Public Health Specialist

South London
31 Mar 2021
30 Apr 2021
Public Health
Full Time

Our client in South London is currently seeking a Public Health Specialist to join their Public Health team on an interim basis to carry out work related to its Covid-19 programme



Key Responsibilities

Undertaking health needs assessments as required to enable actions to be taken to improve the health of the local population.

Developing prioritisation techniques and managing their application to policies, services and to help resolve issues such as the investment-disinvestment debate.

Effective communication of complex concepts, science and data and their implications for local communities, to a range of stakeholders with very different backgrounds.

Understanding of evaluation frameworks and applying those frameworks to the benefit of local communities.

A capacity to apply the scientific body of knowledge on public health to the policies and services necessary to improve health and to formulate clear practical evidence-based recommendations.

The understanding of human and organisational behaviour and the application of this knowledge to the achievement of change.

Inspire commitment to public health outcomes and to prevention as a core feature of public sector reform.

Key Skills/ Qualifications

Inclusion in the GMC Specialist Register/GDC Specialist List/UK Public Health Register (UKPHR) for Public Health Specialists or evidence of gaining entry within the next six months.

Able to influence senior members including directors and CEOs

Able to both lead teams and to able to contribute effectively in teams led by junior colleagues

Experience in using complex information to explain public health issues to a range of audiences

In-depth understanding of the health and care system and the relationships with both local national government



Offering generous rates of pay.



To register your interest, please either email or call us on 020 8125 4321.

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