Head of Evidence for Action

£80,653 - £107,170 (Medical Consultant) £70,657 - £86,532 (agenda for change 8d)
03 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

NHS Health Scotland are responsible for improving health and reducing health inequalities within Scotland. Informing policy and practice with evidence is central to our approach. 

We are recruiting for an exceptional leader for our Evidence for Action team who will be at the forefront of public health evidence synthesis and have a passion for making an impact.

The successful candidate will be a Consultant or Specialist in Public Health, or about to be accredited as such, and based in Glasgow or Edinburgh.

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Dr Andrew Fraser, Director of Public Health Science, on 0131 314 5450/07747 040256 for an informal discussion about the post.

Visits would also be welcomed.

NHS Health Scotland welcomes women candidates in this recruitment.
Candidates who are short-listed for interview will be invited to complete an on-line assessment in the week commencing 11th February 2019. Interviews will take place on 6th March 2019 in Gyle Square, Edinburgh.

To request a recruitment pack for this vacancy, please email: nhs.healthscotland-recruitment@nhs.net

Please email your completed application form by 4 pm on 31st  
January 2019, to nhs.healthscotland-recruitment@nhs.net
NHS Health Scotland as an exemplar employer aims to recruit,
select and retain the right employees to deliver on our strategic
priorities through best practice methods. As a result, this is
supported by fair and consistent recruitment procedures that are of
a high standard which meet or exceed statutory requirements. In
line with our Recruitment and Selection policy NHS Health Scotland
support and develop a flexible and responsive workforce ensuring
that organisational goals and commitments are met. As a result,
this post may be based in either our Edinburgh or Glasgow office.
However, as detailed above we will be moving to a new NHS board,
Public Health Scotland in 2019. As a result, any current vacancies
filled in our Glasgow office require to work in our Edinburgh office
until we move to Public Health Scotland.

Recognising the need for work life balance all employees are entitled to apply for flexible working in line with our organisational Flexible Working policy.

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