Director of Public Health

£105,000 p.a.
15 May 2019
19 Jun 2019
Career Level
Contract Type

An exciting opportunity to contribute to the corporate management of a successful unitary authority as well leading and developing the council’s public health functions?

North Somerset Council is looking to appoint a dynamic, innovative and self-motivated Director of Public Health to provide leadership to our newly expanded Public Health Team and ensure maximum benefit through further integration of our public health functions.

As Director of Public Health, you will be our expert adviser on all public health matters and influence policy and operations to both protect and improve people’s health in North Somerset. Reporting direct to our Chief Executive you will be a key member of the council’s senior leadership team.

You will need the vision and passion to help achieve long-term aspirations and a real commitment and motivation for the opportunities and challenges ahead.

North Somerset Council is a top performing unitary authority with a reputation for innovation and efficiency. We recognise the importance of having well-motivated and valued staff to help deliver our vision.

North Somerset is an attractive area to live and work, with outstanding schools and excellent road and rail links to London, Devon and Cornwall.

If you would like to discuss the role informally, either in person or on the telephone please contact Jo Walker, Chief Executive on 01934 634 972 ( or Paul Morris, Head of Performance Improvement and HR on 01934 634 969 (

For more information and to apply, visit:

Closing date: Wednesday 19 June 2019

Interview date: Monday 1 July 2019