Consultant Health Protection – PHE South West

Location
Totnes, Devon
Salary
(£76,761 - £103,490 per annum) or Agenda for Change Band 8d (£67,247 - £83,258)
Posted
15 May 2017
Closes
10 Jun 2017
Ref
919-RCR-19304841-EXT
Sector
Public Health
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Consultant Health Protection – PHE South West
10 PAs/37.5 hours per week – hours are subject to terms and conditions appointed to Consultant Medical salary (£76,761 - £103,490 per
annum) or Agenda for Change Band 8d (£67,247 - £83,258)

Applicants for job share, part time or flexible working will be considered. Base: Totnes, Devon 

Here at Public Health England we are on a journey of transformation
– transforming our people, our behaviours and the way we do things,
transforming our relationships both internally and with partner
organisations, transforming our leadership, and transforming systems,
process and structures – towards achieving our ambition to be a high
performing organisation.

We are now seeking to appoint a self-motivated and innovative
individual to the role of Consultant Health Protection for Public Health
England South West.

This post is suitable for both Consultant Medical and Non-Medical
Agenda for Change band 8d appointment.

The Consultant Health Protection is a senior role within the health
protection team to provide leadership, management and oversight of
the health protection function, including the response to incidents and
outbreaks and responsibility for the day to day operational delivery.

The post holder will play a key role in developing, shaping and
assuring the health protection function to improve public health and
reduce health inequalities. This may include managing individuals and
teams, working closely with partners, and ensuring delivery of high
quality surveillance, response and support systems.

The post holder will have responsibility for developing and maintaining
close working relationships both internally and with partner organisations. In addition they will contribute and lead on centre and national priorities including contribution to wider public health initiatives consistent with the centre delivery model and integrated working.

The post holder will have individual objectives and a job plan that includes moving to this way of working. The job plan documents the agreed programmed activities (PAs) that are necessary to fulfil the duties and responsibilities described in the Job Description. It covers the detailed objectives and arrangements for the delivery of these PAs.

The post holder will undergo a programme of on-going development
to build on existing knowledge and develop skills to provide specialist
health protection advice and meet competencies required to
undertake the role.

Frequent travel within the geographical area and nationally will be
a requirement of the role.

Applicants should review the job description for the post prior to
completing their application. When completing their application form
candidates should demonstrate how they meet the essential
requirements of the role.

Please detail in the supporting information section any dates that
you cannot attend for interview.

Prospective candidates are invited to contact Mike Wade Deputy
Director Health Protection, or Debra Lapthorne Centre Director
on 0300 303 8162 option 2.

To apply for this vacancy, please click the apply button.

Closing date: 10 June 2017. Interviews are intended to be held: 28 June 2017.

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

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