Job Vacancies

Safer Communities National Project Manager 

Closing Date: 3rd February 2020

About the Role

This post is jointly funded by the Welsh Local Government Association and Policing in Wales (the Police and Crime Commissioners and Chief Constables).

It will build on existing work to drive improved and successful delivery of Community Safety Partnership Working in Wales based on the revised and agreed vision for community safety in Wales (https://gov.wales/working-together-safer-communities-review). 

The post-holder will work closely with and be accountable to the Safer Communities Board members which includes elected members and Police and Crime Commissioners, local government and the police, and other partners to: -

  • continue to promote, support and facilitate the reinvigoration and embedding of local, regional and national leadership and partnership working across Wales,
  • be responsible for keeping stakeholders up to date with policy and practice developments in community safety and related areas; and
  • provide opportunities for sharing emerging and evidenced best practice on the coordination and local delivery of community safety priorities.

Information about the Safer Communities Board

This post will primarily support and take forward the work of the Safer Communities Board, supporting and enabling the Board to provide leadership, oversight and direction to community safety work across Wales.  The Board has been established by local government and policing in Wales, involving other partners, with the aim of providing effective shared leadership to support local partnership working to support safe, strong and more confident communities.

The Board will provide shared national leadership in tackling and addressing community safety issues, including identifying new and emerging shared priorities for cation and ensuring a supportive policy, practice and partnership infrastructure is in place to enable successful delivery, locally and regionally as most appropriate.  It will also promote joined-up approach nationally and locally to related initiatives and projects such as the Violence Prevention Unit, the ACE’s Hub and Early Action Together to highlight the importance of prevention and early intervention approaches and ensuring they are embedded in practice locally, regionally and nationally in Wales.

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Posted by Jenna Redfern 17 January 2020 11:11:00

Programme Support Officer – National Commissioning Board (Social Services and Health) 

Closing Date: 20th January 2020, Midday

About the Role


Based within the Social Services and Housing Directorate in the WLGA, the post holder will support the programme manager in providing specialist policy advice and support on all aspects of Health and Social Care commissioning strategy and practice to the National Commissioning Board in order to support and improve commissioning practices. The Post holder will work to support and facilitate the work of the Board and delivery of its agreed workplan.

 

Information about the National Commissioning Board Wales


The National Commissioning Board has been established with the broad purpose of improving the quality of commissioning in Wales and developing effective practice in relation to integrated commissioning between local authorities and local health boards. The Board's membership is made up of representatives from: Local Authority; NHS; Regional Partnership Boards; Providers; Third Sector; Social Care Wales; WLGA; and Welsh Government.


The primary aims of the Board are to:

  • provide an authoritative voice and play a central role in building vison and setting a national direction for the commissioning of health, social care and wellbeing services in Wales
  • maintain a national perspective on markets and provide direction for the development of a stable and diverse health and social care market in Wales that includes an appropriate balance of public, private and social value sector provision.
  • work with partners to develop and support commissioner networks that provide a coherent approach to improving commissioning and procurement practice across Wales
  • influence national policy and advise key stakeholders on the approaches and resources required to deliver effective commissioning for sustainable health and care services.
  • drive the development, implementation and sharing of good practice and provide support to Regional Partnership Boards to fulfil their duties in relation to effective regional commissioning and pooling of funds.
  • support the delivery of A Healthier Wales through effective integrated regional commissioning of health and care services.
  • create a conducive climate, with appropriate mechanisms for constructive engagement between commissioners and providers in order to effectively respond to the needs of service users (all age)


The Board itself reports via the National Social Care Partnership Board and the A Healthier Wales Transformation Board and is supported by an Executive Group. Funding has been agreed by Welsh Government for two years initially (2019-21) to support the administration and delivery of the Boards agreed work programme, with the WLGA hosting the administrative staff/arrangements that support the Board.

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Posted by Jenna Redfern 19 December 2019 14:27:00

Head of Policy to the National Commissioning Board (Social Services and Health) 

Closing Date: 20th January 2020, Midday

About the Role


Based within the Social Services and Housing Directorate in the WLGA, the post holder will provide leadership and programme management to the National Commissioning Board. The Post holder will work to the joint chairs of the National Commissioning Board, providing specialist advice and support on all aspects of health and social care commissioning strategy and practice and will be responsible for driving forward the work of the board and ensuring successful delivery of its agreed work plan.
 

 

Information about the National Commissioning Board Wales


The National Commissioning Board has been established with the broad purpose of improving the quality of commissioning in Wales and developing effective practice in relation to integrated commissioning between local authorities and local health boards. The Board's membership is made up of representatives from: Local Authority; NHS; Regional Partnership Boards; Providers; Third Sector; Social Care Wales; WLGA; and Welsh Government.


The primary aims of the Board are to:

  • provide an authoritative voice and play a central role in building vison and setting a national direction for the commissioning of health, social care and wellbeing services in Wales
  • maintain a national perspective on markets and provide direction for the development of a stable and diverse health and social care market in Wales that includes an appropriate balance of public, private and social value sector provision.
  • work with partners to develop and support commissioner networks that provide a coherent approach to improving commissioning and procurement practice across Wales
  • influence national policy and advise key stakeholders on the approaches and resources required to deliver effective commissioning for sustainable health and care services.
  • drive the development, implementation and sharing of good practice and provide support to Regional Partnership Boards to fulfil their duties in relation to effective regional commissioning and pooling of funds.
  • support the delivery of A Healthier Wales through effective integrated regional commissioning of health and care services.
  • create a conducive climate, with appropriate mechanisms for constructive engagement between commissioners and providers in order to effectively respond to the needs of service users (all age)


The Board itself reports via the National Social Care Partnership Board and the A Healthier Wales Transformation Board and is supported by an Executive Group. Funding has been agreed by Welsh Government for two years initially (2019-21) to support the administration and delivery of the Boards agreed work programme, with the WLGA hosting the administrative staff/arrangements that support the Board.

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Posted by Jenna Redfern 19 December 2019 14:25:00
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