Senior Public Health Lead

Location
Richmond upon Thames, London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Apr 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Job role
Manager
Contract Type
Full time

The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth present a unique opportunity to be part of a team who are working together to create a ground-breaking shared staffing structure across both boroughs.

We are recruiting to a Senior Public Health lead role on a permanent basis. The post sits within the council’s dynamic Public Health team, supporting both councils to shape their public health services to improve the health and well-being of the local population of Richmond and Wandsworth.

The role includes identifying the health needs of the population, advising on and developing strategic plans for commissioning health services to meet those needs, providing specialist public health advice and commissioning support to the NHS, while highlighting inequalities and improving outcomes for all residents.

This senior role will lead on a range of areas including:

  • Implementation of the Prevention Framework across the councils and partners
  • Health in All Policies
  • Providing Prevention Public Health advice, support and leadership on significant Public Health multi-agency and multidisciplinary projects across the two councils.
  • Public Health systems leadership for Social Prescribing Commissioned services for Wellbeing and Winter Warmth Supporting the CCG core offer around prevention in long-term conditions pathways, contracts and service specifications
  • Making Every Contact Count
  • The post holder will provide line management for three
  • Public Health Leads and supervise budgets.

This is a senior post that is suitable for someone educated to Masters degree level in Public Health or a related field. They will have substantial working experience at a senior level in a public health setting. The post will support working towards registration with the UKPHR.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services.

We can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include 36 hour working week (Full Time), working from home (depending on service needs) and a generous holiday allowance, 31 days plus bank holidays. In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Richmond and Wandsworth are currently reviewing our pay, reward and benefits framework, in partnership with Trade Union colleagues. We are developing different options that make sure we have a fair and transparent system in place

To arrange for an informal discussion with the Joint Acting Director of Public Health please contact Chloe Bannerman on 020 8734 3453 or email Chloe.Bannerman@richmond.gov.uk