Consultant in Communicable Disease Control/Consultant in Health Protection
Consultant Grade or Agenda for Change 8d
30 hours / 8 PAs
Public Health England (PHE) is an executive agency of the Department of Health providing; strategic leadership, research, advice and support for Government, local authorities and the NHS in protecting and improving the nation’s health.
An opportunity for a part time (0.8WTE) CCDC/CHP post has become available to join the South East Health Centre health protection team based at our Ashford office in Kent.
As part of the team based at the HPT and in collaboration as appropriate with relevant people in the Field Epidemiology Services, CRCE, Emergency Planning Managers and the Directors of Public Health in the South East, the post-holder will contribute to the provision of specialist advice and support locally to local authorities, hospitals, and primary care. S(he) will contribute to the investigation and management of a full range of health protection incidents (including outbreaks of diseases such as meningitis, and food poisoning), and will contribute to surveillance, co-ordination, support and monitoring of the local implementation of local, regional and key national programmes. The post-holder will also be responsible for dealing with chemical incidents and other health protection emergencies, in collaboration with other members of the health protection teams as appropriate.
For an informal discussion or further information on the position please contact Trish Mannes on 0344 2253861 option 4, option 1.
Applicants are strongly advised to use the criteria in the person specification (available online) as sub-headings in their application to make it clear how they meet each of the selection criteria. Please also see job description for competencies.
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Closing date: 16th February 2019.
Interview date: Week commencing 11th March 2019.
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