Job Opportunities

Health & Wellbeing Manager
Public Health England
£48,859 - £58,769 per annum
Manchester, Liverpool, or Preston
Working Pattern
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Closing Date
24th of June 2021

Job Description

The post holder will coordinate and deliver high quality, specialist technical and professional public health advice to support local government with driving improvements in health outcomes and reduction in health inequalities based on evidence and cost-effectiveness. They will work with a range of partners including NWPHE, local government, and NHSE/I.

The role will support the development of our new ways of working programme with local councils across the 3 sub-regions: Cheshire and Merseyside, Greater Manchester and Lancashire and South Cumbria, focusing on agreed priorities across the life course, e.g. tobacco, wider determinants of health and children and young people.

It is desirable for applicants to hold a qualification to MSc level or similar. The post holder should have excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills.

Person Specification

Knowledge and Experience:

Essential criteria

Experience of working at a senior level in public health or relevant specialist areas
Specific knowledge of key specialist areas (see Appendix 2 for additional information if relevant to this post), acquired through study and/or relevant experience or training
Experience of influencing a range of commissioners and service providers within and across the health and social care sector
Understanding of: NHS and local government cultures, structures and policies
Understanding of public health practice including epidemiology, statistics, health economics, health care evaluation and health promotion
Understanding of health promotion / quality improvement theory methodology and practice in a range of settings and with different populations

Desirable criteria

Experience of negotiating and influencing on difficult and complex issues
Proven track record of leading effective change management programmes resulting in positive public health outcomes

Equality and Diversity

Essential criteria

An understanding of and commitment to equality of opportunity and good working relationships, both in terms of day-to-day working practices, and in relation to management systems

Skills and Capabilities

Essential criteria

Effective verbal, written and presentation communications skills; capable of constructing and delivering clear ideas and concepts concisely and accurately
Ability to make decisions autonomously, when required, on difficult issues, working to tight and often changing timescales
Experience of researching best practice i.e. finding, reviewing, presenting, interpreting its relevance and processes / practices which could be implemented successfully to achieve system reform, advising on and promoting policy implementation and application of the best practice
Adaptability, flexibility and ability to cope with uncertainty, change and in a busy environment
Willing to engage with and learn from peers, other professionals and colleagues in the desire to provide or support the most appropriate interventions
Demonstrates a strong desire to improve performance and make a difference by focusing on goals

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How To Apply

As above.