Public Health Programme Support Officers (Covid-19) - Ref SS02720

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Walsall, West Midlands
Salary G9 £33,448- £38,506 per annum
06 Jan 2021
23 Jan 2021
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Public Health Programme Support Officers (Covid-19) - Ref SS02720

Salary G9 £33,448- £38,506 Per annum

Hours: 37 per week

These vacancies are available for a minimum of 6-months as:

  • Fixed term contracts for external applicants; or
  • Secondment opportunities for Walsall Council employees

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work with the Public Health Team at Walsall Council. 

We work closely with colleagues across the health and social care economy and we are looking to recruit a highly motivated and proactive person(s) who has the confidence, experience and knowledge to work alongside colleagues to support the response to the Covid19 pandemic.

As part of an on-call and business support unit, you will assist in the response to calls and requests for information /advice and should be aware of the advice and guidance   issued by the Government and Public Health England. 

The post holder will also:

  • Maintain links with partners across the health and social care economy to ensure continuity and fluidity of the Covid-19 response service
  • Assist in the continuous review, development and provision of the service in line with changes to processes and guidance
  • Assist the public health team in continuing to deliver essential business

In addition to Covid-19 response, there will be opportunities to develop knowledge and skills in other areas of public health. 

If you feel you have the necessary skills and commitment to undertake this role and wish to have an informal discussion please contact Dr Uma Viswanathan (

Closing date: 23rd January 2021.

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This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service approval (DBS).

The post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.  The postholders will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

Internal applicants should note that before applying for a secondment opportunity they should seek the support of their line manager in the first instance.

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