Service Care Solutions Ltd

Commissioning Manager

Do you have a proven track record in procurement and a passion for improving patient care pathways?

Walsall Council are seeking a highly experienced individual to lead the development and implementation of a new block contract for nursing care providers.

This is a crucial role in streamlining our discharge pathway and reducing the average cost of nursing beds for adults and older people.

Duration - 3 month plus ongoing

Pay: £400 a day

Location: Hybrid (being on-site based on business requirement)

About the Role:

  • Lead the procurement process for a new block contract with nursing care providers in Walsall.

  • Develop a comprehensive service specification outlining the requirements for nursing care services within the ICS discharge pathway.

  • Engage with potential providers, ensuring strong understanding and support for the new approach.

  • Oversee the implementation of the block contract, ensuring smooth transition and ongoing effectiveness.

  • Monitor and analyze data to track the impact of the contract on cost reduction and service quality.

We are looking for a candidate with:

  • Extensive experience in managing complex procurement processes within the healthcare sector.

  • Proven ability to develop clear and comprehensive service specifications.

  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills to engage with a diverse range of stakeholders.

  • Strong analytical skills and experience in data analysis to evaluate the effectiveness of the contract.

  • A background in Residential and Nursing and/or Hospital Discharge Commissioning for Adults and Older People (essential).

  • Immediate availability to begin work (essential).

If you are interested or know of anyone who may be, please contact Kat at Service Care Solutions on 01772208964 or email me at

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including:

  • A specialist consultant within an experience and dedicated recruitment team

  • Excellent rates of pay

  • Payroll service twice a week

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.

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