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Public Health Practitioner - Drugs and Alcohol

  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: 8577
  • Published: Tue 05/11/2019, 16:35 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 21/11/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 18.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £33,123 - £36,138 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Bedfordshire

Team: Public Health

Job Family: Advising CBG11

Salary: £33,123 - £36,138 per annum pro rata

Hours: Part-time, 18.5 hours per week

Base Location: Priory House, although the postholder will be required to work across Central Bedfordshire, Bedford Borough and Milton Keynes local authority areas  

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: Thursday 21st November 2019

Interview Date: Friday 6th December 2019

 

More about the role:

The Public Health Team works across Central Bedfordshire, Bedford Borough and Milton Keynes Councils to promote health and wellbeing for all and minimise preventable ill health. The CBC based team leads and commissions for Stop Smoking and Tobacco Control, Drug and Alcohol treatment and prevention and 0-19 Healthy Child Programme.

 

The postholder/s will be required to work in collaboration with a range of key internal and external partners to develop and deliver strategies to prevent and minimise harm from drug and alcohol consumption, with a focus on preventing and reducing the harms caused by alcohol to children, young people and adults.

 

The postholder will:

  • create a social and physical environment in Central Bedfordshire that promotes health and wellbeing for all and minimises preventable ill health
  • support the development of strong system leadership and partnership working, including influencing other organisations and agencies to increase their engagement with health and wellbeing, ill health prevention and health inequalities.

 

The role requires:

  • a working knowledge of key public health concepts such as epidemiology, data interpretation, evaluation, delivering cost-effective and evidence-based interventions
  • effective commissioning support of services, including needs assessment, specifying service outcomes and performance management.

 

Qualifications and Experience  

The suitable candidate will have;

  • Degree level or equivalent level of knowledge gained through courses and relevant experience.
  • Experience of working with a range of external organisations to achieve specific objectives.
  • Degree level or equivalent level of knowledge gained through courses and relevant experience.
  • Experience of multi-agency working across organisational boundaries.
  • Experience of influencing and achieving without direct management.
  • Experience of working effectively both within a team and independently.
  • Experience of project management.
  • Ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines – managing own workload and delegating as appropriate.
  • Is flexible and adaptable, planning effectively and responding to changing circumstances and newly revised/set targets and priorities.
  • Ability to write and present reports for a range of audiences, including senior, strategic groups.

 

Join us, and take advantage of a our rewards package, agile working and the chance to learn and progress. Find your greatness by helping us to deliver better services to the local community, reduce the harms caused by drug and alcohol and improve outcomes for those affected by drug and alcohol use.

 

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.

 

To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Public Health Practitioner Recruitment Pack

 

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Charlotte Ball at charlotte.ball@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk or call 07392 287075


For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at recruitment@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk

 

Safeguarding:

Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.  

 

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.

 

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx

Downloads

  • Central Bedfordshire Map
  • Family Profile
  • Role Profile

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: 8577
  • Published: Tue 05/11/2019, 16:35 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 21/11/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 18.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £33,123 - £36,138 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Bedfordshire

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