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  • Advert number: 328669-0
  • Posted Date: 16/04/13
  • Closing Date: 10/05/13

Eastern Office (Linenhall Street, Belfast)
The Public Agency is seeking to recruit for the following vacancy: Public Health Consultant/Specialist to work within the division of Service Development and Screening.
 The Public Health Directorate is one of three Directorates within the Public Health Agency created through the Review of Public Administration. The other Directorates are Nursing and Allied Health Professions and Operations. Within the Public Health Directorate there are four divisions; Health Improvement, Research and Development, Health Protection and Service Development and screening. Each division is led by an Assistant Director.
 The successful applicant will play a key role in the PHA response to complex Public Health issues. The postholder will ensure provision of Public Health Advice to the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) through the commissioning teams and its Local Commissioning Groups (LCGs) in development of the HSCB and PHA Commissioning arrangements for Health and Social Care. They will also support continuous improvement in the safety and quality of Services. He/she will be required to develop and/or facilitate the development of appropriate Clinical Networks, implementation of Service frameworks, and other good practice standards within defined Functional/Service areas.
 Working in a challenging environment of multiple and complex demands will require the postholder to have an ability to work effectively across organisations and possess skills in negotiation, diplomacy and the application of intellectual rigor.
 The post is available on a full time basis (individuals offering eight or more PAs will be considered). Contact person for further information: Dr Diane Corrigan, telephone: 028 3741 4563. Closing date for completed applications: Friday, 10th May 2013 at 12 noon. Interviews are currently scheduled for Monday, 3rd June 2013.
 Further information and to apply online please visit: We are an equal opportunities employer.