- Advert number: 325241-0
- Posted Date: 28/02/13
- Closing Date: 24/03/13
Public Health Wales
Director of the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and
Surveillance Unit and Consultant in Public Health
Permanent, full time
Consultant Payscale or Band 9
Based in central Cardiff
This is a high-profile and challenging role with responsibilities for the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit (WCISU) and within the wider Public Health Wales Observatory. Through your leadership and expertise, you’ll protect and improve the Welsh population’s health and well-being, with a particular focus on cancer intelligence.
As Director of WCISU, you’ll lead strategy and operations for this specialist registry, which holds records of all incidences of cancer in Wales going back to 1972. Expect to participate in national and international cancer research projects, providing expert epidemiological and public health input and contributing to data design and analysis. Working as a member of the Public Health Wales Observatory at this exciting time, you will support and drive the public health agenda through the provision of high-quality intelligence to inform public health action.
A Consultant in either Public Health or Public Health Medicine, you must be on the GMC/GDC Specialist Register/UK Voluntary Register for Public Health Specialists. Experience of working with a major population-level database or surveillance system is essential, as is experience of undertaking practical information analysis. A strategic thinker with proven leadership skills, you’ll be capable of managing both projects and people. Good communication, including the ability to present ideas, influence opinion and negotiate effectively, is also essential.
Further information is available from the Human Resources Division, Velindre NHS Trust Headquarters, 2 Charnwood Court, Heol Billingsley, Parc Nantgarw, Cardiff CF15 7QZ, telephone 02920 615888.
Further enquiries or informal visits are encouraged and should be arranged through Dr Judith Greenacre, Director of Health Intelligence (telephone 01267 225033 or email firstname.lastname@example.org) or Mrs Shelagh Reynolds, General Manager, WCISU (telephone 02920 373500 or email email@example.com).
Please note that we no longer accept CVs and all information should be included on your application form.
Closing date: 24th March 2013.