Head of Hepatitis C and Blood Borne Viruses/Infections

Colindale, London (Greater)
£70,206 - £103,490 per annum
13 Sep 2018
14 Oct 2018
Public Health
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Hepatitis C and Blood Borne Viruses/Infections

The Blood Safety, Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Infections & HIV Division, part of the National Infection Service based at Colindale, comprises a team of experienced specialists at the forefront nationally and internationally of surveillance, prevention and control of viral hepatitis, STIs and HIV. We are seeking to appoint to a challenging and rewarding role providing leadership for the hepatitis C and blood borne viruses/infections (BBV/Is) unit.

The role will involve leading and managing the unit and leading on hepatitis C, drug-related BBV/Is and other severe infections, and BBV-infected healthcare workers who perform exposure prone procedures (EPPs), in the population of England. The consultant will provide specialist epidemiological and public health leadership while managing new surveillance and evaluation activities and world-class research. She/he will provide specialist advice and support nationally, locally and internationally on standards in diagnosis and patient management, infection control and interventions, and outbreak and incident management.

Applicants are strongly advised to use the criteria in the person specification (available online) as sub-headings in their application to make it clear how they meet each of the selection criteria. Please also see job description for competencies.

Please detail in the supporting information section any dates that you cannot attend for interview.

For further information prospective candidates are invited to contact Dr Nick Phin, Nick.Phin@phe.gov.uk, Interim Deputy Director.

Option 3 – External

Open to all external applicants (anyone) from outside the Civil Service (including by definition internal applicants).

This is a Civil Service appointment on analogous NHS terms and conditions of service. Only previous continuous service in the NHS and Civil Service is recognised for contractual purposes’.

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Closing date: 14 October 2018

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