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Director of Public Health


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Job reference REQ03429 Date posted 18/08/2020 Application closing date 31/08/2020 Location Riverside House Salary From £96,791 to £107,791 (depending on knowledge and experience) Job category/type Public Health Public Health Attachments Candidate Briefing Pack.pdf

Salary: From £96,791 to £107,791 (depending on knowledge and experience)

Contract Hours: 37 hours per week

Due to current Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions we are following Government advice and this may result in interviews being held via video call.

Rotherham has changed. Be part of something exceptional.

This is an excellent time to work within Rotherham. We are passionate about the place and the people who live, work and visit here. We are delivering major regeneration and housing, as well as creating new jobs and opportunities for our residents. Rotherham is a real 'central UK' location with excellent road and rail links and is ideally placed near the scenic countryside of the Peak District, whilst also being conveniently located next to the vibrant city of Sheffield.

Our vision for Rotherham is that we come together as a community, where we seek to draw on our proud history to build a future we can all share. We respect decency, dignity and seek to build a town where opportunity is extended to everyone, where people can grow, flourish and prosper, and where no one is left behind.

We offer an excellent pay and benefits package which includes membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, as well as a range of health and wellbeing and other benefits. This makes working for us an attractive proposition.

Due to retirement, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Director of Public Health.

The role sits within the Adult Care Housing and Public Health Directorate, is part of the Council’s Senior leadership Team and is the principal advisor on all public health matters to elected members, officers and partners.

As the Director of Public Health, you will have the opportunity to make vital differences to the life chances of children and adults in areas that have some significant inequalities. This is an opportunity for you to take a transformational approach to Public Health, through actively engaging, communicating and influencing decision making within the council, across partners and with residents to help communities increase their ability to support themselves independently.

For this role the ability to manage complexity and relationships across multiple stakeholders will be key. Your relationship building and communication skills along with your Public Health strategic oversight will play a key role in both the Council’s Covid-19 response and recovery programmes, as well as playing a pivotal role in the delivery of the Council’s visions.

You’ll be ambitious for ensuring good health and wellbeing outcomes, with energy and passion to achieve. An experienced senior manager, with a demonstrable track record of delivering improvements and results.

There is potential for a relocation package to be available.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the recruitment pack.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please contact our consultants at Penna, Nick Raper on 07715 690463 or Helen Alwell on 07809 905467.

Closing Date: 31st August 2020

This post will have access to the Public Services Network, if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at the Basic level (unspent criminal convictions).

Applications from Women, people from Black and Minority Ethnic Communities and Disabled People are welcomed as under-representation currently exists at this level within the organisation. Section 159 of the Equality Act 2010 applies.

This post is classed as 'politically restricted' under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (as amended). The full details of the restrictions are set out in the Statutory Instrument, but broadly the restrictions prohibit candidature from public elected office; holding office in a political party; as well as involvement in political activities such as canvassing or public speaking/writing.

From 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2022 employees paid at Band D and above are subject to a temporary pay reduction of 1.15% spread out by means of a weekly / monthly deduction (dependent on pay frequency) from each pay period over the full financial year. In recognition of implementing this temporary measure, those who experience a pay reduction will be awarded of three additional day’s leave (pro rata for part-time).

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Rotherham, England, South Yorkshire, S65, United Kingdom

  • Ad ID:  15494950
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  01/09/2020, 03:37
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