Interim Public Health Programme Officer x 2

  • Location

    England

  • Sector:

    Public Health

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Maisie Hockings

  • Contact email:

    m.hockings@panoramicassociates.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    2834_1619625310

  • Duration:

    5+ months

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Maisie Hockings

Panoramic Associates are working with a local authority to support the recruitment to 2 x Interim Public Health Programme Officer's role. Both roles are fully remote, full time for a period of 6 months. Across the two posts, the locacl authrotiy are looking for coverage across: Obesity, Health Promotio, Health in all Policies, Smoking, Substance Misuse and Sexual Health. There will also be opportunity to pick up other areas of public health.

Role responsibilities:

  • Be accountable for project delivery to the Public Health Programme Manager and to create a comprehensive life course prevention programme in own area of work mapped to an evidence-based framework
  • Develop excellent working relationships with internal and external partners to ensure that the programme achieves the greatest possible community benefit and value for money for the Council.
  • Ensure that the Council is able to receive all relevant additional funding local, regional or national that is available to support the implementation of public health improvements
  • Represent the Public Health team at local, regional and national meetings and forums and feedback key issues
  • Establish and monitor robust systems for all aspects of project management, including Project Initiation Documents, business cases, project plans, risk registers and communications.
  • Support local communities in the development of actions to tackle longstanding and widening health inequality issues
  • Contribute to the production of key documents in JSNA e.g. the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA)

Required experience / skillset:

  • Degree in public health or related health field as essential with Masters in public health
  • Demonstrable evidence of continuing professional development and willing to work towards registration as a Public Health Practitioner on the UK Public Health Register (PHR).
  • Extensive knowledge of behavioural change theories relevant to public health issues
  • Good understanding and experience of methods of developing evidence based practice and measuring health improvements for long term conditions via a range of methods
  • Extensive knowledge of health intelligence and data sources.

To apply, please contact Maisie Hockings.