Deputy Director of Public Health

Council House
£83,711 - £89,304
17 Mar 2021
10 Apr 2021
Job Ref
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

37.0 Hours per Week

Solihull MBC have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, energetic and visionary public health professional looking to progress your career into a Deputy Director of Public Health role within a strong and successful senior leadership team.

The culture of the borough is one of striving and thriving, where officers and Elected Members want to build on success to help achieve a better quality of lives, healthy outcomes and longer life expectancy for residents.

Reporting directly to the Director of Public Health and working closely as a key member of the senior leadership teams in the Council and its partner organisations, you will help to drive forward this vision. This is a unique opportunity to progress your career and deliver in a system-leadership role in a vibrant and successful community.

As Deputy Director of Public Health you will be helping our successful and ambitious council to meet the challenges associated with the Covid-19 pandemic, whilst delivering our vision for a healthy Solihull, reducing inequalities in health outcomes, preventing avoidable ill-health and protecting local communities from public health hazards.

This broad, exciting and innovative role will offer an ambitious Public Health professional the opportunity to develop your career and make a real impact. We are seeking to appoint a visionary and motivational system-leader, with a proven track record of public health success as a Public Health Consultant and extensive experience of partnership working.

If you have the ambition and expertise to progress your career and help us make a real impact in Solihull, then we would love to hear from you. It is important that you are a registered GMC, GDC or UK PHR public health specialist with significant experience in all areas of public health practice.

For further information and to apply please visit:

For an informal discussion about the role please contact our retained consultant at Penna: Nick Raper on 07715 690463.

Closing Date: Friday 9 April 2021

AAC/Final Panel: w/c 19 April 2021

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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