Commissioning and Quality Monitoring Officer

£32,910 per annum, ERYC Grade 11
Beverley and surrounding area
Employment type
Full Time
Closing date
Job closes on 11 October
Job reference
Job reference: CYSP000230
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The job itself

Job Term: Permanent

Appointment Type: Full Time

Days of work: Monday - Friday

Hours per week: 37

Place of Work: County Hall, Beverley


Are you passionate about improving outcomes for Children and Young people in East Riding? Do you understand the modern commissioning landscape? If so, this exciting opportunity could be the role for you.

All local authorities face significant challenges in securing the best possible provision and services for their children and young people. The successful candidate will understand the importance of developing productive relationships with providers to create quality and diverse provision. They will be able to demonstrate creativity in their approach to meeting the needs of East Riding's most vulnerable children and young people.

We are looking for a dedicated, organised and committed individual, with commissioning experience, to join the team in the role of Commissioning and Quality Monitoring Officer.

The Children’s Commissioning and Quality Monitoring team work across the whole a range of children’s services and you may be involved in work in a number of different service areas, including SEND, Children Looked After and early help and prevention. 

The key aspects of the role will include:

Needs analysis, reviewing current provision, identifying gaps in provision and developing new provision where required.

Developing and designing service specifications which deliver high quality, responsive and efficient services within allocated resources. 

Ensuring the views of users (including young people and their families) are taken into account to support and inform commissioning activity.

The successful candidates  must be able use their own initiative and have:

  • Experience and knowledge of commissioning and quality assurance of services plus development of service specifications.
  • A sound knowledge of the key legislation that underpins children’s services, including Children Looked After and Fostering, preparing for adulthood, the SEND code of practice, along with an awareness and understanding of children’s social care, special educational needs and disability.
  • The ability to work closely with partners to develop services to meet the needs of vulnerable children and young people.

This is an exciting time to be working with a highly regarded team in a very high quality local authority.

For further information please contact Sarah Keenan at


Closing date: 11th October 2020

Interview date: week commencing 19th October 2020 - this will be virtual via Teams


Please find a link below to download the job outline and employee specification:

Job Outline and Employee specification (PDF file, download size 350 kb)

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