Public Health Officer - Health Improvement and Health Protection

Saltisford Office, Ansell Way, Warwick. CV34 4UL
£33,136 - £35229
15 Aug 2018
18 Sep 2018
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Public Health and Strategic Commissioning for Warwickshire County Council has a vacancy for a Public Health Officer supporting Lead Commissioners for Health Improvement (including Smoking Cessation and Health Checks) and Health Protection (including Sexual Health).

The Role

To provide specialist support to the work of Public Health and Strategic Commissioning to ensure improved Public Health outcomes including the reduction of health inequalities across Warwickshire.

To develop and implement specialist local health improvement and health protection programmes in the portfolio areas as guided by the Lead Commissioners.

To contribute towards the implementation of policies, advice and guidance to support the work of the lead commissioners within Public Health and Strategic Commissioning

To produce public health reports of performance data associated with the Lead Commissioners portfolio areas and to aid analysis to inform future commissioning

To work to a project and programme management approach under the guidance of the relevant Public Health Commissioning and Performance Leads

To develop and promote new initiatives with a public health element, working with public health and strategic commissioning colleagues. 

37.0 Hours per Week

Key Requirements

Substantial relevant experience or Post Graduate Diploma plus 2/3 years relevant experience. 
Up to date knowledge and experience of working with the NHS, Local authority, third sector and other external partners. 
Knowledge of public health and commissioning 
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, both in writing and verbally. 
Able to ensure joined up working between partners and promote added value through partnership working, motivate others and manage/influence/shape change. 
Understanding of evidence based practice, experience of researching information from a variety of sources and analytical skills. 
Ability to analyse performance data and produce reports for a wide audience including elected members, senior managers, other partners 
Project and programme management skills. 
Ability to multi-task and work on a wide range of projects simultaneously, prioritising work, managing time and working under pressure to deliver to deadlines. 
Good team worker. 
Self motivated. 
Ability to work flexibly and respond to emerging situations. 

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Sue Wild on 01926 731494 or Etty Martin on 01926 731461

Closing Date: 16th September 2018

Interview Date: 28th September 2018

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Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.

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Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

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Job Description and Person Specification

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