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Senior Public Health Practitioner
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Part time
  • Flexible working
30 hours per week
Job ref
050-AC315-0524
Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
Preswylfa
Town
Mold
Salary
£44,398 - £50,807 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
03/06/2024 23:59

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Senior Public Health Practitioner

Band 7

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. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including work-life balance policies.

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.

Please be advised that there is a temporary top up for Bands 1,2 and 3 to reflect the incorporation of the top up to the  living wage of £12 per hour - £23,465 per annum. This temporary top up will be in place until  the annual pay uplift for 2024/25 is confirmed

 

Job overview

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.

Working for our organisation

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.

Detailed job description and main 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 

Person specification

Qualifications and/or Knowledge

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

Experience

Essential criteria
  • 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 criteria
  • Qualitative and quantitative research methods

Aptitude and Abilities

Essential criteria
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Ability to initiate and implement programmes that promote health and well-being.
Desirable criteria
  • Information and knowledge management skills.

Values

Essential criteria
  • Ability to prioritise, plan and manage workload.
  • Team player

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Working ForwardApprenticeships logoDisability confident leaderStonewall Top 100Stop Smoking Wales is the NHS Smoking Cessation Service in WalesMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.hyderus o ran anableddTime to changeStonewall Top 100 EmployersCore principles

Applicant requirements

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Siwan Jones
Job title
Principal Public Health Practitioner
Email address
[email protected]
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