Director of Public Health

circa £105,000 p.a.
16 Jan 2019
01 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full time

Are you looking for an expanded role as a Director of Public Health, contributing to the corporate management of a successful unitary authority as well leading and developing the council’s public health functions?

North Somerset Council is looking to appoint a dynamic, innovative and self-motivated Director of Public Health to provide leadership to our newly expanded Public Health Team and ensure maximum benefit through further integration of our public health functions.

As Director of Public Health, you will be our expert adviser on all public health matters and influence policy and operations to both protect and improve people’s health in North Somerset. Reporting direct to our Chief Executive you will be a key member of the council’s senior leadership team.

You will need the vision and passion to help achieve long-term aspirations and a real commitment and motivation for the opportunities and challenges ahead. North Somerset Council is a top performing unitary authority with a reputation for innovation and efficiency. We recognise the importance of having well-motivated and valued staff to help deliver our vision.

North Somerset is an attractive area to live and work, with outstanding schools and excellent road and rail links to London, Devon and Cornwall.

If you would like to discuss the role informally, please contact our advising consultant Dawn Faulkner: 0121 644 5703.

Closing date: 10am Friday 1 March 2019
Interview dates: Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 March 2019

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