We are looking to recruit a Consultant in Public Health to lead a dynamic and engaged team that are passionate about the work that they do. The central aim of the Public Health service in Wokingham is improve the health of local residents, reduce avoidable differences in health and to support residents to make positive health choices. The Consultant in Public Health will work closely with the Head of Public Health in the delivery of this aim while embedding public health practice throughout the organisation and working closely with partners and residents.
The role will work to ensure that residents have access to effective and efficient public health services, securing continuous improvements in quality and value. The post-holder will contribute to achieving the Council’s vision and actively contribute to the corporate and strategic objectives of the directorate in collaboration with the Council’s Corporate Management Team, Elected Members, employees, external partners, residents and service users.
Wokingham Public Health Service also have a commitment to the Berkshire wide Public Health Team to support in specific key topics through matrix working or at times of health protection need. The Public Health consultant will be required to work closely with the Berkshire West public health hub team and other local public health teams in Berkshire to maximise the collective impact on improving the public’s health. This includes supporting the Strategic Director of Public Health in their duties and collaborating with NHS partners on health and care programme design, prevention and integration work.
For a full job description or informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Ingrid Slade, Head of Public Health in Wokingham Borough Council on Ingrid.firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 11pm, 5th December 2021
Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.