Consultant in Public Health

Barnsley, South Yorkshire
NHS Consultant / NHS VSM (Band 8d / 9)
09 Apr 2018
07 May 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (BHNFT) and Barnsley
Metropolitan Borough Council (BMBC) are seeking to jointly appoint
a Consultant in Public Health to be hosted by BHNFT.

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic public health consultant to provide public health leadership in Barnsley. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced personto work for Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - one of the leading NHS trusts in the country and Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council - a high achieving council; the council was a finalist for the 2016 LGC Council of the Year and shortlisted in eight categories for the 2018 LGC awards, including for Public Health and holder of the Investors in People Gold Award.

You’ll work in a supportive environment with committed, ambitious and enthusiastic teams, both within the Trust and in the council.

It is an exciting opportunity to work across the Barnsley health and social care landscape, supporting the NHS and the Council to improve health and wellbeing of the people of Barnsley whilst reducing health inequalities across the area.

We see the post as a key appointment in our vision to bring about
improvement in health and wellbeing in a complex health and social care environment. You’ll provide specialist expertise and leadership within the field of healthcare public health, with a focus on clinical and cost effectiveness and supporting the integration of health and social care.

You’ll need a high level of tact, diplomacy and the leadership experience to advise elected members, trust board members and senior officers on evidence based approaches to commissioning and providing health improvement and the reduction of health inequalities.

The successful individual will demonstrate highly developed influencing, negotiation and motivation skills to drive transformational change across the health agenda.

Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register/UK Public Health

For an informal discussion, please contact: Julia Burrows, Director of Public Health, Barnsley MBC on 01226 773971, email: or Richard Jenkins, Chief Executive, BHNFT
on 01226 431800.

Closing Date: 7 May 2018. Interview Date: 23 May 2018.

For further information or to apply online please click the apply button
or call HR on 01226 432721.

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