This is a fixed term post in our adult health improvement programme. It will develop policies to ensure that public health principles are embedded in the planning and transport programmes of Herefordshire, facilitating the development of health-focussed decision making. We are looking for an enthusiastic person who is able to build relationships with colleagues quickly and who is comfortable with a level of independent working, although they will be working closely with the consultant in adult health improvement. Experience of public health and planning policies and a degree (or equivalent experience) in a relevant area is required. Registration with UKPHR is desirable. This is a fixed term appointment and secondments are welcome. It is a great opportunity to gain experience of strategic work and to bring it to application and delivery, in an area of growing interest across local government and health.
Please contact Matt Pearce for more information, firstname.lastname@example.org
This role is subject to a DBS check
About The Company
A competitive salary, generous holiday entitlement, and access to our contributory pension and staff benefits scheme, which includes:
**Pension **Scheme Enrolment in the Local Government (LGPS)
Generous Annual Leave: 26 days’ annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays. After five years’ continuous service, this increases to 31 days (pro rata) plus bank holidays. You can also purchase an additional 10 days per annum
**Flexible working: **flexi-time, job-share, part-time hours and, in some instances, home working
Employee Assistance Programme: 24/7 access to support and counselling
Payment of professional membership fees
**Pick your perks **– our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts.
Benefits of working for Herefordshire Council:
We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered.
The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post they are applying for:
• Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident” scheme;
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.
To apply, please submit your CV and complete the supporting statement within the application form, referring to the job description & person specification, detailing how you meet the specific requirements of the role.
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