Doncaster Council

Public Health Improvement Coordinator

Job description

Due to current Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions we are following Government advice and this may result in interviews being held via video call. There’s never been a more exciting time to join Doncaster Council. We are passionate about Doncaster - it’s a great place to live, do business and visit. We have plenty to shout about – Doncaster is the UK’s best connected location, we have many major developments in the pipeline, a vibrant urban centre with a thriving arts and cultural scene, sport and leisure attractions, wonderful green spaces and a fascinating heritage. We firmly believe, as do our partners, that Doncaster is the place to be with a bright future and ambitions ahead of it. But don’t just take our word for it – anyone joining the council, can look forward to expanding their knowledge and skills in a dynamic, creative and nurturing environment while truly making a difference to the communities we serve. This is an exciting opportunity to support an emerging agenda across the Public Health team and beyond in Doncaster. The post holder will primarily be responsible for: Supporting a whole systems approach to delivering health and wellbeing services in Doncaster that advocates for social justice and reducing inequalities Development, implementation, and promotion of a compassionate approach to health and wellbeing that is sympathetic and realistic regarding circumstances and human behaviour Champion approaches to health improvement and health promotion that tackle stigma; builds up individuals strengthens self-efficacy and self-worth; and provides a clear message that everyone is valued. Provide advice and expertise to support commissioning of health and wellbeing services with a view to embedding compassionate approach principles Working with regional and national colleagues to share best practice and embed compassionate approach principles across the health and wellbeing landscape A knowledge of health inequalities and wider determinants of health is essential and it would be advantageous for the person to have experience of commissioning and/or delivering health and wellbeing services. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal skills and be confident in communicating complex information using a variety of formats to stakeholders at all levels. Further details about the responsibilities and requirements of the role are contained in the job profile and role summary. In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer you the chance to be part of a great team dedicated to ensuring that all people in Doncaster thrive. You will also have access to a variety of attractive employee benefits including competitive leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and access to a range of staff discount and flexible benefits schemes. Visit our Working in Doncaster page to find out more. Shortlisting will commence 24/06/21 and it is anticipated that interviews will be held on 09/07/21. For further details or an informal chat please contact: Carrie Wardle, Tel: 01302 734471, email address carrie.wardle@doncaster.gov.uk This post involves working with children/ adults and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check Confirmation of appointment will be subject to a medical assessment. English Fluency Duty Under The Immigration Act 2016: As you are applying for a customer facing role, you must have the ability to converse easily with customers being able to provide advice and guidance in accurate spoken English...

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