Public Health Programme Manager
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Public Health team. We are looking for a motivated, dynamic, and enthusiastic Programme Manager to support the public health and health inequalities workstreams in the Trust, based at North Tyneside General Hospital but working Trustwide.
The Public Health team has seen a lot of growth over the last two years and this position will be key in leading the team to achieve our objectives within the public health strategy. The Public Health team cover a wide and varied topic range, including, but not exclusive, personalised care, tobacco dependency, healthy weight, public health maternity, staff health and well-being and supporting the wider Trust to embed public health approaches in their clinical pathways and teams.
The post holder will have key responsibility for a team of staff, including day to day management, appraisals, sickness, and performance. The post holder will have advanced communication skills and be able to communicate with a wide range of staff and external partners.
The post holder will have oversight of several workstreams and must be able to manage multiple projects to a high standard, maintaining deadlines and presenting reports as required.
Main duties of the job
The Post plays a key role supporting the public health senior leadership team to deliver the public health strategy, responsible for leading and supporting development, delivery and evaluation of prevention and public health programmes across the organisation.
Managing a varied portfolio of work, including projects. This role takes the strategic lead for smoke free and tobacco dependency workstreams. A strong interest/extensive experience in tobacco would be desirable.
Demonstrate a consistent leadership style which engages, enables and empowers others, facilitating team working and collaboration.
Candidates will possess highly developed specialist public health knowledge, underpinned by theory and experience. Experience of leading, managing and developing a variety of complex public health programmes in a range of settings.
The post holder will demonstrate experience in management of a team and expected to manage a wide range of staff.
The post holder will be able to prioritise work, working well against a background of change and uncertainty. Adaptable to situations, and able to handle people of all capabilities and attitudes.
We are looking for a commitment to team-working, respect, and consideration for the skills of others.
Candidates will be able to analyse and evaluate quantitative and qualitative data and research evidence from a range of sources, making recommendations and inform decision making.
Within the Public Health team there are opportunities to grow and learn. The post holder will have regular supervision and training opportunities, appropriate to the role. The team are based at North Tyneside General Hospital but operate on a blended work system with opportunities to work from home, as per service / role need.
The post holder will be committed to continuous professional development, possess excellent organisational and managerial skills, and the passion to deliver to the highest standard. Excellent team working and prioritisation skills are crucial. The candidate will have the ability to work effectively on their own and as part of a wider team with a flexible approach to work.
The ability to be flexible & organised in the workplace with a passion for delivering a quality and successful service is essential. We are looking for a committed, enthusiastic, innovative, and flexible individual with the ability to work in a potentially demanding and diverse workflow and to work on his/her own initiative, as a member of a growing team.
If you think you have the skills and motivation to succeed in this role, we are keen to hear from you. Informal conversations or visits to our team from interested parties are strongly encouraged.
The post holder will have highly developed specialist public health knowledge, underpinned by theory and experience. Experience of leading, managing and developing a variety of complex public health programmes in a range of settings and demonstrate a commitment to team-working, respect, and consideration for the skills of others.
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