Bury BL9£94,287 – £102,503 a yearJoin us and make a real difference to the health and care system in Bury.
The Bury One Commissioning Organisation (OCO) has been established to integrate the strategic commissioning of health and social care services for the people of Bury and deliver the place-based aims of the Bury 2030 Strategy. A joint venture between the Council and CCG, and with the Joint Strategic Commissioning Board as the focal point for the work, the forming of the OCO reflects the strength of our relationships and the opportunity to reduce health inequalities, improve the access and efficiency of services and support the wider well-being of the populations we serve. Working within the devolved Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, we are well positioned to create and deliver a commissioning structure that will meet our population’s future needs.
Following the recent appointment of the Executive Director of Strategic Commissioning, we are now looking to appoint to the Director of Secondary Care Commissioning. This is an exciting opportunity to join a newly created joint leadership team where you will play a key role in driving the CCG and Council’s joint ambitions to support individuals and communities to stay well; to maintain maximum independence in communities at times when support is needed; to avoid and minimise hospital and institutional admissions where possible and appropriate; develop collaboratively the future system role and of the secondary care sector in Bury; and ensure that necessary secondary care services are commissioned on a cost effective, safe, high performing, affordable and sustainable basis.
This is a new position in the joint single leadership team across the Council and the CCG, reporting to the Executive Director of Strategic Commissioning and will sit alongside the Director of Community Commissioning, Director of Nursing, Quality and Improvement, the Director of Public Health and the Children’s Commissioning Lead.
The Director of Secondary Care has responsibility for the leadership, management, development and operation of the commissioning of secondary and tertiary health care services as part of the single integrated health and social care commissioning function for health and social care services of the CCG and Council. The postholder will work to improve health and well-being outcomes and service quality, performance, value and cost with and for the people of Bury through the integrated commissioning of the services within the Secondary Care Commissioning pillar of the Directorate structure and for aligning this agenda with the wider goals of the Directorate, CCG, Council, other public service and community partners.
Specifically, in relation to Secondary Care, the postholder will be responsible for the oversight and delivery of following services: Secondary Care NHS services (both Elective and Non-Elective), Specialist NHS services (with GMHSC), Acute mental health services, Urgent Care, LCO provided Intermediate Tier services, Children’s secondary care and the achievement of NHS secondary care performance targets. These may be subject to change from time to time. The postholder will work successfully with colleagues across Greater Manchester on those issues of acute services that require a sectoral or conurbation wide perspective.
Candidates will need to have experience of large-scale, sustainable and transformational change in complex environments, including establishing effective performance measures, evaluating quality and delivering significant improvements in outcomes and performance, with a deep understanding and significant experience of NHS commissioning. You will also be able to demonstrate previous success in working across systems and beyond organisational boundaries, with a focus on development of pathways that link prevention and primary care to secondary care commissioning and be motivated by the opportunity to improve health and well-being outcomes and service quality, performance, and value for the people of Bury.
To be successful in the role you will need to have demonstrable evidence that you have the ability to build strong working relationships with a range of stakeholders and are passionate about delivering high quality and accessible health care services. If you have the energy and enthusiasm to support the Bury OCO transform commissioning and deliver whole system improvements for its population, we’d like to hear from you.