We are seeking to appoint Head of Public Health who will work to improve the wellbeing and health of the people of Bradford.This is a permanent post, and we are looking for candidates who are dynamic, focused and skilled, and capable of driving projects at a pace necessary to deliver the changes needed to improve health and wellbeing and deliver evidence based policy and strategy, within a passionate and ambitious public health department. Although it is a generic post and can be asked to cover all aspects of Public Health this post will focus on Health Intelligence and Service Transformation.Bradford is the UKs youngest city, with more than a quarter of people aged under 18 and is among its most diverse; 36% of people are from ethnic minorities and over 150 languages are spoken here. Bradford has high levels of poor health and some of the lowest healthy life expectancy in England. We have a strong focus on applied research with our partnership with the Bradford Institute of Health Research and as a Council we were recently successful in securing £5m to develop research capacity and capability across the Council with a focus on wider determinants of health.
Main duties of the job
Bradford is an innovative place committed to improving health outcomes for its residents, despite the substantial challenges of poverty and inequalities. Working relationships with partner organisations are strong, and this post will contribute to our achievement of greater cross-sectoral integration through systems-leadership and delivery of joint priorities.
The successful candidates will have a range of Public Health experience at a senior and strategic level, be proactive and able to demonstrate strong leadership skills.
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