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London Borough of Newham

Public Health Consultant

Job description

At the heart of the East End, well connected to major transport links and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the London Borough of Newham is an exciting place to work. It is home to one of the UK’s youngest and most ethnically diverse populations which presents unique opportunities for both professionals and residents. The Adults and Health Directorate is committed to the provision of efficient, high quality services and keeping our customers safe. We are delivering a programme to transform services including homelessness, social care, public health and integration with health. Newham is a young, diverse, vibrant and ambitious borough with a huge amount to offer to people who are innovative and creative in their thinking. It is a place that is being transformed and puts people at the heart of everything it does.

This is a permanent post to support the delivery of the boroughs Health & Wellbeing Strategy - Well Newham: 50 Steps to a Healthier Borough.

The post-holder will lead on and support on a number of areas within the strategy.

In addition the CPH will be responsible for:

•             Matrix managing staff.

•             Providing professional leadership to public health staff in Newham, and technical support in public health activities – ensuring high quality in public health analysis, advice and activities.

•             Delivering the public health work plan, meeting relevant milestone as required.

•             Provide public health specialist advice, technical skills and support to the Council and CCG and community partners

•             Working flexibly to deliver council priorities requiring specialist public health input as required.

Please see the job description for more information.

Please view Public Health Consultant jd

Closing date 18.4.222

Interviews: Will be online on Microsoft Teams

IMPORTANT: If you are an LBN member of staff and applying for this role as a secondment you should note that secondments are subject to the agreement of your current employing service. Please ensure that you inform your line manager of your intention to apply for the post in the first instance.

Additional Information

The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Newham is one of the youngest, most diverse, and vibrant boroughs in the UK. As an inclusive employer, we are committed to ensuring our workforce reflects our local population. We welcome and encourage applicants from under-represented groups, including applicants who are ethnically diverse and/or applicants who have a disability.

We are committed to creating an inclusive, anti-racist environment for all. When you apply for a job at Newham, your application is considered on its merits regardless of your age, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender identity or sexual orientation. If you share our vision and values, and you bring the experience and skills we need, that’s all that matters to us.

The London Borough of Newham has important responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you are appointed to a job that involves working with these groups, you may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.

The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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