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Job title:
Consultant in Public Health
Job reference:
People's Services
Senior Officer Salary Scale 7-10
From: 55,843.20 To: 60,448.80 per annum
29.6 per week
Closing date:


St Helens Council is an Authority within Liverpool City Region to the east of the Region bordering Greater Manchester and Lancashire. St Helens is a town with a history of mining and glass industry and has suffered industrial decline. However, more recently the connections of the M6, M62, M58 and M57 have offered new employment opportunities within the borough. Despite great opportunities for the future there are challenging health and social issues and wide inequalities which need to be addressed.

However, in order to address change, the Local Authority and CCG are driving improvements in Health and Social Care through our integrated approach to health, social care and wellbeing. This approach has received national recognition. Therefore, we are looking for a ‘system leader’ who can drive and influence change at a strategic level across the health and social care system and around the wider underlying determinants of health.

We require an innovative thinker who is able to be flexible and challenge the ‘status quo’, someone able to use the evidence and intelligence to best effect to ensure the biggest impact on health and social outcomes for people in St. Helens are realised. You will be able to work across professional and organisational boundaries to impact positive change.

You will work in a small public health team but work within St Helens Integrated People’s Department which includes CCG, Adult Social Care, Children’s Social Care, Education and Public Health. However, you will work as appropriate across the Council which consists of 3 main departments People, Place and Corporate. Your main areas of responsibility will be Sexual Health, Public Mental Health, Workplace Health and oversight of children and young people’s public health. We require a degree of flexibility as you will be required to support the most pressing ‘system issues’, so portfolio’s could change in the future.

Interviews will be held Monday 9 September 2019.

If you require more information please do not hesitate to contact Sue Forster Director of Public Health for an informal chat on 01744 673232

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