Advanced Practitioner in Public Health

Worcester, Worcestershire
£35,995 - £38,649 per annum
11 Jun 2018
23 Aug 2018
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35 hours per week

Salary: PO3 £35,995-£38,649 per annum  

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, experienced Practitioner to join the Public Health Directorate in Worcestershire County Council to support the commissioning and redesign process.  Your role will include contributing to all stages of the commissioning cycle and the wider public health agenda, working with colleagues in the "Shaping Prevention Services" portfolio area.  This includes ensuring that prevention is at the heart of all commissioned activity and progress of all our contracted services is monitored for quality and performance via the Public Health Outcomes Framework.  In addition, we aim to achieve improved health outcomes and value for money for our customers, drawing on evidence based practice, research and national guidance from Public Health England

Our preferred candidate will be able to demonstrate a track record of working within health and social care systems and understanding of the importance of working closely with procurement colleagues to influence the commissioning process to achieve best value.  You will be expected to have experience and knowledge of contract monitoring, how this can be used to drive innovation, and lead to improvements in public health.

We are looking for someone who enjoys overcoming challenges and working in partnership in a fast paced working environment. We are committed to developing our staff and you will have the opportunity to spend time in other areas of the public health business plan to broaden your skill set and enable professional development.  You will be able to develop a personal development plan with use of up to 5 days of protected study leave to strengthen core skills or develop other skills within public health.

For an informal discussion please contact Rosie Winyard Senior Public Health Practitioner

Proposed Interview Date 18th June 2018

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