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Public Health Lead (2 posts)

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 14 £51,869 - £57,639 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
10 December 2023
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The Public Health Department in Derbyshire County Council is looking for 2 permanent Public Health Leads to support departmental leadership capacity. Currently the roles focus on the following areas:

  • Public Health Lead (Substance Use and Community Safety)
  • Public Health Lead (Start Well and Oral Health)

Candidates should demonstrate experience at a senior level within the field of Public Health (or relevant profession), a commitment to partnership working, be passionate about reducing health inequalities and be able to demonstrate experience in improving the health and wellbeing of the local population.

Employees have access to a range of benefits and discounts including: 

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 34 days annual leave per year plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Flexible working
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Paid travel expenses if required to travel to other sites
  • Smarter travel scheme including access to the cycle to work scheme
  • Supportive management and team
  • Access to our in-house occupational services which also includes free eye tests, physiotherapy and counselling
  • Derbyshire rewards – offering hundreds of discounts and cashback 

More details on the benefits of working for the council can be found on our reward and recognition page here

Please indicate on your application form which job/s you would like to be considered for.

In the first instance, if you wish to have an informal discussion about any of these roles, please contact vicky.smyth@derbyshire.gov.uk  or Iain.little@derbyshire.gov.uk

Provisional interview dates: 14th/18th December 2023

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.