Public Health Consultant

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3 days per week
£72,190 to £86,426 p.a. pro rata
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Swindon Borough Council is seeking to recruit a part-time, 3 days, substantive Public Health Consultant to support in the delivery of Swindon’s public health priorities and Covid-19 Local Outbreak Management Plan.

Our vision is to create healthier, stronger and more resilient communities and to ensure people in Swindon stay safe from Covid-19 through prevention and rapid management of outbreaks. Our highly successful public health team works to deliver against the Borough’s public health priorities as well as responding and recovering from Covid-19, reducing health inequalities and protecting the most vulnerable.

We are looking for a forward-thinking Public Health Consultant, who have a proven track record working across all domains of public health. An established leader with drive and highly developed public health skills to help shape decisions over a range of public health functions, operating and influencing across the system to achieve a significant impact for improving health and wellbeing of the Swindon population.

As members of the senior management team you will have help to lead on the response and recovery from Covid-19 and support the Director of Public Health in realising the ambition to ensure that public health agendas and priorities are driven forward.  

You will work in partnership with senior managers from across the Council, with the Clinical
Commissioning Group and our acute trust, the voluntary sector as well as other partner agencies to improve health outcomes and make a positive difference to the lives of people in Swindon. If you are a progressive leader in public health, where your commitment and stamina and agility to work in a fast paced environment will be rewarded by the diversity of the role, to lead in a supportive environment, whilst developing your own public health career within a passionate team, we would very much like to hear from you.

This role is home-based working but with a requirement to be able to travel to Swindon Borough Council Offices, Central Swindon and across the Borough as required. Swindon Borough Council terms and conditions apply to this role.

Candidates must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act – for the effective performance of a customer-facing role).

For an informal discussion about the role, before applying, please contact Director of Public Health, Steve Maddern,

All applications for this position are being handled through NHS Jobs. Please visit the NHS Jobs website for application details. NHS Ref No: L73-F0065-20-5309