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919-ck-19035460-ext - Health And Wellbeing Project

Company: Public Health England    Location: Liverpool L3
Public Health England (PHE) provides strategic leadership and vision for protecting and improving the nation’s health. Its ambition is to lead nationally and enable locally a transformation in the health expectations of all people in England regardless of where they live and the circumstance of their birth. It will achieve this through the application of research, knowledge and skills. PHE is an executive agency of the Department of Health. It has a distinct delivery organisation with operational autonomy to advise and support Government, local authorities and the NHS in a professionally independent manner.

Job Purpose / Summary

At a local level, the North West PHE Centre delivers three core functions of public health: health protection, healthcare public health and health improvement. This role is within the health and wellbeing function. The team is a multi-disciplinary professional team that covers a large and complex geographical area.

The Health and Wellbeing Project Support Manager’s role is to support the health and wellbeing team to deliver a range of projects and initiatives designed to enable the local system to drive health improvement outcomes and reduce health inequalities.

The job purpose is to undertake project management support to coordinate the delivery of high quality, specialist technical and professional public health services to partners in local government and the NHS.

The post holder will take lead responsibility for working on the wider determinants of health in relation to housing and worklessness across the North West.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, organised and adaptable with excellent communication skills. They will have substantial experience in a public health role, with a sound knowledge and understanding of health and wellbeing.

For further information / an informal discussion about the post, please contact Paula Hawley-Evans or telephone: 0344 225 0562 option 2

Public Health England promotes diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunities employer.

Option 3 - External

Open to all external applicants (anyone) from outside the Civil Service (including by definition internal applicants).

Applicants are strongly advised to use the criteria in the person specification (available online) as sub-headings in their application to make it clear how they meet each of the selection criteria. Please also see job description for competencies

Public Health England promotes diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunities employer. Benefits Pensions Civil Service pension schemes may be available for successful candidates.