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COVID 19 Community Champions Programme Lead

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
16/10/2020
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/10/2020 23:59
Salary:
£31,346 to £34,728 p.a. (Grade 10)
Allowances:
n/a
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Health
Vacancy ID:
201189
Employment Location:
County Hall, Durham
Post Number:
AHS/20/339

Job details 

Closing date:
25 Oct


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about the health and wellbeing of people in County Durham, to join our Public Health team as a COVID-19 Community Champions Programme Lead. The public health team has recently undergone a restructure to improve its alignment with emerging public health priorities across the life course, and greater integration within Durham County Council.

We are looking for a candidate with a track record of engaging and working with volunteers and communities, undertaking activities to support wellbeing, developing and delivering training activities, partnership working in a range of settings, with exceptional communication skills and ability to progress public health priorities through leadership and support.

The COVID-19 Community Champion programme is part of our wider engagement and communication approach to reach and support people at a locality level. The COVID-19 Community Champions Programme Lead will engage and support local people and organisations who want to make a difference in their communities by becoming COVID-19 Community Champions. The programme will build on the existing assets and partnerships in our communities promoting key messages, gathering feedback, helping us understand what is happening in our communities and shaping how we can best respond.

The COVID-19 Community Champion Programme Lead will, support and empower a team of Champions providing key information and resources in highly paced and changing times. They will also have a key role in developing partnerships with existing VCS organisations, Area Action Partnerships and other teams across DCC and partner organisations including NHS to ensure the COVID-19 Champions programme adds value to existing locality offers.

Required Qualifications: Training and education in a health or social care related subject. A relevant degree, supplemented by public health improvement knowledge, acquired through training, courses and experience.

Secondment applications would be welcomed ( subject to the approval of current employers).

If you would like an informal discussion about any of these posts, please contact: Karen McCabe, Strategic Manager karen.mccabe@durham.gov.uk.

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.

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

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact Payroll and Employee Services on 03000 267247 or email pesahs@durham.gov.uk.

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