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Public Health Officer

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    Professional Services

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    Up to £350 per day

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    Eszter Katona

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    about 1 month ago

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Public Health Officer- Southwark

This is a public health post which will provide wide opportunities for developing a public health career. The post holder will provide public health advice and support to other members of the team across the broad spectrum of public health, and have a major input into work on the development of public health programmes and projects. The post will support the equitable, and evidence-based, delivery of Council, NHS and other services to the Southwark population to promote better health and wellbeing and to reduce health inequalities.

The postholder will be able to work independently without the need for substantial supervision. The postholder will take a strategic lead on major, specific areas of work identified within key public health programmes and/or lead responsibility for managing the development, implementation and evaluation of projects, programmes and other areas of work, working to the relevant responsible Head of Programme and Consultant in Public Health.

The postholder will work with services and other partner organisations to help build public health capacity and capability and support the design, implementation and evaluation of services, programmes and pathways.

The postholder will critically appraise evidence from a range of sources, make recommendations and take actions to implement, based on a sound and thorough understanding and analysis of the evidence base, information and data.

The post holder will be responsible for creating and sustaining good working relationships in support of developing and delivery of key public health outcomes, within the Council, the NHS, CCG, CSU, Community and Voluntary Sector and other relevant partners, and commissioned service providers.