Health and Wellbeing Service Manager
We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our multi-disciplinary public health team in a senior Service Manager level role. This is a rare opportunity for a highly skilled individual to join Public Health within the largest Local Authority in the country, and lead work that contributes to Birmingham being a great city that enables people to live healthy and active lives.
This full-time permanent position will be part of the current Wider Determinants of Health and Wellbeing team, which works with a wide range of stakeholders to improve health and wellbeing, including internal directorates in the council, Clinical Commissioning Groups, NHS trusts and the third sector. The team have been involved in a dynamic and diverse range of work including air quality, homelessness, and the built environment.
A key responsibility of this role is to provide senior leadership and strategic input to the Health and Wellbeing Board and its Health and Wellbeing Strategy. You will lead on health and wellbeing policy areas that are priorities of the board. In doing this, you will embed these priorities throughout the local health and wellbeing system and develop integrated approaches to have an impact on them.
A second responsibility will be to identify and act on opportunities to embed behavioural sciences approaches across the public health team and whole council. This is a unique opportunity to shape a developing area of work, and you will proactively identify how behavioral science can contribute to the public health priorities of the team, as well as identifying new opportunities to work with stakeholders.
This is an ideal opportunity for somebody who has substantial experience of working as a systems leader with a wide range of partners and stakeholders in supporting Public Health outcomes; has a commitment and understanding about how to reduce inequalities in health; understands the role that the health and wellbeing board can play to improve health and wellbeing; has demonstrable knowledge and understanding of Public Health priorities and relevant policy environment; and substantial experience of leading and supporting the delivery of major change projects in complex and challenging environments, and; experience in developing staff through both formal and informal opportunities.
For informal enquires please contact on 07548713694 or email Duncan.Vernon@birmingham.gov.uk
Closing date : 22nd March 2019
“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”
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