Are you looking to start a career in Public Health? Are you a good communicator, with strong project support skills and experience of dealing directly with a wide range of people? Are you looking for a job where your analytical, organisational skills and interpersonal qualities will be used to the full?
Are you able to learn quickly and work within tight timescales, with an ability to recognise and maintain strict confidentiality?
If the answer is yes to each of the above, then we have the ideal role for you.
Public Health are responsible for addressing the overall health needs of the population of Warwickshire. We design and deliver services to prevent illness, promote health and enable individuals to live independently and maintain their wellbeing. We are looking for someone to provide project support for the Child Death Overview Panel (CDOP) work area within the Public Health team, working closely with the CDOP Manager (Manager, Child Death Review Process for Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire Public Health Principal).
The role will ultimately TUPE to the Coventry and Warwickshire Integrated Care Board but currently remains employed by Warwickshire County Council.
We’re looking for a Public Health Officer to join us working on a full time or part time basis. Full time will be 37 hours per week, or a part time will be no less than 30+ hours per week.
Joining our team, you’ll be responsible for providing first class project support to the Health and Wellbeing Delivery Manager within the Public Health team. This is a key role and you’ll be responsible for the following:
- Receiving and reviewing notifications of all child deaths and take responsibility to record accurate detail relating to these notifications, analyse and collate information and produce summary reports.
- Requesting information from relevant Single Points of Contact (SPOC) or individual professionals known to the child/family on a standard format and also identify additional SPOCS as and when required.
- Managing the system of child death notifications and overseeing the maintenance of records for all child deaths in the sub-region
- Provide project and organisational support for child death reviews, under the guidance of the CDOP Manager
- Support the CDOP Manager with communications activities relating to the Child Death Overview Panel and Child Death review processes.
For the full Job Description and Person Specification please click the link here.
To be successful in this role you’ll need degree level or equivalent experience, preferably in a health or social science subject, as well as evidence of previous project support with good analytical and communication skills. This is a busy role so it’s important you have well developed organisational skills, are used to working under pressure to meet deadlines and are resilient. You will be able have good IT skills, MS office preferred, and database experience as well as the ability to work within a team and on your own initiative are also required.
For more information and to apply, click 'Apply Here'.