Head of Joint Commissioning – Children

Employer: NHS North Kirklees CCG

Location: West Yorkshire

Salary: £52,306 to £60,983 per annum

Closing Date: 4/11/19

Interview Date: 13/11/19

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead and develop the integrated commissioning agenda for children and young people across Kirklees. Leading the development of a commissioning approach you will ensure the improvement of outcomes as identified in the Kirklees Children and Young Peoples Plan and the Integrated Commissioning Strategy. The role is a joint post across Kirklees CCGs and Kirklees Council, as such you will need to build and maintain relationships with all stakeholders whilst being able to work in a complex strategic environment.

The post will also have a number of specific functions including :

  • Being the lead commissioner for the CAMHS local transformation plan and manage a multi-agency commissioning team including clinical staff.
  • Being responsible for the joint commissioning arrangements between Kirklees Council and both CCGs in relation to the statutory duties required under the Children and Families Act.
  • Being lead commissioner for the looked after children health services

The post is initially a 12 month secondment opportunity so you will need the agreement of your current line manager prior to submitting an application.

Book Now to Meet the New Director of Children’s Services & Find Out About £20k Grants

Members' Meeting

TSL Kirklees Members’ Meeting: Focus on Children and Families

Thursday 13th June

2pm to 4pm

Huddersfield Mission

(Please aim to arrive for 1.45pm so that we can start promptly at 2pm as Mel Meggs has limited time available due to an Ofsted Inspection.)

This is a great opportunity for any local third sector organisations who work with children and families to meet and hear from Mel Meggs, the new Director of Children’s Services for Kirklees Council. We want to make sure that she’s aware of the range of vital and innovative work our members do in this field and so we’ll be presenting short case studies from some of our members. And as ever, there’ll be chance to network over tea and cake, make connections and build relationships, and find out who’s doing what in Kirklees.

In addition Groundwork will be telling us how groups in Kirklees can apply for grants of up to £20k for innovative projects around encouraging people into work, training & education (similar to our own Community Learning Works project).

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Meetings are free and open for members of TSL Kirklees, or for non-members who would like to visit before joining.  Membership starts from £12 per year.  Find out more.

 

An Invitation to Kirklees Youth Summit

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Mel Meggs, new Director for Children’s Services for Kirklees Council invites you to attend a Youth Summit on Friday 24th May 2019.  The event will be held at Cathedral House, St Thomas’ Road, Huddersfield  HD1 3LG.  Time: 9am for 9.30 start – 3pm finish.

This is an exciting event that will give you the opportunity to contribute to shaping the development of a practice model to tackle serious violence, gangs and issues affecting young people across Kirklees.

We have confirmed a number of speakers including Anne Longfield; Children’s Commissioner for England, Mark Burns-Williamson; Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire, Professor Paul Thomas; University of Huddersfield and young people themselves.

Refreshments on arrival at 9.00am for a 9.30am start

The event will finish at approximately 3pm

To book a place at this event, please click on the following Link