Public Health Officer
Are you looking to start a career in Public Health? Are you a good communicator, with strong project support skills and experience of dealing directly with a wide range of people? Are you looking for a job where your analytical, organisational skills and interpersonal qualities will be used to the full?
Are you able to learn quickly and work within tight timescales, with an ability to recognise and maintain strict confidentiality?
If the answer is yes to each of the above, then we have the ideal role for you.
Public Health are responsible for addressing the overall health needs of the population of Warwickshire. We design and deliver services to prevent illness, promote health and enable individuals to live independently and maintain their wellbeing. We are looking for someone to provide project support for the Public Health team, and to work closely with the Health and Wellbeing Delivery Manager to provide support for the Health and Wellbeing Board, and the delivery of Warwickshire’s Health and Wellbeing Strategy.
We’re looking for a Public Health Officer to join us working on a full time or part time basis. Full time will be 37 hours per week or a part time will be 30+ hours per week.
Joining our team, you’ll be responsible for providing first class project support to the Health and Wellbeing Delivery Manager within the Public Health team. This is a key role and you’ll be responsible for supporting the refresh of the Health and Wellbeing Strategy including organising consultation and engagement events, and analysing findings to support recommendations for the Board.
You’ll also provide project support for a number of other key Public Health programmes including the production of Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) including maintaining risk registers and writing reports, and the Director of Public Health Annual Report. In addition you’ll also undertake some financial work including creating purchase orders and paying invoices and support the wider team as necessary.
To be successful in this role you’ll need degree level or equivalent experience, preferably in a health or social science subject, as well as evidence of previous project support with good analytical and communication skills. This is a busy role so it’s important you have well developed organisational skills, are used to working under pressure to meet deadlines and are resilient.
You will be able have good IT skills, MS office preferred, and database experience as well as the ability to work within a team and on your own initiative are also required.
For further details about the role, please contact Gemma McKinnon, Health & Wellbeing Delivery Manager, Public Health team on 07881 754535, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: 2nd October 2020
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Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. Would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, people with a disability and people from the LGBT+ Community.