Public Health Officer

Warwick, Warwickshire
£22,571.00 to £24,920.00
22 Jul 2022
10 Aug 2022
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About Us


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 is 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 Public Health team, to work closely with the Health and Wellbeing Delivery Manager to provide support for the Health and Wellbeing Board, and the delivery of Warwickshire’s Health and Wellbeing Strategy.


We’re looking for a Public Health Officer to join us full time 37 hours per week.




The Role


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 supporting the delivery of the Health and Wellbeing Strategy including organising consultation and engagement events, analysing findings to support recommendations for the Board. You’ll also have responsibility for supporting the Health and Wellbeing Board Delivery Manager to forward plan and organise Health and Wellbeing Board meetings, as well as leading on the development and publication of the bi-monthly Health and Wellbeing Board Bulletin.  


You’ll also provide project support for a number of other key Public Health programmes including the production of the Director of Public Health Annual Report. In addition, you’ll also undertake some financial work including creating purchase orders and paying invoices and support the wider team as necessary.


You’ll also have the opportunity to develop your public health skills including through in-house tutorials and external public health masterclasses.





Key Requirements


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 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.




Additional Information


For full Job Description and Person Specification click link here.



For further details about the role, please contact Gemma McKinnon, Health & Wellbeing Delivery Manager, Public Health team on 01924 731492 or


Closes: 10th August 2022

Interviews will take place: Week commencing 22nd August 2022



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As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification. 


Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 


Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.


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