Consultant in Public Health
Redbridge is an ambitious, diverse and exciting east-London borough. What we do is driven by changing our relationship with local people to support our vision. As a result, we've developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council.
We're one of the fastest growing parts of the country and the third most diverse London borough. Our communities are attracted by a mixture of excellent schools, relatively affordable housing, high-quality open space and rapid transport connections into the heart of the City.
The population of Redbridge is currently 301,785 and is one of the most ethnically diverse Boroughs in England with moderate levels of deprivation. The health of people in Redbridge is generally better than the England average.
You will be joining an organisation that firmly believes in public health and has a key role to play in delivering Redbridge’s vision for healthy sustainable communities through embedding prevention programmes with a wide range of internal and external partners
Redbridge is responding to new opportunities such as rising population and housing growth. Children’s Services have been graded ‘Outstanding’ – which is the highest possible grading.
We are looking for a forward thinking and ambitious Consultant in Public Health to work on an exciting portfolio including further developing our public health work to improve the health and wellbeing of our residents and reduce health inequalities.
The Public Health function is based within the People Directorate within the Integrated Strategic Commissioning Team and works with all other service areas across the Local Authority and the NHS including the ICS. The Authority is committed to training GP Trainees, Public Health Trainees and Management Trainees. The post holders would be expected to play an active role in clinical supervision/ educational supervision of trainees.
Closing Date: 16th October 2020
Interviews: Week commencing 2nd November 2020.
Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by an Advisory Appointments Committee as per guidance by the Faculty of Public Health.
If you are interested please contact:
Gladys Xavier - Director of Public Health and Commissioning, Gladys.firstname.lastname@example.org or for an informal conversation call her on 0208 708 5732.
To apply for this job please visit www.redbridge.gov.uk
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