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Wandsworth Council - Public Health Lead

Wandsworth Council - Public Health Lead

  • Location

    Wandsworth, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £50 - £55 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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  • Plan, organise, implement and evaluate Public Health projects relating to specific topic areas, including support for commissioning of services and associated pathways, in order to improve outcomes for residents.
  • Apply specialist Public Health skills, knowledge and experience in a multiagency and multidisciplinary environment.
  • Use Public Health skills to support the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) and wider health and social care partners on specific topic areas, including influencing partners to ensure that Public Health priorities and principles are reflected in commissioning plans.
  • Manage multi-agency and multi-disciplinary partnerships with Council and CCG officers, GPs, local stakeholders, neighbouring local authorities and regional and national bodies, such as NHS England and Public Health England.
  • Support the development of long-term strategic plans and projects on behalf of the boroughs in relation to Public Health issues which impact on a range of community agencies and strategic partnerships, and work with partners to enable appropriate implementation.
  • Use specialist expert skills, knowledge and experience to collate, analyse, interpret and communicate epidemiological and statistical information from a variety of sources, including Government statistics and public consultations, and to make judgements about a range of possible solutions to Public Health problems.
  • Identify and assess the health and healthcare needs within the boroughs, leading on specific Joint Strategic Needs Assessments, using a range of highly specialist quantitative and qualitative methodologies.
  • Identify, implement and evaluate Public Health interventions and models of service provision which the post holder decides are the most appropriate in terms of their evidence base and cost effectiveness, taking into account their ethical and political consequences.