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Tower Hamlets Council - Public Health Consultant

Tower Hamlets Council - Public Health Consultant

  • Location

    Tower Hamlets, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £650 - £750 per day

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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This post is urgently required as part of the Covid-19 response and will be funded through the Covid-19 Outbreak Control fund. The post holder's primary role will be to lead elements of the Covid-19 Safe Tower Hamlets Plan (the borough's outbreak control plan).

They will lead public health work covering elements of the local outbreak plan management:

1. Implementation of local outbreak management plan

2. COVID-19 data analysis

3. Testing - PCR and lateral flow testing plan

4. Vaccination - public health input to vaccination programme

5. Local test and trace implementation

6. Hyperlocal response to prevention and outbreak management

7. Community engagement

Duties of this role will be;

  • To develop a clear public health team work programme that is strategically aligned and based on a robust assessment of the priority needs of people in Tower Hamlets and the interventions that will have the greatest impact on improving and protecting their health and addressing health inequalities
  • To provide leadership, direction, motivation and inspiration to the team in delivering the work programme and to influence at senior level through representation at council Directorate Management Teams (DMTs)
  • To review the work programme on an ongoing basis and provide the Director of Public Health with regular updates on progress against delivery

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.