Screening & Immunisation Lead

05 Jun 2017
01 Jul 2017
GP, Public Health
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant Medical or AFC band 8d

10 programmed activities per week (medical)
or 37.5 hours per week (non-medical)
Job share or flexible working will be considered

Rotherham or Leeds (to be agreed)

Public Health England provides strategic leadership and vision for protecting and improving the nation’s health. Its ambition is to lead nationally and enable locally a transformation in the health expectations of all people in England regardless of where they live and the circumstance of their birth. It achieves this through the application of research, knowledge and skills.

Public Health England is an executive agency of the Department of Health. It is a distinct delivery organisation with operational autonomy to advise and support Government, local authorities and the NHS in a professionally independent manner. 

We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated and innovative individual to the role of Screening and Immunisation Lead in Yorkshire and the Humber. The post holder will be responsible and accountable for screening and immunisation system leadership in both West Yorkshire and in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw. They will provide specialist advice and support
locally to NHS Yorkshire & the Humber, primary care, other providers of services, and local authorities to ensure a safe system for the commissioning and delivery of screening and immunisation services locally.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience of screening and/or immunisation in a wide variety of settings as well as proven leadership skills. Candidates should also have practical experience of managing change and excellent communication and influencing skills. Candidates should be aware that there is a requirement for regular travel across the Yorkshire & the Humber geography.

Candidates must be included on the GMC Specialist Register or UK Public Health Register and will be appointed to the Consultant salary scale appropriate to their years of seniority or if from a background other than medicine to NHS Agenda for Change Band 8d.

Prospective candidates are invited to contact Dr Kevin Smith, Deputy Director for Healthcare Public Health on 0113 825 3393 or via

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.

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Closing date: 1 July 2017.
Interview date: 25 July 2017.

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