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Principal Public Health Practitioner

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£51,706 to £58,210 per annum
Closing date
2 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Public Health Team

Principal Public Health Practitioner - Tobacco Lead

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual, with excellent communication skills, to join our busy and dynamic team. The successful candidate will provide strategic leadership to the Tobacco agenda across the Health Board area, and also ensure effective engagement with relevant national programmes.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will have a proven track record of successful delivery of public health programmes, and experience of working with partners both within and outside of the NHS. They will also display an aptitude for innovation, creativity and generating different ideas for taking things forward.

As a senior member of the Public Health Team, they will be expected to contribute to the development of the team, management of staff, and delivery of other identified team priorities.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this role Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents

Person Specification



  • Masters or equivalent in public health/health promotion/allied discipline or experience


  • UKPHR registration



  • Substantial experience in senior role in public health/health promotion

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


Woodland House

Maes y Coed Road, Cardiff


CF14 4HH

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