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Consultant in Public Health – Children & Targeted Interventions

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

The Role

The London Boroughs of Richmond and Wandsworth present a fantastic opportunity to be part of a public health team that is truly embedded across all council departments and serving over half a million residents.

We are recruiting to a Consultant in Public Health role to support both councils to improve, promote and protect the health and wellbeing of local populations.

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 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 children and young people, mental health, regeneration, knife crime, substance misuse, sexual health and health protection.  The post provide line management of team members also support the Director of Public Health with a health protection lead on the recovery from COVID-19.

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!

You will report to the Director of Public Health. The Public Health Division sits within the Directorate of Adult Social Care and Public Health.

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

Closing Date: 5th July 2020

Shortlisting Date: Week commencing 6th July

Interview Date: 23rd July 2020

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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