Consultant in Communicable Disease Control/Consultant in Health Protection

Ashford, Kent
(£76,761 - £103,490 per annum
15 May 2017
03 Jun 2017
Public Health
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Health Protection

Consultant Grade (£76,761 - £103,490 per annum)/
Agenda for Change Band 8d
(£67,247 - £83,258 per annum)
Permanent, Full-time 37.5 hours/10 PAs
Location: Ashford, Kent

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 full time CCDC/CHP post has become available to join the South East 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 South East, the post-holder will contribute to 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 like 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 postholder 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,
or Angeline Walker on 0344 2253861 option 1, option 1.

Closing date: 3rd June 2017. Interview date: 27th June 2017.

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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.

Public Health England promotes diversity in the workplace and is an equal
opportunities employer.

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