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Senior Public Health Practitioner

Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Location
Mold
Salary
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
3 Jun 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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. The post-holder will support work across the geographical area of Conwy and Denbighshire in addition to working regionally across North Wales on projects or programmes within the annual work plan.

We are looking for someone with a relevant Masters, and/or equivalent work-based experience & skills in Public Health/Health Promotion, who enjoys working with partners across various sectors to improve health and well-being.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will lead and support a programme of public health work, based on the public health priorities within North Wales such as tobacco control, reducing alcohol harm, sexual health, physical activity, healthy weight, mental health and wellbeing, and reducing health inequalities.

The post-holder should be prepared to travel across the North Wales area, 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 Wales Preswylfa Office in Mold. 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 .

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

Person Specification

Qualifications and/or Knowledge

Essential

  • 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.


Desirable

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


Experience

Essential

  • 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.


Desirable

  • Qualitative and quantitative research methods


Aptitude and Abilities

Essential

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


Desirable

  • Information and knowledge management skills.


Values

Essential

  • Ability to prioritise, plan and manage workload.


Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

Preswylfa,

Hendy Road

Mold

CH7 1PZ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

050-AC306-0524

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