Strategic Commissioner - Adults’ Commissioning Team

2100009W Requisition #

Starting salary: £50,655

Job Level and Salary range: Level 5, Zone 2; £50,655 - £61,911 per annum  
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 21.6 (3 days)
Contract type: Permanent, Part time

Closing date: Sunday 27th June 2021

Interviews to be held: week commencing 5th July 2021
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion



About us


Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.


The role


Looking for the next challenge?

This is an exciting opportunity to work in the adults’ commissioning service as a strategic commissioner working on a range of commissioning projects. The post will take a lead on the commissioning and contract management of domiciliary homecare services for adults and ensure that these services develop alongside our ambitions for integrated working in local neighbourhoods.


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our People by clicking HERE


To be successful in this post, you will be educated to degree level or equivalent, preferably with a professional qualification in education, health or social care.  You will need extensive knowledge of adult social care services including good knowledge and understanding of domiciliary care services. Experience of commissioning including procurement is desirable but not essential for someone with relevant transferable skills.  We are looking for someone who has management experience, an ability to work collaboratively and in partnership with stakeholders and residents to deliver improved outcomes for residents.


You will have experience of dealing with and analysing information and of effectively communicating this information to others in oral or written form. You will have experience of writing and presenting reports to inform others about relevant issues and recommend appropriate future action.


Working for Camden


We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting communities, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.


At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.



Additional information


To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria listed in the Job Profile.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website


Asking for Adjustments


Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG

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