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Assistant Director of Public Health

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 16 £62,872 - £68,599 per annum - plus a £14,000 per annum market supplement
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
28 August 2022
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**Derbyshire County Council is hiring!**

Derbyshire County Council is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic registered Public Health Specialist to the position of Assistant Director of Public Health.

This role will be a key member of the Public Health senior leadership team, the successful candidate will need to be a forward thinking and adaptive system leader able to work across the health and care system.

The successful post-holder will lead a challenging and complex transformational agenda across the local population health and wellbeing agenda. The successful post-holder will also take on a leadership and management role across specific functions within the Department, the remit of this will be negotiated with the successful candidate and the Public Health senior leadership team upon appointment.

The successful candidate will require a high level understanding of epidemiology, statistics, health improvement, public health practice, health economics and healthcare evaluation. The successful candidate will need specialist registration with the General Medical Council (GMC) or United Kingdom Public Health register (UKPHR).

Derbyshire is a wonderful place to live, visit and work. It is a largely rural county with many sparsely populated areas, 28 market towns and around 9 million people living within easy reach of the county in surrounding cities.

For a confidential and informal discussion about the role please contact: Debbie Herbert on 01639 538 964 – debbie.herbert@derbyshire.gov.uk 

*A market supplement of £14,000 pa is currently attached to this post. This is a separate payment made in addition to the normal salary. All market supplement payments are reviewed 6 months prior to their proposed end date to determine whether the supplement should continue. Further information on market supplement payments is available on our website derbyshire.gov.uk/pay-and-benefits/pay-information/salary-scales.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service 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.