In a borough with amongst thegreatest public health challenges in the country, do you have what it takes towork with local communities, the council and partners to improve healthoutcomes and address health inequalities in Tower Hamlets?
Weare looking for an experienced and competent person to join our unique team ofPublic Health Programme Managers working to enable communities to drive changeat the local level and embed strategic insight across the Council, to influencepositive health outcomes.
Youroverarching goal will be to improve the health and wellbeing of people in TowerHamlets and reduce health inequalities. You will deliver a programme of worktargets at enabling the following aspirations:
Middleage and older people have:
Lifeskills for health and wellbeing through critical life stages e.g. separation,bereavement, retirement, coping with illness, maintaining family/social/ sexualrelationships
Goodemotional health and resilience with foundations for lifelong mental wellbeing
Positivehealth habits built into daily life
Freedomfrom behaviours harmful to health including tobacco, alcohol and substancemisuse
Goodoutcomes through early identification of need and access to early help toreduce or reverse progression of health conditions and maintain a good qualityof life
Freedomfrom abuse and neglect
Dignityand a sense of control in the last years of life
Youwill work across the public health division, the council and wider partners,including the NHS, schools, housing associations and community and voluntaryorganisations.
Asan experienced public health professional, you will help drive the healthy adultsprogramme by employing a diverse skill set that includes:
Logic modelling around outcomes
Insight and intelligence
Strategy, and partnership, public, community engagement, planningand communications
Commissioning and delivery
Evaluation, innovation and research
Developing public health skills and leadership
Management of budgets and resources
You will report to the Healthy AdultsProgramme Lead and will support and lead the work plan to address the healthy adult’saspirations (outlined in the JD). You will line manage 1-2 Public HealthOfficers and will deputise for the Programme Lead where required.
Youwill need to hold a masters level qualification in Public Health or relatedsubject or equivalent experience, have a strong commitment to public healthprinciples and significant experience of public health practice.Please note that the interviews will take place on 9th of August 2019.