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Public Health Programme Manager (Healthy Communities)

  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: J-888
  • Published: Tue 14/06/2022, 11:08 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 10/07/2022, 1:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 28 Hours
  • Salary: £50,451 - £53,490
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Mulberry Place, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, London



We are looking for an experienced and competent Programme Manager, with a passion for community development to join our Healthy Communities Public Health team in Tower Hamlets.

Our unique function strives to enable communities to drive change at a local level and embed strategic insight across the Council to influence positive health outcomes and address health inequalities in Tower Hamlets. You will work alongside three other Healthy Communities Programme Managers, each responsible for one of our localities. Key responsibilities could include:

  • Managing the Community Navigators service
  • Contributing to a multi-agency Locality Health and Wellbeing Committee
  • Developing programmes to reduce loneliness across the life course
  • Improving access to services by deprived and marginalised communities
  • Using community insight to shape and co-produce services


The post holder will work across the public health department, the council and with wider partners, including NHS, CCG, universities and community and voluntary organisations.

This role will involve supervision of staff, trainees and volunteers and leading on agreed projects and programmes. 

You will report to the Healthy Communities Programme Lead and will assist on all aspects of the Healthy Communities programme, taking the lead for specific programme areas as agreed. The post holder will deputise for the Programme Lead where required.

We are working to make our borough a safer, cleaner and fairer place to live. Tower Hamlets is the second most densely populated local authority in the country.

We are a borough of contrasts. We have a diverse, young and growing population. We have achieved better than expected outcomes with recent public health outcomes including Covid-19 We are now looking ahead to new ones including cost of living crisis and for example the impact on wellbeing through social isolation.

Our Healthy Communities team is looking for an experienced community development professional to listen, work alongside, and empower our residents and communities to help shape and improve health and wellbeing across the Borough.

If you wish to discuss this post, please contact Matthew Quin, Programme Lead for Healthy Environments, matthew.quin@towerhamlets.gov.uk 

Please note that the vacancy is part-time (28 hours a week) therefore the salary above will be pro-rata.

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  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: J-888
  • Published: Tue 14/06/2022, 11:08 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 10/07/2022, 1:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 28 Hours
  • Salary: £50,451 - £53,490
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Mulberry Place, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, London