Project Support Officer (Public Health)
Grade 3 £25,119 - £31,364 (Consultation grade - subject to formal evaluation under the Pay Equity Review)
Working 36.5 hours per week
This position is within the Bolder Healthier programme team which is part of the Head of Office team. The team you will be joining are engaged in a dynamic and diverse range of work engaging with the citizens of Birmingham.
The Bolder Healthier programme is currently being developed to meet the needs of the city. The aim of the programme is working with our champions helping to cascade public health information amongst our community connectors. Providing public health expertise and working in a matrix way with the wider team and ensuring effective communication with our champions. You will also provide support at public health events, webinars and other public facing events. You will also support to the Comms and Engagement Team to ensure effective communication between the council and citizens within Birmingham. You will also work to commission services and manage these service providers.
The team works with a wide range of stakeholders to improve health and wellbeing, including internal directorates, Integrated Care System, NHS trusts, the third sector and commissioned services.
The role will provide support to team colleagues in development of evidence-based projects to address health inequalities in the city. You will support and influence work to reduce demand and improve the health and wellbeing of groups.
This is an ideal opportunity for somebody who has experience of partnership working with a diversity of stakeholders to support health work outputs and outcomes towards meeting the needs of Birmingham citizens.
What we are looking for:
- You will have experience of working flexibly, proactively, in a matrix way to ensure business objectives are met.
- Experience or a keen interest in understanding Public Health priorities and the relevant policy environment.
- Ability to manage projects and knowledge on scoping projects stating aims objectives and milestones, underpinned by effective IT skills.
- Experience of identifying and analysing a wide range of data sets and other intelligence to inform work and communicating information and concepts to a diversity of audiences.
- Preparing reports and presentations through collation and analysis of data to inform decision making.
- Planning and organising events, meetings and workshops from design stage to implementation
- Sound communication skills including the ability to make use of different types of social media.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing demands.
- Ability to work flexibly as part of a diverse team, providing cover when needed to ensure continuity of service provision.
- A motivated and enthusiastic self -starter that is willing to learn new concepts and take on additional learning and training where required.
You must upload a Supporting Statement via the miscellaneous attachment on to your application. This is required for shortlisting; you need to describe how your experience and skills fit the essential criteria for the role as specified in the Person Specification and as outlined above. If you do not attach your Supporting Statement, your application will not be considered. Please do not attach CVs as we do not accept them.
Interviews for this post will take place in-person at 10 Woodcock St, Birmingham, B7 4BL. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information.
For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact: Ben Murphy by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date 3 December at 23.59
We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.
Proof of Right to work in the UK will be required for all applicants in accordance with UK Home Office requirements, before any employment offer can be confirmed.
Non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) would be required to hold a relevant Visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI).
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