Director

Location
North Lanarkshire
Salary
Salary to be confirmed
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
28 Sep 2018
Ref
MS/0818/07
Sector
Public Health
Specialty
Other
Career Level
Director
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Director of Public Health and Health Policy

We are looking for a highly motivated, innovative and enthusiastic individual to lead the Public Health agenda within NHS Lanarkshire serving a population of approximately 655,000. Although Lanarkshire overall has a reputation for providing an excellent quality of life, there are many areas within the region which are affected by deprivation.

The Director of Public Health is an Executive Director of the board and is the chief source of public health leadership and advice to the Board and the surrounding Local Authorities. You will have a key role to play in working with local communities, health protection, health improvement and promotions and maintaining effective health services. You will also play an important role in forging partnerships with, and influencing, all local agencies to ensure the widest possible participation in health and the health care agenda. You will also lead the Public Health Directorate.

You will need to be passionate about improving health and reducing health inequalities. Excellent communications skills and effective interpersonal and influencing skills are essential.

This post presents an exciting opportunity to influence and shape the provision of services within an integrated landscape working with Integrated Joint Board colleagues and other community and planning partners.

Experience of operating at a senior level within the NHS and partnership settings is essential. You will have the ability to influence thinking both locally and nationally and be able to demonstrate a track record in addressing health inequalities.

Salary: Medical appointment Consultant salary scale: £78,304 - £105,570 plus supplement. Non-medical appointment salary scale: Executive/Senior Manager level Grade F - £87,840 - £119,718.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Mr Calum Campbell, Chief Executive on 01698 858088.

Information packs and details on how to apply are available from Ruth Broadfoot, HR Advisor, Medical and Dental Services, Law House, Carluke, ML8 5EP. Telephone number 01698 377748 or ruth.broadfoot@lanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk.

Reference: MS/0818/07

Closing date: Friday 28th September 2018.

Please visit www.medicaljobs.scot.nhs.uk for more details.

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