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Advanced Public Health Practitioner

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 13 £46,363 - £50,006 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Covering for maternity leave
37 hours per week
Closing Date
02 June 2024

The Public Health Department in Derbyshire County Council is enthusiastic and passionate about protecting and improving the health and wellbeing of the local population. 

We are looking to recruit an Advanced Public Health Practitioner to join our team to cover maternity leave. This is a fixed term full-time post 

Health Protection within the Local Authority seeks to prevent and reduce harm caused by communicable disease or environmental hazard, and seek assurance of preventative programmes such as screening and immunisation.  The team provides assurance to the Director of Public Health through scrutiny and challenge, and acts as an advisor to local partners and wider Council.

You will have excellent communication and negotiation skills and will be confident and experienced in working with a range of stakeholders both internal and external. We are looking for a registered health care professional. The successful candidate will be able to function effectively across organisational boundaries, including with partners across the ICB, UKHSA and Derby City Council  to facilitate the development of effective health protection plans and systems, engaging and influencing positive change. 

If you are looking to develop a career within Health Protection Public Health this post offers an exciting opportunity

Applicants are strongly advised to use the criteria in the person profile as sub-headings in their application to make it clear how they meet each of the selection criteria. Please also see the job profile for competencies and general overview of the role.

For a confidential and informal discussion about the roles please contact  Claire Jones claire.jones@derbyshire.gov.uk

Provisional Interview Date: Week commencing 10th June 2024

Due to this post having administrative privileges within the Council’s IT systems, and in order to comply with the Public Services Network requirements, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Basic criminal record check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.