able to develop effective working relationships and provide excellent customer service.
  • Be able to use produce accurate work using a variety of computer systems.

An understanding of social care and charging would be beneficial but isn’t essential as a training programme will be provided, as well as ongoing support and development.

About Staffordshire County Council

We are no ordinary county council:

Our Values:

The core of who we are as an organisation. Just like we all have personal values that shape our thoughts and behaviour, organisational values drive how we think and act collectively.

Our values were created and shaped by colleague feedback and national best practice and they sit at the heart of People Strategy:

We have a real sense of community spirit that brings our people together. This feeling of belonging means we are all connected to what we do and take pride in the difference we make every day for Staffordshire people. We are ambitious and our sights are set firmly on a better future.

We look forward and race ahead - that goes for your career too.

Our benefits:

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance.

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to Our rewards and benefits - Careers at Staffordshire

Our recruitment process:

As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, a Gold Award Armed Forces employer and our commitment to supporting care leavers - we offer a guaranteed interview as long as your application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

As you’ll know safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people/vulnerable adults is important to us and that’s why this position is subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. If applicable you should disclose details of unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme

Disability Confident
About Disability Confident
A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.

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