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Commissioning Assistant

£21,968 per year (ERYC Grade 5)
Term Entry
Fixed term until 31 March 2024
Type Hours
Full Time (37 hours per week)
Monday to Friday
County Hall, Cross Street, Beverley, HU17 9BA (Some travel may be required)
Closing date
Job closes on 16 June
Interview date
Interview is 4 July
Service area
Service area: Commissioning and Partnerships
Job reference
Job reference: CMPS000055
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The job itself

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Commissioning and Intelligence Team for a Commissioning Assistant. The Commissioning and Intelligence Team is a dynamic, rewarding, and fast paced environment, which undertakes the planning, design and commissioning of adult social care in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

We are looking for someone with excellent IT skills, used to working with large data sets, with particular reference to Excel.

Key requirements:

  • Ablilty to analyse data sets
  • Experience of monitoring performance and providing management reports
  • Present oral and written information, both in formal and informal settings
  • Clear, thorough and accurate in their work
  • Ability to plan and organise own work to meet workload targets and deadlines
  • Ability to interpret, guidance, devise and document processes
  • Build rapport with colleagues in operational teams, and develop and use informal and formal networks

The Candidate:

You will:

  • Be a self-motivated and an enthusiastic individual
  • Have a positive attitude and the ability to work under pressure
  • Be an experienced computer user (both Microsoft Office Packages and database systems)
  • Have the ability to analyse and manipulate large data sets
  • Have the ability to develop and maintain strong and positive working relationships
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Possess a practical and logical approach to problem solving
  • Be able to respond to high volumes of work and have a positive attitude to change
  • Be a team player, recognising that success depends on the effectiveness of the team

The team can facilitate a blended working (home and office) approach with some degree of flexibility around start and finish times.

When completing the supporting statement within the application form, please ensure you cover all the points detailed on the essential criteria of the employee specification, otherwise you may not be shortlisted for an interview. Candidates offered an interview will be required to complete an Excel test.

If you consider that you meet the above requirements, we would be pleased to receive an application from you.


Want to know more?

Get in touch for more information.

Carole Pickburn
Senior Commissioning and Development Lead
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Additional information

Remote working

The Council offers many remote working opportunities as part of our commitment to providing flexibility wherever possible for our employees.

Pay and reward

The Council is undertaking a review of pay and reward as part of its ambitions to attract and retain employees by having effective pay and development structures in place to support modern ways of working and to support the provision of Council services which meet local priorities. Please note that the future terms and conditions of this post may change following the outcome of this review.

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Some travel across East Riding of Yorkshire may be required, applicants must be able to transport themselves.

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