Senior Public Health Practitioner Ref:50046979
County Hall & Agile Working
Grade 12, £39,810.00 to £42,089.00
Vacancy Reference: 50046979
Closing Date: 30/04/2021
Hours: 37 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
The Public Health Team is seeking to
appoint a Senior Public Health Practitioner to work within a small, busy team
to commission services and implement aspects of the Public Health Strategy. You
will be working on 2-3 strategic topic areas and have the skill and experience
to take on different portfolios, as required.
Day to day tasks include supporting:
services; supporting Principals in preparing needs assessments, specifications
and working with procurement on tenders
delivery; driving forward progress against the action plan
working; work with a range of partner organisations in the NHS, across the
council, and in voluntary and community organisations
The post involves the daily use of a
range of IT packages including Microsoft teams, enabling home working. After Covid restrictions are lifted, there
will be office based work and occasional working on the mainland in Southampton,
Winchester and occasionally further away, such as a day-long networking meeting
Applicants should have good
interpersonal and communication skills and be able to prioritise a demanding
and varied workload. You will need to be self-motivated with good project
management skills; a team player who displays commitment, flexibility, and
You will have a Masters in Public Health
or similar. You will be or have the desire to work towards becoming a
registered public health practitioner.
For further information or an informal
discussion please contact Sharon Kingsman at Sharon.Kingsman@iow.gov.uk to book a phone call.
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