Public Health Specialist
Bradford Metropolitan District Council
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Public Health Specialist
PO4/PO5 £41, 496 - £ 47,573 pa (Pro rata for Part Time Posts)
1 x 37 hours per week
Temporary until March 2025 (May be extended subject to funding availability and requirement)
Based at Brittania House (Hybrid office arrangements are available, allowing working from home and office)
As this post is suitable for a secondment, interested applicants need to have secured the secondment agreement with their manager prior to the application.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, highly motivated and dedicated individual to join the public health team at Bradford council to lead our work and deliver positive change on alcohol harm reduction. As a Public Health Specialist, you will be a key member of the team, and play a vital role in designing, implementing, and evaluating evidence-based initiatives aimed at reducing the harmful effects of alcohol consumption on individuals, families and communities. Key areas of work include: assessing and analysing data and information to understand local need and gaps; developing comprehensive evidence based alcohol harm reduction programs and plans; designing and leading alcohol harm reduction initiatives; monitoring and evaluating the impact of initiatives, supporting best practice across systems; collaborating and problem solving across a range of partners and stakeholders; ensuring that that the voice of those with lived experience voice is central to decision making.
Main duties of the job
We are looking for candidates who share our passion for reducing inequalities and promoting healthier communities and who can demonstrate a strong ability to working effectively with all partners, those with lived experience and key stakeholders to deliver excellent, high quality services and make a meaningful impact on public health.
Please refer to the Job Profile for full details of the requirements of the post including key competencies.
Job Webinar online
We will be running an open job information webinar online for you to learn more about the post, working in the public health team at Bradford council and to answer any questions that you may have about the role or application process.
This will be held at 3-4pm on Thursday 5th October 2023
To book onto this webinar please email Claire Priestman firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information regarding this post please contact Liz Barry, Head of Public Health, on 07582103101 or email@example.com
Bradford Council About Us.
Bradford Council is the fourth largest of 36 Metropolitan District Councils in the country, which serve the larger cities and conurbations. There are four other metropolitan authorities in the West Yorkshire area Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield.
We employ approximately 8,500 people (excluding schools) including social workers, litter pickers, library staff, lawyers and town planners. The size and scale of Bradford Council makes it one of the biggest employers in the district.
The City of Bradford has the status of a City and a Metropolitan Borough. In addition to the Traditional Bradford City, the Metropolitan District includes the following main areas of population: Addingham, Baildon, Bingley, Burley, Cullingworth, Denholme, Eastburn, Haworth, Ilkley, Keighley, Menston, Oxenhope, Queensbury, Silsden, Shipley and Steeton.
The total population of the District is approximately 531,200 and it covers 141 square miles. Bradford Council has a workforce of 18,000 (including schools).
To find out more about Bradford Council and to view our vacancies please visit https://www.bradford.gov.uk/jobs/jobs/
Please refer to the supporting documents.
Please provide evidence of how you meet the Special Knowledge criteria, Experience and Qualifications that are required for the role.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).