Director of Public Health

Oldham, Greater Manchester
Competitive Salary
14 Sep 2017
06 Oct 2017
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Your role

You will be responsible for improving health and wellbeing and reducing health inequalities across the town working within the organisation and with our partners. The long term vision for Oldham is that our residents should be able to realise their full potential and enjoy the best quality of life in a healthy, safe, prosperous and sustainable environment.

As well as acting as the Director of Public Health, you will lead on the physical activity and leisure services, which promotes improvements in the health and wellbeing of our local communities.

Reporting to our Executive Director of Health and Wellbeing you will work across our directorates, our partners and communities, shaping the wider public health to reduce health inequalities.

About you

We are looking to appoint an experienced, knowledgeable and driven leader with a wide-ranging knowledge of the public health issues we face. The ideal candidate will be adept at managing relationships with partners and have a proven track record of delivering public health improvements, be a positive role model and show they know how to create a high performing public health culture.

About us

Oldham Council is committed to developing a co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough. We are working hard to build a brighter future and we need people from a range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for our communities.

Working closely with our partners, including all schools, is central to the future of the children and young people of Oldham.

For further information and to apply for this role, please visit

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Jon Houlihan at GatenbySanderson on 0121 644 5710.

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