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Commissioning Officer

Job Description

Commissioning Officer needed with Wokingham Borough Council

Start Date- ASAP

Location - Wokingham

Duration - Initially 6 months (may be extended)

Hours per week - Full time (37 hours per week)

Salary - £28 an hour


  • This is an operational placement officer position that has no management responsibilities attached
  • Staff are currently working from home, and are responsible for commissioning placements for vulnerable adults and children across a number of different provisions, including: residential, nursing care, supporting living, fostering services, post 16 and Parent & Child assessments
  • You will ensure that the wellbeing of adults and children are at the centre of all placement decisions to ensure we are meeting need and delivering the best outcomes; whilst achieving value for money

What is required?

  • Previous experience within a similar role
  • Educated to GCSE level A-C in English and Maths

If you are interested please call Jemma Molloy on 01772 208964 or email me your CV -

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS;

  • A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
  • Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!
  • An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
  • Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
  • Payroll service twice a week.
  • Ltd and PAYE payment options available.
  • Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.
  • Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.
  • DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.