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Vacancy Details

Consultant in Public Health (Locum)

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Hay Grade 4, salary: £75,092 pro rata per annum
Magdalen House
Working Pattern:
Part Time
21.60 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
23/02/2020 at 23:55 PM
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council



Part time:     3 days per week (21.6 hours)

Duration:       3 months

 Base:   Sefton Council, People Directorate Magdalen House, Bootle, Merseyside L20 3NJ

Sefton MBC is recruiting a part time Consultant in Public Health to support the Interim Director of Public Health maintain the development of an ambitious and far reaching programme of work. Public Health is positioned at the heart of the council, operating as a strategic function to support the councils Public Sector Reform agenda, which places early intervention and prevention at its core. As this is a short-fixed term appointment, the post holder will be expected to start work and proceed at pace with great enthusiasm in order to influence local commissioning of children’s public health as well emotional health and well-being.

Sefton is an area that stretches from Bootle in the south to Southport in the north. To the east lies the town of Maghull and the west is bordered by an award-winning coastline covering Crosby through to Formby and Ainsdale.

We also work on wider footprints where this is of benefit to improving the health of Sefton residents, and where it delivers more efficient, effective and cost-effective programmes. These footprints include the Liverpool City region, Cheshire and Merseyside and other specific Local Authorities in the North west.

Job Requirements:

A fundamental priority for Sefton Council and its partners is supporting local communities to improve their health and wellbeing and facilitating the elimination of health inequalities.

Sefton Council is looking for a consultant in public health who has the credibility and skills to work across the whole system including local government, NHS, Voluntary, Community and Faith sector and directly with communities themselves and will fully understand how to maximise and harness the potential improvement opportunities.

The post holder will lead on the following key areas: The Healthy Child Programme, planning and response to Regulatory Inspections, emotional health and well-being. He/she will deputise for the Interim Director and support the team in specialist public health training and be able to provide expert advice on all health matters.

For informal discussion about the post, please contact, Margaret Jones, Consultant in Public Health on 0796 7158789

Closing Date: 23rd February

Interviews: week commencing 16th March 2020


Equal Opportunities

Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).

Please fully complete the online application form.

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