Job details

Salary - Grade
GBP £110,686 to £123,968 110686 - CO3
Contract Type
Contracted Hours
Full Time - 36 hours per week
DBS Required
Adults, Health & Integration
Adult Services
Closing date

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic local authority Public Health team covering two diverse areas within central London, to lead on children, young people and health protection. As the Consultant in Public Health, you will lead a team that ensures every child has the best start in life and that health inequalities amongst children, young people and families are reduced you will also be the lead for health protection issues across the two local authorities.

You will work across two local authorities to develop programmes that emphasize collaborative working and take a systemic view of public health. This is an exciting opportunity to go beyond our statutory duties and create lasting change.

You will need a broad understanding of health and well-being, backed up by relevant experience and technical expertise. You will be able to communicate complex issues in a way that engages a range of audiences. We will also need you to design policies that translate into workable, cost-effective, solutions.

You will be on the GMC Specialist Register, the GDC Specialist List, or the UK Public Health Register for Public Health Specialists. If not currently listed, you will need to demonstrate inclusion within six months. Please note, a DBS check will be required for this post.

Public Health in City and Hackney is a vibrant and dedicated team, known for being innovative and passionate about improving the health of our local population.

The role requires a DBS.

To discuss this position further please email or call 020 8356 2163

The recruitment process is anonymous. Therefore, we do not accept supporting statements or CVs.

When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience.

Closing date for applications: 30 June 2022

Interview date: TBC

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.

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