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Nottinghamshire County Council

Consultant in Public Health

Job description

An additional market factor supplement of £8000 applies to entire salary range.
Are you a Consultant in Public Health with ambition, energy and vision? If so, Nottinghamshire County Council has an exciting opportunity for you, working within a strong Public Health team to create change for our residents.
Health improvement and reducing inequalities are key to the Council's plan to deliver a healthier, greener and more prosperous Nottinghamshire. Nottinghamshire has an active Health and Wellbeing Board and a Joint Health & Wellbeing Strategy with ambitions and priorities reflected in the Integrated Care Plan for Nottingham & Nottinghamshire.
You would be part of a friendly Public Health division, led by the Director of Public Health, Deputy Director and four other Consultants. The wider team comprises over 60 colleagues bringing a range of multi-disciplinary skills and experiences. Our cultural priorities value outcomes, collaboration, nurturing potential, and strengthening the support and challenge we bring to each other.
If you have the ambition and expertise to help us make an impact for our residents, we want to hear from you.
You will require inclusion in the GMC Specialist Register/GDC Specialist List/UK Public Health Register for Public Health Specialists or within 6 months of gaining entry at interview date.
Our preference is for applications through the Council's system. Search online for Nottinghamshire County Council vacancies.
Provisional interview date: 20 November 2023.

Main duties of the job

As Consultant in Public Health you will be stimulated by a portfolio which spans the domains of Public Health to stretch and develop you.
The successful candidate will join a vibrant Council with engaged political leadership and a commitment to cross-Council working to deliver better outcomes for residents, especially who are those least advantaged.
The post holder will take responsibility for a strategic objective of the local authority and the Health & Wellbeing Board and act as a change agent to enable delivery of relevant outcome indicators from the public health, NHS and social care outcome frameworks. They will work across organisations, be able to influence budgets held by those organisations as well as to advocate for change effectively. They may hold direct managerial responsibility for services and budgets which directly contribute to these objectives and will also have substantial strategic responsibilities across the Council and other agencies.
The post holder will be expected to have been certified by the Faculty of Public Health (FPH) as having specialist expertise across the full range of competencies as set out by the FPH. In negotiation with the DPH, the post holder may be asked to take on responsibilities that are underpinned by any of the FPH competencies. Post holders will be expected to maintain both general expertise as well as develop topic-based expertise as required by the DPH.

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