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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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Contract and Provider Performance Assistant

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
NHS AfC: Band 5
6 Month Fixed Term Contract
37.5 hours per week
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Employer type
Becketts House/Vicarage Lane
£26.682 - £34,049 pa inc HCA
21/02/2019 23:59

NEL is an ambitious and innovative organisation that provides expert support and advice to NHS and other organisations to assist the delivery of improved health services. We deliver an extensive range of services including contracting, analytics, clinical services and ICT to name a few.

Our clients are based across London, Essex, Kent, Surrey, East Anglia and other parts of England.

We aim to be a trusted advisor and indispensable partner for our customers. We want to be an organisation that is thought of positively by people who work for us and with us and has a clear set of ethics and values that underpin everything we do.

To find out more about us please visit www.nelcsu.nhs.uk


North East London (NEL) POD is a single amalgamation of what used to be the BHR and WELC PODs. The POD has been designed to support the evolving needs of the ELHCP operating model to ensure we are aligning our services to meet the needs of our customers. We are excited about our future as a team and enthusiastic about discovering new and innovative ways of working together. We strive to deliver exceptional services in aiding positive health outcomes for patients within the North East London region, through our continuing support to the 7 CCG’s across the North East London Commissioning Alliance.

We are looking for two Contract and Provider Performance Assistants to join our team.

As the Contract and Provider Performance Assistant you will work as part of a dynamic team in delivering an effective service, supporting contract managers within the team. The post requires someone who can work to a high standard in organising and preparing a range of meetings including documentation and minute taking with a range of providers including Technical Sub Groups, Contract Review Groups, Clinical Quality Review, and various Service Development Groups. Other duties include multiple diary management, room bookings, and supporting project groups and will be required to assist in providing a range of contract supporting functions. Supporting the Contract Management team to administer the contracts on behalf of the ELHCP CCGs. This post requires excellent organisational skills, proven ability to work with conflicting and competing deadlines and priorities are also required.

Key tasks of the post:

The post holder will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality project, service, initiative and administrative support including information and analysis where needed, to the Contract Management MDT
  • The post holder is a key member of the team whose overarching goal is to enable, promote and support the effective use of data, information, knowledge and technology to improve, inform and support a portfolio of projects, services, and initiatives.
  • The post holder will provide the team with high quality of business administrative support and Ad-hoc duties
  • The job description and person specification are an outline of the tasks, responsibilities and outcomes required of the role. The job holder will carry out any other duties as may reasonably be required by their line manager.
  • The job description and person specification may be reviewed on an ongoing basis in accordance with the changing needs of the CSU.

For further details on this job, please refer to the JD attached. Please note that you must pay careful attention to the essentials and desirables of the job specification role when preparing your supporting statement.

For further information about this role, please contact Danny Lawlor, Assistant Director of CHS & Urgent Care Contract Management on 020-3688 1520 / danny.lawlor@nhs.net.

Interview date: 1st March 2019

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For further information about this role, please contact Danny Lawlor, Assistant Director of CHS & Urgent Care Contract Management on 020-3688 1520 / danny.lawlor@nhs.net.

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