Service Leader – Commissioning (Public Health Consultant)

Maidenhead, Windsor, Berkshire
07 Apr 2017
23 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Service Leader – Commissioning (Public Health Consultant) 

Full-time, 37 hours per week • Permanent

 The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead is looking to recruit a Service Leader Commissioning (Public Health Consultant) to join the Commissioning Service in the Adult, Children and Health Services Directorate.

The role is based in Maidenhead reporting to the Head of Commissioning Adult, Children and Health with accountabilities to the Managing Director and Berkshire Director of Public Health, and is open to those who can demonstrate that they are within six months of gaining access to the specialist register or who can show that they have applied for inclusion in the register or those who are an existing Public Health consultant.

Working within the Commissioning Service and cross Council as appropriate, with a focus on Health, the role has key responsibilities for:

  • delivering high quality, resident-focused and efficient services to meet the Service’s objectives and secure continuous and sustained improvements in service delivery
  • leading the delivery of the RBWM public health duties to improve the health of the local population and delivering the core offer to the CCG
  • assessing the evidence of effectiveness of health and healthcare interventions, programmes and services
  • leading on health protection arrangements across the borough.

The wider public health function across Berkshire is supported by a shared Berkshire PH team that provides informatics, contract management, health promotion and health protection functions. There are 7 consultant posts across Berkshire, the locally based consultants in addition to local leadership within their own council take a strategic lead in specialty areas. You will be the strategic lead for health care PH advice and so will support key CCG work streams identified through the annual business plan.

You must have proven successful experience of managing change and implementing new ways of working through commission based services whilst having in depth knowledge of health and care systems and their relationships with both local and national government.

You must also be a strategic thinker with the ability to influence senior stakeholders and decision makers, have strong leadership skills and a commitment to working within a political system, irrespective of you own personal affiliations. Excellent communication, presentation and analytical skills are a must, along with an in-depth knowledge of clinical assurance and quality improvement.

For further information or an informal discussion about the post, please contact Nick Davies, Head of Strategic Commissioning on 01628 683614.

To apply, please click the apply button.

Closing date: 23 April 2017
Interviews: tbc

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