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It’s our staff that makes us one of the leading CSUs in the country. We are committed to retaining the best people in order to provide an excellent service to our customers. We invest in our staff by offering  excellent pay, benefits, training and career progression .

We currently have a very talented, enthusiastic and driven workforce who deliver innovative, efficient and effective commissioning support. We are a dedicated and innovative organisation, always looking for new talent to join us.

If you’re passionate about making a difference and want to work for an organisation where your experience and contributions are valued, join us at NEL.

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Primary Care Commissioning Manager

Band 7

Main area
Band 7
37.5 Hours per week
Job ref
Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group
Employer type
Kirkdale House
£37,886 - £47,705 pa incl HCA
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Waltham Forest CCG’s mission is to commission and deliver leading edge quality health services which are valued and chosen by our local population. We seek and consider the views of users, patients, carers and the public, and are part of the culture of developing and delivering local healthcare services.


Ensuring the provision of sustainable, safe, responsive and high quality local health services for all residents of Waltham Forest across our diverse community through clinically led, evidence based commissioning and working in conjunction with the population of Waltham Forest and our partners in the Local Authority to see the health of Waltham Forest residents improve.

Specifically we want:

• An increase in life expectancy and reduction in the gap in life expectancy across Waltham Forest;
• The quality of our community services to recommend our ‘care closer to home strategy’;
• Waltham Forest residents to be passionate about their own health; and
• Waltham Forest to be known as the place where evidence meets the needs of the patient.


• Putting patients first
• Transparency and openness
• Fairness
• Being evidence and quality driven
• Maximise population benefit
• Maximise value for money
• Collaboration and engagement

NHS Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group is a strong and growing organisation that is playing a key role in shaping and delivering the local and regional health agenda. The CCG is made up of 41 member practices, divided into three localities, serving a population of approximately 271,170 residents.

We are currently seeking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic Primary Care Commissioning Manager to join the team to support our ambitious and exciting health care commissioning and transformation agenda.  We are a fully delegated CCG and are seeking to appoint a person with primary care contracting, commissioning and project delivery experience that can work in accordance with local and national commissioning strategies.

You will be responsible for leading the commissioning and development of primary care contracts, developing effective working relationships between contracting, commissioning, performance management, service transformation and primary care to ensure that the implications of commissioning decisions are appropriately reflected in service delivery.

Working within the primary care team, you will provide effective project management skills and experience in the design, development and implementation of NHS primary care planning and transformation projects.  Experience of working closely with GPs and other health/ primary care practitioners is essential.

We are a clinically led organisation and you will work closely with our clinical leads and help deliver their leadership into practical changes on the ground.

Closing date: 09/12/2018

Interview date: 20/12/2018

NHS Waltham Forest  CCG as with all other NHS bodies, has a statutory duty to ensure that it makes arrangements to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people that reflect the needs of the children they deal with; and to protect vulnerable adults from abuse or the risk of abuse.

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For further information please contact: Aysha Patel- Head of Primary Care, aysha.patel@nhs.net

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