Senior Public Health Practitioner

Job Summary
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Full time
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Advert End Date:
08/08/2021 23:59
Grade 9 (SCP 37-41) £40,876 - £44.863
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Employment Location:
Civic Centre/City Hall, Sunderland
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Closing date:
8 Aug
Further Information


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Public Health Practitioner to join the Public Health team within Sunderland City Council.

We are seeking an individual with drive and ambition who will lead on key elements of the Council’s public health vision and City Plan. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring and leading wider determinants and substance misuse priority to reduce health inequalities across Sunderland.

Qualified to postgraduate level, you will have an excellent track record of implementing public health programmes in a range of settings, along with excellent interpersonal and influencing skills. You will need to have a proven track record of partnership working with a range of statutory, voluntary and academic agencies to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for Sunderland.

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Previous applicants need not apply.

For an informal discussion please contact Julie Parker-Walton, Consultant in Public Health on 07917 086730

Closing date: Sunday 8th August
Interview date: Tuesday 7th September

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact Operational HR Services by email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk

Please note that CVs are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.