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Hampshire County Council

Graduate Trainee Public Health Practitioner HCC609747

Job description

Are you passionate about improving the health of your community and addressing health inequalities (avoidable difference in health) of the most vulnerable?

Do you want to develop a career in Public Health and support evidence based and innovative public health projects?

Do you have a degree or postgraduate degree in Public Health or related discipline such as Health Promotion, Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Human Geography, Anthropology

Do you live in either of the Hampshire County Council or Southampton City Council geographies?

If your answers are yes to the above questions, then this exciting opportunity may be for you.

We strive to represent the diverse communities of Hampshire and are passionate about creating an environment where all staff and volunteers feel respected and heard. Being a diverse organisation with an inclusive culture is integral to us being able to meet our aim of ensuring that we reduce the unfair gap in healthy life years between the most and least healthy.

To grow a diverse and representative workforce we particularly welcome applications from: 

  • People from a minority ethnic group. 
  • People with personal experience or links with communities experiencing health inequalities and social exclusion.
  • People living with a long-term health condition or disability.
  • People from a community experiencing deprivation.

    About the graduate trainee role

    Hampshire County Council are recruiting a Public Health Practitioner Graduate Trainee to start work in September 2023. This will be a 2.5-year fixed term contract. During the 2.5 years, you will gain hands-on experience of public health delivery.

    You will be supported through a structured development programme, building on your existing knowledge through further training and education to broaden your knowledge, understanding and application across all areas of public health.

    There will be the opportunity to complete placements and/or projects to gain a broad understanding across the three domains of public health and undertake the UKPHR Public Health Practitioner registration process to become a registered Public Health Practitioner.

    To find out more visit: Graduate Trainee 

    If you missed our webinar, please view the slides: Public Health Graduate Trainee Information Session (

    In return, we are committed to your continued personal development and offer an extensive Benefits Package. We recognise the benefits hybrid working can bring, so you’ll be able to work remotely (with equipment provided) with office-based working in Winchester once a fortnight. You may be required to visit other locations within Hampshire to attend training and meetings, and therefore need to have the ability to travel, as necessary. 

    Please note that you must have the right to work in the UK to be eligible for this role.

    For more information and to apply, click 'Apply Here'.
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