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Consultant in Public Health - Adults, Social Care and Health Care

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

The London Boroughs of Richmond and Wandsworth present a unique opportunity to be part of a team who are working together to deliver a ground-breaking shared staffing structure in local government.

We are recruiting to a Consultant in Public Health for Adults, Social Care and Healthcare Public Health.

As well as strong skills and experience in leading on complex Public Health issues, we are looking for a positive attitude and the ability to cope with multiple and changing demands.  You will be able to work flexibly and autonomously.  You will be politically astute and enable elected members to maximise their positive impact on health and wellbeing.  You will be a clear communicator and are able to take people with you to effect change.  You will embrace diversity and be able to work and influence people from all walks of life.​

You will lead on a range of portfolio areas and strategic programmes.  This will include programmes relating to adults and older people, healthcare public health, oversight of health intelligence, quality assurance and primary care commissioning.  You will support the Director of Public Health to produce an Annual Director of Public Health Report and to manage team members.

You will report to the Director of Public Health and sit in the wider Directorate of Adult Social Care and Public Health, operating in a Public Health system that is embedded across all departments. 

If you have the above attributes, want a relentlessly exciting job and want to influence at the heart of local democracy to improve the health and wellbeing of the residents of Richmond and Wandsworth, this is the job for you and we want to hear from you.

For an informal discussion, please contact Shannon Katiyo –Director of Public Health by: DASSExecSupport@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk or 07971 621 753. 

Closing Date: 10th June

Shortlisting Date: 11th June

Interview Date: 16th June

Please Note, these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change. The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information: Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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