Epidemiologist (Information Analyst Specialist)
Welcome to Public Health Wales, the National Public Health Institute in Wales. Our vision is Working to achieve a healthier future for Wales.
Working together, with trust and respect, to make a difference.
Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English. To support our all Wales service, we particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.
Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre (CDSC) provides field epidemiology support to the Health Protection Division of Public Health Wales. It assists the Division in protecting the population of Wales from infectious diseases and environmental hazards through public health surveillance, epidemiological support for field investigation, and applied research.
An exciting opportunity has arisen within CDSC for a number of posts. These posts have been created to address increasing epidemiology and surveillance service demands.
The post holders will provide epidemiology support to the development and maintenance of public health surveillance schemes run by the Health Protection Division. They will also support the epidemiological investigation of communicable disease outbreaks and contribute to the Division’s research programme. Please refer to the job description for the role that you are applying for.
Applicants must have a good honours degree in a scientific or numerate subject or equivalent relevant experience, which would vary depending on the grade of the post (see relevant job descriptions). We are looking for team players with good organisational and communication skills, who can demonstrate a flexible attitude and the temperament to work under pressure.
The posts are primarily based at Public Health Wales’ headquarters at Number 2 Capital Quarter, in central Cardiff but other bases within Public Health Wales offices could be considered.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Welsh language skills are desirable
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Heidi Dobbs
- Job title
- Senior Project Manager CDSC
- Email address