Deputy Director for Health Protection

Birmingham, West Midlands
19 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Deputy Director for Health Protection

West Midlands Centre, Public Health England
Salary: £ SCS1 or Medical Consultant or
NHS Agenda for Change Band 9 plus the Recruitment and Retention premium of £11,000 per annum

Permanent, Full-time (10 PAs or 40 hours)
Location: Birmingham

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.

The organisation is seeking to appoint a Deputy Director for Health Protection for the West Midlands Centre. 

The Deputy Director for Health Protection will provide local leadership and management of the PHE health protection service across the West Midlands. The postholder has day-today operational responsibility for the provision of a safe and effective health protection service which delivers to high quality standards, is responsive to the needs of the local community,
and works collaboratively with PHE’s partners in the local public health systems.

Candidates will have proven experience as Consultant/Specialist in Control of Communicable Disease/Health Protection as well as experience in leading the delivery of an externally facing service, serving partners and the public.
Prospective candidates are invited to contact Dr Sue Ibbotson,
Centre Director, on 0121 232 9222 to discuss the post or
arrange a visit.

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 9.

To apply for this vacancy please click the apply button.

Closing date: 15 July 2017.

It is expected that interviews will be held on w/c 31 July 2017.

The Public Health England aims to be a modern and equitable employer.
We recognise and encourage the potential of a diverse workforce, positively
welcome all applications, and appoint on merit.

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