Consultant in Healthcare Public Health

East of England
£73,936 - £105,042 per annum (pro rata)
19 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Public Health
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Part Time

4 PAs/15 Hours per week

Public Health England provides strategic leadership and vision for protecting and improving the nation’s health. Its ambition is to lead nationally, and enable locally, a transformation in the health expectations of all people in England regardless of where they live and the circumstance of their birth. It will achieve this through the application of research, knowledge and skills. Public Health England is an executive agency of the Department of Health. It is a distinct delivery organisation with operational autonomy to advise and support Government, local authorities and the NHS in a professionally independent manner.

This post is for a Consultant in Healthcare Public Health to lead the delivery of effective healthcare public health in the PHE Centre, being responsive to health and care systems in East of England. This is a senior level post, suitable for an experienced public health professional and the ability to influence and shape strategy, locally and nationally.

You will oversee, coordinate and deliver high quality professional public health input, support and advice to NHS England and other stakeholders at Centre level to drive cost-effective improvements in outcomes and a reduction in health inequalities across the population.

The post holder will specifically be responsible for:

  • Delivery of a matrix programme of work covering a range of healthcare public health and associated other functions;
  • Line management of staff delivering a range of healthcare public health functions, including s.7a services;
  • Leading the Centre’s support for delivery of the NHS Long Term Plan, including working with STPs/ ICSs, PCNs, Clinical Senate, EAHSN and Clinical Networks;
  • Delivering high quality training, development and networking in healthcare public health. The post is based in the PHE East of England Centre (Cambridge), and will report to the Deputy Director of Healthcare Public Health and Workforce.
  • Candidates must be included on the GMC/GDC Specialist Register or the UK Public Health (Specialist) Register.

PHE employees who are at-risk or in the redeployment pool are given prior consideration for any suitable alternative employment.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Prospective candidates are invited to contact Dr Jo Broadbent ( to discuss the post or arrange a visit.

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Closing date: 6 September 2019.

Public Health England promotes diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunities employer

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