View Vacancy -- Public Health Officer - Health Improvement
About the role
We are looking for someone with a background in public health development and commissioning to improve the health and wellbeing of people living and working in Haringey, with a focus on reducing health inequalities. The postholder will be part of the Health in All Policies Team (HIAP) and will support the Health in All Policies Lead Officer in creating a borough where making the healthier choice the easier choice.
The postholder should be able to take a strategic systems approach to commissioning public health. The post-holder will be part of a strong Public Health team based in the Local Authority and will work with partners across the local authority, NHS, Business, Voluntary and Community sectors supporting a range of projects to reduce health inequalities, including The Obesity Alliance and Making Every Contact Count (MECC). This post will also be responsible for coordinating and writing our public health’s licencing representations. We would like someone who is enthusiastic, committed and a self-starter to join the team and are equally as passionate about what they do to bring about change.
The post-holder will ideally be committed to a career in public health and ongoing professional training however, candidates with other health career pathways may be considered.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. An enhanced disclosure check with the DBS will be undertaken.
Degree or able to demonstrate equivalent experience.
Two years’ post-graduate experience of working in public health, health or local authority environment.
Relevant experience of leading health promotion programmes or projects
Relevant professional development
Ability to developed detailed project plans, provider development and work across organisational boundaries and effective partnership working and strong evaluation skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, influence, lead and negotiate.
Ability to present highly contentious, complex and sensitive information and present complex information simply.