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Job Details: Public Health Consultant

  • Specialism:
  • Public Health
  • Sector:
  • Other Public Sector
  • Salary:
  • Competitive
  • Job Type:
  • Interim
  • Location:
  • Yorkshire & Humberside
  • Reference:
  • LG/18744

I am recruiting for a Public Health Consultant for an organisation based North Yorkshire/North East for 6 months. The working week is flexible and you can work 3 days rather than 5 and there is some home working.

Key responsibilities:

  • Will  lead  clinical  governance  and  information  governance  arrangements  for  all Council commissioned and provided services;
  • Lead  in  the  collation  of  robust  evidence  based  business  intelligence  to  inform commissioning intentions for public health, adult and children’s services;
  • Have  responsibility  for  development,  implementation  and  delivery  of  national, regional  and  local  policies,  developing  inter-agency  and  interdisciplinary  strategic plans  and programmes,  with  delegated  Board  or  organisational  authority to  deliver key public health targets;
  • Provide  expert  public  health  advice  and  leadership  to  support  and  inform  an evidence-based   approach   within   ethical   frameworks  for   commissioning   and developing  high  quality  equitable  services,  across  primary,  secondary  and  social care  in  adults,  children’s  and  public  health  commissioning  teams,  and  across  all other sectors including voluntary organisations
  • Develop  and  utilise  information  and  intelligence  systems  to  underpin  the  joint strategic  needs  assessment  and  public  health  action  and  prevention  across  all disciplines   and   organisations,   leading   collation   and   interpretation   of   relevant information and performance management data
  • Be responsible for teaching/delivery of core training on a range of subjects or for specialist  training  and  supporting  the  Director  of  Public  Health  in  developing  the specialist training and CPD responsibilities of the Local Authority team;
  • Monitor  or  contribute  to  the  formulation  of  department/service  budgets  and financial initiatives;
  • Commission research audits/projects, and undertake research or audit;
  • Responsible for providing public health input into Individual Funding Requests;
  • Deputise for the Director of Public Health/AD Joint Commissioning as required.

The successful candidate:

  • Inclusion in the GMC Specialist Register/GDC Specialist List/UK Voluntary Register (UKPHR) for Public Health Specialists;
  • If included in the GMC Specialist Register/GDC Specialist List in a specialty other than public health medicine/dental public health, candidates must have equivalent training and/or appropriate experience of public health medicine practice.

For further information, please contact Louise Griffiths on 0161 241 9665 or

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