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  • Advert number: 359242-0
  • Posted Date: 06/06/14


Director of Public Health

Competitive Salary

As the Director of Public Health, you will act as health champion across the whole of our business and will have lead responsibility for the local authority’s public health functions.

With agreement on our strategic wellbeing priorities in place, our new role as leaders for Public Health is pivotal to future success and we are now looking for a Director of Public Health who can carry this determination forward. Professionally accountable to the Chief Executive and managerially to the Executive Director of Adult Social Care and Health and Wellbeing, you will ensure that plans are in place to protect the health of the population, whilst playing a crucial role in ensuring that there are integrated health and wellbeing services across Peterborough.

Trained and experienced in all areas of public health practice and registered as a public health specialist with the GMC or UK Public Health Register, you will be a visionary and inspirational leader and have the leadership skills to take full advantage of this fantastic opportunity to innovate and drive new ways of working to help our communities live longer, healthier lives.

Consultants in Public Health/
Public Health Medicine

Competitive Salary • Full time/part time/job share

Reporting to the Director of Public Health, we are seeking to appoint a total of 1.5 fte consultants in public health/public health medicine.

Providing public health leadership and skills, a key aspect of the role will be to link with key agencies and organisations including Clinical Commissioning Groups, Health and Social care providers, Public Health England, NHS England and departments within the Council. The posts will include 0.8 fte delivering the healthcare public health advice service to the CCG and 0.2 fte leading health protection, with the remaining 0.5 fte covering the wider public health agenda.

The postholders will be registered as public health specialists with the GMC or UK Public Health Register. They will be expected to demonstrate high quality leadership and management skills, to be self-motivated and confident, be able to lead a team effectively and work across a wide range of partners and organisations in a way that ensures public health programmes achieve measurable impact on improving health.

For further details on any of these roles, please visit or contact Jon Houlihan on 0121 644 5710.