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Association of Directors of Public Health North East Sector Led Improvement Programme Manager

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Full time
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26/09/2021 23:59
£45,859 - £49,612 p.a. i.e. Grade 15
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Your normal place of work will be Durham (main base/flexible working) However, you may be required to work at any location within the North East region
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Closing date:
26 Sep

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Adult and Health Services
Public Health

Association of Directors of Public Health North East Sector Led Improvement Programme Manager

Full time
(Temporary 12 month contract)

Job Location: County Hall, Durham

Salary: £45,859 - £49,612 p.a. i.e. Grade 15


Durham County Council, on behalf of the Association of DsPH Network North East is hosting this fixed term position to enable the DsPH to lead on Public Health Sector Led Improvement agenda. This is an exciting role at a North East level, working closely with Directors of Public Health, Public Health England and the Association of Directors of Public Health at a national level.

The post holder will lead on the development and delivery of the Public Health Sector Led Improvement (SLI) programme for the North East England region and will provide support to North East Director of Public Health (DPH) meetings and supporting networks including children and young people, drug and alcohol etc, developing social media messaging.

They will work across all local authorities in the region, agree a work programme with DsPH regionally, maintain trust with DsPH and work closely with the Public Health England North East Centre.

The successful applicant will be line managed by the Director of Public Health, County Durham, on behalf of North East DsPH and will also report via the Association of DsPH North East network.

Applicants should demonstrate experience and track record of strategic planning and effective programme management and leading complex programmes together with a high level of communication and interpersonal skills.

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Amanda Healy, Director of Public Health, Tel: 03000 264323

Required Qualifications: Relevant degree or equivalent

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 8th October, 2021.

Interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams. If you are successful at shortlisting you will be notified via North East Jobs of the date and time of your interview. A separate invite will be sent via Microsoft Teams.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team on telephone no. 03000 267918 / 269421 or Email: PESAHS@durham.gov.uk

Permanent DCC employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager / Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

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