Adults Senior Public Health Lead - Kingston

Surrey County Council
Claremont Park
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Surrey County Council is committed to the development of its workforce and as such this role is only available to applicants who already work for Surrey County Council. We than you for your interest in Surrey County Council and would encourage you to review our current vacancies which are available to all.

£50,903 per annum for 36 hours per week based at County Hall, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2DW. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception.

This is a 12 month secondment. Please note if you are applying for a secondment, you must seek your line managers approval prior to applying.

Flexible working supported where possible, laptop and mobile supplied. 24 days annual leave, local government salary-related pension offered, discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme. For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

About the Role

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic Public Health specialist to the post of Senior Public Health Lead (S12) within the Healthcare Public Health Team on a 12 month secondment.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver a range of clinical and cost-effectiveness evidence reviews to support the delivery of the Healthcare Public Health Team annual work-plan and to inform commissioning policy, service redesign and the development and monitoring of clinical care pathways.

The Senior Public Health Lead will also be required to support the development and delivery of complex and transformational programmes of work as determined by STP priorities, in particular working with the Surrey Heartlands Academy to reduce unwarranted variation and with the STP clinical workstreams.

The successful candidate will also provide input into the production and development of specific parts of the Annual Public Health Report and the JSNA.

The Senior Public Health Lead will also be expected to utilise, and to assist others in the wider Public Health team to utilise, appropriate specialist Public Health tools (technologies, approaches, and information sources) in the development of key outputs, eg strategies, commissioning plans, service specifications, briefing reports, service evaluations and customer/partner engagement activities.

The Senior Public Health Lead will promote and support the use of Health Impact Assessments and Health Equity Audits in strategic decision making and in monitoring preventive and health and care services .

There may be an opportunity for the successful candidate to line manage or supervise a member of staff, where feasible, and where appropriate to deputise for the Consultant in Public Health.

It is assumed that candidates may require some additional training for this role and suitable opportunities will be identified for this purpose. You will also be invited to attend local educational events organised for the Surrey and Kingston Public Health Registrars.

The vacancy is for a full-time post but applicants wishing to work part-time or job-share (paid pro-rata) are also invited to apply.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 25th February 2018.

Interviews will take place on 15th March 2018.

Equal Opportunity, Values and Behaviours

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

The values below will be crucial in delivering our corporate strategy, and are what we draw on to make a difference for Surrey residents.

  • Listen - We actively listen to others and expect to be listened to.
  • Responsibility - We take responsibility in all that we do at work.
  • Trust - We work to inspire trust and we trust in others.
  • Respect - We are supportive and inclusive and committed to learning from others.

Our behaviours are what people experience when they interact. They encompass how we do our work and how we treat other.

  • Be customer focussed - We put the customer at the heart of our work and take responsibility to uphold the customer promise in all that we do.
  • Work as one team - We collaborate with and involve our partners, customers and colleagues, and build strong and lasting relationships based on listening, trust and mutual respect.
  • Make things happen - We plan and deliver our work on time and effectively, making sure we understand the needs and priorities and considering all our options and risks.
  • Communicate with purpose - We communicate clearly to all our stakeholders, making sure that we listen, understand and inform in the process.
  • Be the best we can be - We embrace the need for change and innovation, taking responsibility to improve our services and processes in the right way.
  • Develop ourselves and others - We learn continually, we seek feedback about our own performance and support others to learn.

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