Temporary Public Health Consultant/Specialist
Salary Scale: In line with Consultant Terms/Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions (DOH Guidance)
Location: Any of the PHA offices in N.Ireland - TBC
As a consultant in Public health medicine / Consultant in Public health, the post holder will be accountable to the Director of Public Health (DPH) through the Assistant Director of Service Development, Safety and Quality.
He/she will play a key role in the PHA response to complex public health issues and will have a focus in the areas of commissioning and safety and quality. The post holder will ensure provision of public health advice to the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) through input to commissioing team/teams and one or more of its Local Commissioning Groups (LCGs). A key component is the development and implementation of the HSCB and PHA Commissioning Plan for health and social care. They will also support continuous improvement in the safety and quality of services. He/she will be required to develop and/or facilitate the development of appropriate clinical networks, implementation of service frameworks, and other good practice standards within defined functional/service areas.
Working in a challenging environment of multiple and challenging demands will require the post holder to have an ability to work effectively across organisations and possess skills in negotiation, diplomacy and the application of intellectual rigor to public health issues.
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Closing date: Wednesday 29th August 2018.
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