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  • Advert number: 357325-0
  • Posted Date: 06/05/14
  • Closing Date: 08/06/14

East Sussex County Council

Consultants in Public Health/Medicine

LMG 7 – £73,212 - £80,008 Ref: ASC3250


Location: County Hall, Lewes, East Sussex

East Sussex County Council, a very successful and ambitious authority with a strong track record of delivery, is seeking to appoint two Consultants in Public Health/Consultant in Public Health Medicine. Qualified and experienced individuals who wish to be part of this new era for Public Health and contribute to promoting and protecting health and wellbeing, reducing health inequalities and improving health care for the people of East Sussex are invited to apply. You will work as part of the Senior Public Health Departmental Team and report to the Director of Public Health.

You will be responsible for a number of key Public health work streams and will link with all key agencies and organisations including Clinical Commissioning Groups, Health and Social care providers, Public Health England, NHS England and departments within the Council.

Key areas will include providing public health leadership and skills working with colleagues in the Council, Health and Social care community and other key partners to improve health and reduce health inequalities and providing advice and support to the Clinical Commissioning Groups as outlined in the agreed Memorandum of Understanding.

You will be expected to demonstrate high quality leadership and management skills, to be self motivated and confident, be able to manage a wide portfolio of work and meet targets and deadlines, and work across a wide range of partners and organisations.

Specific areas of work will be negotiated according to the needs of the Public Health Department and the skills and knowledge of the successful candidates, on appointment.

For an informal discussion and before applying, please contact Cynthia Lyons, Acting Director of Public Health, on 01273 336032.

To apply, please visit

Closing date: Sunday 8 June 2014.
Interview date: Monday 23 June 2014.

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.