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Public Health Consultant

Job reference: HQ00090817
Up to £700.00 per day
Social Worker


This vacancy has now expired.

Sanctuary Executive is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Public Health Consultant to fill a full-time role in Northamptonshire.

The pay rate for this locum job is £700 (LTD Company Equivalent) per day and is an initial 3-month contract.

The post holder will be an important member of the Public Health leadership team for Northamptonshire and will support the Director of Public Health to deliver his or her responsibilities across the county, including the commissioning responsibilities contained within the section 7a agreement with the Secretary of State.
The post holder will contribute to the implementation of all relevant national and local policy and recommendations, ensuring that population health principles and approaches are at the heart of local transformation in order to secure improved health outcomes, including prevention of ill-health and reduced health inequalities.
In addition the post holder will manage, and be responsible for, a portfolio of public health programme areas and the associated staff and resources as required by the Director of Public Health, while contributing to the wider public health agenda and supporting the Public Health Team as a whole.

- To provide strategic and system leadership and provide and coordinate high quality professional Public Health input, support and advice to the local system to drive improvements in outcomes, prevention of ill health, promotion of good health and reductions in health inequalities;
- To be responsible for development, implementation and delivery of local policies, developing inter-agency and interdisciplinary strategic plans and programmes, with delegated authority to deliver key public health targets;
- To provide expert public health advice and leadership to support and inform an evidence-based approach within ethical frameworks for commissioning and develop high quality equitable services, across primary, secondary and social care, and across sectors including local authorities, voluntary organisations, etc.;
- To develop and utilise information and intelligence systems to underpin public health action across disciplines and organisations, leading collation and interpretation of relevant data;
- To monitor and contribute to the formulation of Public Health and Wellbeing Directorate budgets and inform and manage financial initiatives;
- To lead on public health research in specific topic areas, and commission research audits/projects, and/or undertake research or audit and translate research findings into public health practice;
- To provide public health expert advice to health organisations in Northamptonshire, including ensuring that there is an effective use of secondary care and primary care data to inform the Clinical Commissioning Groups' commissioning and provider functions, and developing a work programme to enable CCGs to receive timely advice to inform their commissioning plans; and
- To respond when required to press enquiries and general public concerns, in conjunction with the communications team and in accordance with organisational policy.

This job is advertised by John Rudland; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.