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Senior Public Health Practitioner

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual with a passion for public health, to join the Public Health Team of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board.

As a Senior Public Health Practitioner you will provide public health expertise to implementing a Whole System Approach (WSA) across North Wales.

The role includes strategic systems working and thinking, strategic partnership working, managing stakeholder relationships and programme management - bringing together specialist public health knowledge, evidence and ways of working aimed at identifying and aligning priorities across the system for improved health and well-being across North Wales.

Main duties of the job

What we are looking for from you

You will be familiar with the systems-working approach and able to motivate and mobilise others to act. You will be able to explain the evidence underpinning our approach and develop purposeful partnerships and coalitions to deliver action. You will demonstrate a clear understanding of the drivers of overweight and obesity and the potential contribution of the wider system in delivering change. You will have substantial experience in public health and will hold a relevant qualification at Masters level.

The post-holder should be prepared to travel across North Wales, and will spend part of their time in the office and part of their time working from home, as well as attending face to face meetings. The position is based in the Public Health Preswylfa Office in Mold or Bryn Tirion, Bryn y Neuadd Hospital Llanfairfechan.

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

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification

Qualifications and/or Knowledge


  • Masters or equivalent experience in Public Health/Health Promotion or allied discipline or equivalent professional qualification
  • Evidence of continuing professional/personal development.
  • Practical knowledge of public health practice, health promotion models and community development.


  • Registered, or working towards registration, with the UK Public Health Register (Practitioner Registration)



  • Experience in public health/health promotion.
  • Experience of working across a number of organisations/sectors and/or with a number of programmes, including development, managing and evaluation of significant elements of work.


  • Qualitative and quantitative research methods

Aptitude and Abilities


  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Ability to initiate and implement programmes that promote health and well-being.


  • Information and knowledge management skills.



  • Ability to prioritise, plan and manage workload.

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board



Hendy Road



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