Internal Applicants Only
The Contracts Section works with operational teams across the social work service to develop policies, procedures and working methods to facilitate tendering and procurement to enable the commissioning and delivery of social care services across Fife, which will ensure the delivery of high quality care at the point of need, while adhering to current procurement legislation and promoting best value to the Council.
The section is also responsible for calculating the contribution from service users to the costs of their care and paying providers for care commissioned.
The Contracts Section is also responsible for the application of the Monitoring and Evaluation Framework in relation to grant-funding for the voluntary sector.
You will manage a busy social work office, including clerical workloads, monitoring quality, cash and financial systems, maintain Health and Safety, provide advice for operational teams and managers, be the first point of contact for queries and provide occasional cover across the area as required.
Extensive general office experience and significant working knowledge of MS Word and Excel are essential.
Two Higher Grades, or equivalent, and supervisory qualification or training are also an essential requirement.
The ability to prioritise, multi-task, support and manage staff, and work to strict deadlines are pre-requisite to the job.
A confidential and positive approach to duties and a strong attention to detail is required.
The ability to travel throughout Fife is essential.
Online applications are encouraged, however if you wish to complete a paper application form please ensure that you contact the telephone number stated and a form will be sent to you. Please note that you must complete the application form sent for this specific job otherwise we are unable to accept your application.