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Advanced Public Health Practitioner

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 13 £42,513 - £46,156 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Covering for secondment 12 months from start date
37 hours per week
Closing Date
11 September 2022
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We are looking to recruit an Advanced Public Health Practitioner to support the Healthcare Public Health agenda across the complex system of Derbyshire.

This post will be part of the Live Well, Age Well team, which focuses on programmes of work to support improvements to healthcare and premature mortality Public Health Outcomes Framework indicators, and reducing health inequalities.  The team works closely with healthcare, social care, and community and voluntary sector system partners.

The role will be supporting the Public Health Lead, providing leadership to specific elements of Public Health Practice on this agenda and working at a senior level to deliver improvements in health and wellbeing outcomes. Current priorities for the team include:

  • Developing the public health offer supporting the Core20PLUS5 approach to reducing health inequalities
  • Building and maintaining networks with adult social care and developing the evidence base to inform      strategic decision making
  • Working closely with Knowledge and Intelligence and Commissioning teams to ensure that appropriate      information and evidence is utilised to inform decision making, commissioning intentions and service delivery
  • Review and commissioning of a falls prevention service, including review of the falls pathway
  • Review and commissioning of NHS Health Checks, including a proof-of-concept test for delivering NHS Health Checks by a community provider
  • Developing a Health Literacy approach for Derbyshire

Due to another vacancy in the team, the specific work areas will be agreed with the post-holder following recruitment.

We are looking for an individual with excellent communication skills who has experience at working at a senior level, and the flexibility to adapt to an ever-changing public health landscape.

For a confidential and informal discussion about the role please contact: Caroline Mackie on 07964 248988 or by email at caroline.mackie@derbyshire.gov.uk

Provisional Interview Date: Week commencing 19 September.