Salary: £39,880 - £42,821 Plus laptop & phone
Working Arrangements: Monday - Friday inc. Agile Working
Hours per week: 37
Contract type: Fixed Term for 12 months
Flexible working arrangement: Yes, and we’re happy to talk flexible working arrangements with you.
This post is suitable for Job Share
Suitable for Secondment: Employees wishing to be considered for secondment should agree with their head of service before submitting an application form.
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Closing date: 26.02.2021 at 23:59
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About the Post:
There’s never been a more challenging and rewarding time to join public health. We are recruiting to temporary positions across health improvement, children and young people’s public health and health protection.
Creativity, ambition and a focus on people. That’s what matters at Barnsley Council. Our award-winning council is on an exciting journey of change. It’s all about putting local people at the heart of everything, listening to and doing good for our communities. We’re now more innovative, more efficient and provide better value for money. The changes are clear to see - from new businesses and jobs, to improving school results and to museums being recognised for their community engagement.
Shape a better future with us
We’re thrilled to have achieved Investors in People (IIP) Gold status for how we lead, support and develop people. Now we’d like you to be part of our success and help us take change further. Join us on our journey to a brighter future. By working together, with each other and with our communities, we can take pride in improving lives. Let’s make a better Barnsley for everyone.
Your role in our journey
We have a number of temporary vacancies covering a range of programmes and public health initiatives. You will work in close partnership with colleagues across the council, the NHS and a host of statutory, community and voluntary groups, you will lend your expertise to programmes promoting health and wellbeing. Crucially, you’ll also help us to develop, deliver and evaluate projects to tackle health inequalities. What’s more, you’ll help us to develop services, commissioning and strategies, and play a key part in needs assessments and service reviews.
A lot to look forward to
Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: honesty, teamwork, excellent service, and taking pride in what we do. As part of our team, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to support you in being truly excellent. You see, we prioritise learning and enabling you to achieve your potential. So we’ve created a development process that lets you grow in the way that suits you - whether that’s training to be a leader, or learning flexibly online. That’s one of the reasons why we achieved IIP Gold, and why you’ll find your career here inspiring and rewarding.
Senior Public Health Practitioner
This full-time post will provide specialist public health advice and support to the health protection and COVID-19 response. The postholder will coordinate and lead work streams and projects related to COVID-19 symptomatic and asymptomatic testing and COVID-19 vaccination using and developing appropriate systems and processes to achieve agreed outcomes. They will work in collaboration with colleagues across the Council, CCG/NHS and partners to deliver a programme of work to support the uptake of these interventions to improve population health and inequalities.
For more information, please contact Rebecca Clarke on 07879 488077 or email@example.com
Interviews will take place on 11th March 2021
Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.
Job Profile: Public Health Senior Practitioner Job Profile.pdf
Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf
Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.
Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.
CVs will not be accepted.