Consultant in Public Health

04 Oct 2018
23 Oct 2018
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Consultant in Public Health (2 positions)

14 circa hours per week (Generalist portfolio and Lead for Health Protection)
28 circa hours per week (Health Improvement, Intelligence and Population Health Care Lead )

Band: HoS2 (£73,545 - £77,569 pro rata) market supplement may be available

We are seeking to employ 2 part time Public Health Consultants to join the team in Herefordshire. Applicants should be strategic thinkers with the ability to influence senior stakeholders and decision makers, have strong leadership skills and a commitment to working within a political system. Applicants should be committed to working with people and promoting a learning environment which supports us effectively embedding prevention and an outcome based approach to commissioning and service delivery. The successful candidates will join a developing team which is managed by a recently appointed Director of Public Health, based in the Adults and Communities Directorate.

The Director of Public Health has responsibility for strategic housing, communities and prevention in addition to the core public health team, which include the advertised consultant posts and a team of commissioners and public health specialists.

There is flexibility in determining how the portfolios of work are allocated to the successful candidates. Both post holders will be expected to have the full range of skills and experience across the three areas of public health practice. In the current interim arrangements one post (circa 14hours/wk) is leading Health Protection, Oral Health and developing the Herefordshire Training placement offer, the second post (circa 28 hours/wk) is leading on Health Improvement, Health in All Policies and Health Intelligence.

For further information or an informal discussion about the post please contact Karen Wright Director of Public Health at Mobile: 07792880418

Benefits with Herefordshire Council:
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme

If you wish to apply for this vacancy please apply online via the link below.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at:

Closing date: 23rd October 2018

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