Public Health Specialist

Department of Health & Wellbeing

Public Health

Public Health Specialist

PO4/5 £37,849 pa - £43,662 pa

2 x 37 hours per week


Based at Britannia House, Bradford BD1 1HX

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We are seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated Public Health Specialist to work in our Public Health Team, aiming to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for the Bradford District and help address health inequalities.

This post has arisen as part of a new structure in the public health team. It is a generic role but this post will focus primarily on Healthy Places work. This role will contribute to the achievement of key public health outcomes through the management of work streams and projects within a portfolio of priority health programmes within a theme. Working at both strategic and operational levels, they will coordinate and lead work streams and projects using and developing appropriate systems and processes to achieve agreed outcomes. They will work in collaboration with colleagues to ensure public health is central to all relevant Council, CCG/NHS and partners commissioning activity and will ensure the development of public health capacity and capability within a range of organisations and settings.

The post holder will be part of a small team focused on an agreed theme area led by a Consultant in Public Health and including a Senior Public Health Specialist, Advanced Public Health Practitioner and Public health practitioner role/s.

Public health is part of a Health and Wellbeing Department that includes Adult Social Care and Environmental Health. Bradford Council is a large unitary authority with an excellent reputation. The district provides an interesting and challenging environment for Public Health work, having a wide inequality in life expectancy and a legacy of strong partnership working across health, social care and VCS partners.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Profile.

Interviews will provisionally be held on 22nd October 2020

For further information regarding this post please contact Angela Hutton, Senior Public Health Specialist on or email .uk

Closing Date: 4th October 2020

Reference: 40884712

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