Senior Public Health Commissioner

Darby House, Lawn Central, Telford, TF3 4JA
£43,857 - £46,845 per annum (Grade NJC PO14)
04 Jan 2022
15 Jan 2022
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Public Health & Civil Resilience

Senior Public Health Commissioner

£43,857 - £46,845 per annum


37 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced public health professional to join Telford & Wrekin Council and lead the Public Health Commissioning Team. The post holder will be responsible for the strategic planning, commissioning, policy development, and performance monitoring of public health clinical and treatment services, in collaboration with the NHS to improve the health of the population and reduce inequalities across the following portfolio of services:

  • Substance misuse treatment and recovery services – through the new treatment system (including tier 1-4 services) alongside local recovery and support organisations
  • Sexual health services – contraception and advice, sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment, through clinical NHS providers, GPs, and pharmacies
  • Universal child health services (0-19 year olds) – health visiting and school nursing
  • Domestic abuse services and support
  • NHS Health Check – vascular risk screening programme

The successful candidate will have significant experience in leading commissioning processes across a range of public health clinical and treatment programmes and experience of staff and team management.

The Council is currently operating a hybrid model of home and office working which offers staff and teams flexibility.

If you would like an informal discussion about this role, please email Helen Onions, Deputy Statutory Director of Public Health at to arrange a conversation.

Please note: Interviews are likely to be held on w/c 17th January. Exact date to be confirmed.

For further information on the role, please click on the links below to view the job description and person specification.

We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.

Sorry, but CVs will not be accepted.

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