Staffordshire County Council

Consultant in Public Health

Stafford, Staffordshire
£72,614 - £78,059 per annum plus £4,395 lease car subsidy/cash alternative
14 Jan 2022
06 Feb 2022
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Permanent position, 37 hours per week. 

Part time working / job share requests will be considered.  The county council will also support flexible working (including remote) where possible.

Staffordshire County Council is an ambitious and forward-looking Council with a strong focus on becoming a smart county, where people and communities are enabled and supported to take control of their wellbeing. In an era of uncertainty surrounding the UK economy, our growing and ageing population, and reduced government funding good health and wellbeing is essential and not a luxury, particularly for young people who are our future workforce, taxpayers and carers.

Staffordshire County Council’s current strategy Connected Staffordshire, Our Vision 2018-2022 describes fresh thinking and new ways of working, promoting an environment for and expectation of physical and mental wellness as the cultural norm. At the heart of this people and communities take the lead, supported to be ambitious for the future and to make the right choices for wellbeing through innovations such as web, digital and smart technologies.

The role:

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a talented multi-disciplinary team whose work programme includes:

  • healthy behaviours, health protection and supportive communities. 
  • providing core public health expertise and assurance to the health and care economy.
  • supporting building the evidence about what works in new and existing interventions and innovations and how we can create communities and an economy that places wellness as the cultural norm. 

What you’ll bring:

  • You will be able to demonstrate experience in building constructive relationships with senior colleagues in local authorities, the NHS and with other partners in complex environments.
  • You will provide strategic public health leadership on different work programmes and be able to help transform public health outcomes for Staffordshire residents.
  • You must be included on the GMC Specialist Register in Public Health or the UK Public Health Register for Public Health Specialists.



If this opportunity excites you and you can bring energy and enthusiasm as well as a sound public health expertise please apply

For an informal chat please contact:

Claire McIver, Interim Assistant Director of Public Health and Prevention 07929756384 or

Dr Richard Harling, Director of Public Health,  (01785) 278700

Benefits for working with us:

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance. 

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to a range of benefits including: 

  • A range of flexible working options
  • Generous annual leave and bank holidays with the ability to purchase additional annual leave
  • Access to a generous, defined benefit pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies - Maternity, paternity, dependency and adoption leave
  • Training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring
  • Access to health and wellbeing support, including physiotherapy and counselling services
  • An exciting new benefits platform offering lifestyle savings and discounts
  • Bus and rail travel discounts

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities 

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.