Consultant in Public Health

Portsmouth City Council

Reference: MAY20211036

Job details

Location

Civic Offices Guildhall Walk Portsmouth

Job type

Full Time, Fixed Term

Salary

£80,909 - £89,427 Per Annum

Closing date

18 June 2021

Consultant in Public Health (fixed term contract for up to 2 years)                                            

Band: 17, Salary: £80,909 – £89,427 p.a.

We welcome applications for full (37 hours) and part-time employment, please indicate how many hours you are applying for.

Working together to shape the great waterfront city          

Civic Offices, Portsmouth                                                                                                                                          

Do you have what it takes to make a real difference to health and wellbeing in one of the South’s main cities?

Portsmouth is a great city with a bright future. As part of shaping the great waterfront city, the city council is committed to making Portsmouth a great place for our residents to live and work. The role of Consultant in Public Health is a senior position within the Public Health Directorate and will report to the Director of Public Health.

Portsmouth is a great city with a bright future. As part of shaping the great waterfront city, the city council is committed to making Portsmouth a great place for our residents to live and work. In Health and Care Portsmouth, the City has set out a clear direction for future services across the local care system in a challenging financial environment; the overall ambition is to have leadership of the ‘place’ working within the integrated care system.  The Consultant in Public Health (CPH) will be expected to work in partnership with other teams at the Council and external stakeholder to help deliver this vision and improve outcomes for our residents. This will be achieved by a combination of strategic leadership and the commissioning and / or direct delivery of public health services. This is a senior role within the Public Health Directorate Management Team and we are looking for a consultant with senior leadership experience who can influence stakeholders to make decisions and policy changes, often in challenging and complex environments.

This post is a two year FTE fixed term contract. The post holder will have strategic responsibility for some health improvement, health protection, healthcare public health areas and public health input into children’s, adults and families. The post will be part of the Public Health Directorate and will report to the Director of Public Health for Portsmouth. The post holder will be expected to work flexibly within the public health team and take on other areas dependent on the needs of the population and team. 

This is an exciting time for Public Health in Portsmouth. We are working closely with children’s and families services, Adult Social Care and with the Clinical Commissioning Group on the ‘place’ health and wellbeing agenda.  There are opportunities to work across the Hampshire, Isle of Wight Integrated Care System (ICS) on Prevention and Inequalities, and on areas such as Population Health Management and violence reduction. We want to recruit a leader who will shape, lead and drive our public health work plan, supporting our City based public health team to improve the health outcomes for our residents.  This is a fixed term position for 2 years and would suit a Member of the Faculty of Public Health with a relevant Masters Degree.

To find out more about this pivotal role please review the “job profile” attached and the ‘How to Apply’ on the home/front page of the careers portal, to ensure your application matches the requirements of the role. 

If you have any questions, or would like an informal discussion about the role, please email Helen Atkinson, Director of Public Health, Helen.atkinson@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Closing time/date: Midnight on the Friday 18th June 2021

Applications received after this date may not be considered

Interview date: Friday 2nd July 2021

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

As part of any recruitment process, Portsmouth City Council collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. Portsmouth City Council is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its data protection obligations under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

Completing and sending an application in for a vacancy is your consent for us to process your data for the purpose of recruitment.  Your data is not used in any other way and you can withdraw your consent at any point in the recruitment process and we will destroy or delete your information.

For more detailed information on what we collect, how we use, store, delete data and your rights you can access a privacy statement on our Job board. 

If you have any queries, contact us on 023 9284 1191 (8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Thursday, 8:30am to 4:00pm Friday).

You will need to demonstrate that you have the Right to Work in the UK. No post will be offered without it.

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