Working together with the Director of Public Health, this post will help develop and deliver the Councils’ high profile Public Health agenda to benefit the Councils’ stakeholders, communities and local residents.
This is an opportunity to make a lasting difference to the life chances of children and adults in an area that has some of the most significant health inequalities, through actively engaging, communicating and influencing decision making within the Councils, across partners and with local residents. The role includes supporting the health inequalities programmes as well as being responsible for the day-to-day operational management of the Public Health team, ensuring efficient use of human and financial resources to meet service requirements.
As part of this role, you will help drive forward our six priorities: integration, personalisation, market shaping, safeguarding, prevention and quality assurance. This is an opportunity to take a transformational approach to Public Health. If you are passionate about delivering high quality services that will improve people’s lives, we would like to hear from you.
Please refer to the Job Description for more information
The post-holder requires a Masters Degree with a high level of understanding of epidemiology and statistics, public health practice, health promotion, health economics and health care evaluation or relevant experience. This will include experience of working with a wide range of partners and organisations, including local authorities, voluntary sector organisations and NHS clinicians on health improvement and reduction of inequalities.
Inclusion in the GMC Full and Specialist Register with a license to practice/GDC Specialist List (or be eligible for registration within six months of interview) or Inclusion in the UK Public Health Register (UKPHR) for Public Health Specialists (or be eligible for registration within six months of interview) is essential.
In return, you can look forward to a package that includes a competitive salary, a high-quality pension scheme and excellent learning and development opportunities.
**Please apply online explaining how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification and job description. CV’s alone will not be considered for this role. **
We reserve the right to extend or close this vacancy early without warning subject to the volume of suitable applicants.
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