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Support Officer (Public Health Programmes)

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

The Role

We are looking for a Public Health Programmes Support Officer with energy and enthusiasm to help our team achieve the best health outcomes for the residents of Richmond and Wandsworth. We are currently recruiting for a permanent post in our expanding Health Protection team to support Richmond and Wandsworth Councils to provide the Health Protection response. This is an exciting time to join Health Protection, your support will help keep us on track as we juggle multiple projects and commitments. Working in a fast-paced team you will have opportunity to support key Health Protection programmes.

We are looking for someone with exceptional administrative and project management skills, and an eye for detail. We are a welcoming team and we are keen to learn from you so that we may improve our skills too.

Please see the job profile for a full list of requirements. In summary you would be responsible for:

  • Providing office support to the Consultant in Public Health and the team, to ensure the smooth running of the department, including dealing with enquiries and any other activities required within the service.
  • Coordinating a range of administrative functions including diary management, minute taking, information dissemination, information collection, coordination of filing systems, the management of invoices and other related financial duties.

You will need to have experience of:

  • Supporting programmes and projects, including data handling, data filing, team organisation and coordination.
  • You will also need to be confident in tasks relating to finance administration including for example invoice processing.

You will embrace diversity and be able to work and influence people from all walks of life. We can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include compressed hours, home working (dependent on service needs) and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays.

In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.

To arrange for an informal discussion about the role, please contact Hollie Stone Senior Public Health Lead on 07870545624 or email hollie.stone@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date: 15/06/2021

Shortlisting Date: 16/06/2021

Interview Dates: 23/06/2021 and 24/06/2021

Useful Information

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. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Please note that the advertised dates for interviews may change due to the current Covid-19 situation. If they do, we will let you know as soon as possible.

Your health and wellbeing is our top priority. Should you become unwell due to Covid-19 during the recruitment process we would very much appreciate receiving an update from you as soon as possible.

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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