Health Improvement Practitioner

Location
3-5 St James's Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 1HZ
Salary
£16,273.86 - £17,790.97
Posted
08 Sep 2021
Closes
23 Sep 2021
Job Ref
DUDLEY000006553
Contract Type
Temporary
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Part-Time

Job Title: Health Improvement Practitioner 18 months fixed term (permanent position opportunity may be available)

Hours: Part time – 21 hours per week

Salary: Grade 8

Base: Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council/flexible covid-19 working

An exciting opportunity has arisen in Dudley for a suitably qualified public health / health improvement practitioner to support the development of a Child Friendly Dudley.

Working with many partners to include children services, education, health and vitally with Dudley families, our aim is to give every child in Dudley the best start in life.

Dudley is currently in the process of transforming it’s maternity and early years services via joint commissioning of services, development of integrated pathways, service re-design and pooled budgets. We need someone with a passion for child development and a vision for a Child Friendly Dudley to join our dynamic Team.

The post holder will develop and apply public health expertise and support a broad portfolio of health improvement programmes, which aim to improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities. This will include contributing to building capacity for health and wellbeing improvement across the council, partners and the public.

Applicants will need to have a degree in a health and wellbeing related field, be highly self-motivated with written and verbal communication skills of a high standard.

For an informal discussion regarding this position please contact the Programme Managers (Children & Young People) – Jill Edwards 01384 816265 or Sally Cornfield 01384 816044

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date should a large number of applications be received.

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