Public Health Consultant

Job specification

Flexible location with travel to Swindon as necessary
37 - happy to talk flexible working
£75,914 p.a. to £86,426 p.a.
Closing date:
Job reference:
Interview date:
w/c 22/02/2021
Date posted:
Swindon Borough Council is seeking to recruit a full time substantive Public Health Consultant to support in the delivery of Swindon’s public health priorities the 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 to protect and improve health, tackle health inequalities and protecting the most vulnerable.

We are looking for a forward-thinking Public Health Consultant, who has 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 who is keen to work with a passionate public health team, we would very much like to hear from you.

This role is currently home-based but candidates should have the ability to be able to travel to and around Swindon as part of the role. Swindon Borough Council terms and conditions apply to this 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-F0065-21-1693