Dudley is the heart of the historic Black Country and is an ambitious borough striving to develop resilient and safe communities with high aspirations and the ability to shape their own future. Our successful Public Health and Wellbeing Directorate work with local organisations, politicians, business and communities to deliver public health priorities through strength-based approaches.
Dudley’s Director of Public Health and Wellbeing is seeking to recruit a full time equivalent Consultant in Public Health/Heads of Service to provide strategic public health leadership across the council and wider partnerships. We have strong focus on tackling health inequalities, building healthier communities and creating places, services and models of working that strengthen and develop our approach to prevention. Successful candidates can be full, part time or job share and will have a track record of delivery as inspirational public health leaders, agile team players who have applied their high-level skills across their work to enable effective transformation, policy and programme development which embeds a public health approach. Candidates will already have professional registration or be able to demonstrate that they will achieve UKPHR registration within 12 months of their appointment.
Hours: 37.50 per week or part time/ job - share is considered.
Salary: Commensurate with NHS band 8D/medical
Post holders will form part of the Senior Leadership Team which includes 4 Consultants in Public Health, Head of Health Protection, Emergency Planning and Regulatory Services and will be supported by committed teams.
The first post is focussed on children and young people’s health and wellbeing including and the second is on place shaping, work in communities, health/wellbeing policy work and providing leadership to the Health and Wellbeing Board. However, we will shape the portfolios to successful applicants’ strengths and interests. These are rewarding roles which would suit an individual looking for the challenge to make a difference across our borough.
NB: We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date should a large number of applications be received.