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Hampshire County Council

Senior Public Health Practitioner (Physical Activity and Climate Change)

Job description

Are you wanting to develop your career in public health or looking for a new challenge? Then this job could be for you.

Hampshire County Council is looking for a senior public health practitioner to join a supportive pro-active public health team with the benefits of hybrid working.

The role combines two key public health priorities: physical activity and climate change. It will support our partners to take a public health approach to increasing physical activity levels across the county, with a particular focus on inequalities. The role will help shape and deliver Hampshire County Council public health leadership for the Council’s response to Climate Change and other key strategies.

The role will support the Director of Public Health to deliver elements of the Public Health Strategy, Healthy Weight Strategy and wider Council priorities.

The successful candidate will have a sound understanding of Public Health with expertise or experience in the areas above. Experience of working in a Local Authority or similar setting is desirable but not essential.

Key Requirements:
Educated to Masters degree level in Public Health or equivalent.
Public health or equivalent experience, including experience of implementing health or health-related strategies and policies, project managing public health programmes and managing and facilitating change.
Good understanding of the wider determinants of health and inequalities and current public health policy. Good understanding of public health and the concepts, principles and models underpinning health improvement
Strong project management skills and the ability to innovate.
Ability to analyse complex datasets and performance data and present highly complex data clearly and concisely to audiences of all capabilities and attitudes.

Salary: £41,562 – £46,776 per annum
Hours: 37 per week
Work location: Hybrid model of working with team members working in the office (Elizabeth II Court, Winchester) and at home.
Contract: Permanent
Closing date: 25th October.

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