Public Health COVID 19 Cell Manager

38,890.00 - 42,821.00
08 Jun 2021
11 Jun 2021
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Title: Public Health COVID -19 Cell Manager
Hours: 37.00
Salary: 38,890.00 - 42,821.00
Fixed Term contract until 31st March 2022
Location: Hereford
Closing Date: Friday 11th June 2021 at 12.00 noon

As part of Herefordshire’s Covid-19 Outbreak response, Herefordshire Council are looking to recruit a Public Health COVID 19 Cell Manger to lead our Outbreak Control Hub Cell team. This is a busy team which provides the support required to manage outbreaks of the virus and delivers expert knowledge of health protection and proactive advice to reduce the onward transmission of COVID.
You will be responsible for the day to day management of the team working in close collaboration with staff from across the council, contributing to a responsive and proactive programme of work to implement the Local Outbreak Control Plan, covering both COVID response and recovery across the local authority ensuring benefits are realised and delivered within agreed timescales.

Along with your Public Health and Environmental Health skills and your ability to analyse and interpret data, you will have a degree or equivalent relevant experience, and evidence of your involvement in project or programme management.

For further information about this role, please contact Jo Hawthorne – Public Health Senior Manager

We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered.

The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post they are applying for:
• Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident” scheme;
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care.

Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme
Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts.
We also offer an employee assistance programme that means you will have access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.

To apply, please submit your CV along with a supporting statement, referring to the job description and person specification, detailing how you meet the specific requirements of the role.

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:


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