Assistant Director – Health, Environmental Protection and Healthy Place

Competitive Salary
21 Jun 2021
23 Jul 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Developing our model for a stronger future

Shropshire Council is undergoing a large-scale transformation programme,‘Creating a better future’, putting improving the quality of life of all local people at the heart of everything we do. We’re committed to changing for the better, working together in new ways across the whole council, with our local partners and our communities to deliver improved health and wellbeing outcomes. 

We’ve created two exciting new posts within the Public Health Directorate to support our transformation and deliver the Council’s vision, values and strategic objectives by taking a lead role on a range of corporate and system policies and tasks, on behalf of the Council.  We’re looking for strategic thinking, corporate players who’ll work closely with relevant internal colleagues, external partners and our communities, to improve health and well-being and reduce health inequalities.

The Health/Environmental Protection and Healthy Place role will consolidate the response to COVID across the Council, recognising the importance and central role Environmental Health and Health Protection in delivering wider Public Health outcomes and keeping Shropshire safe, working with colleagues across the Council to deliver a health in all policies approach, focusing on the wider determinants of health and a healthy place. 

We’re looking for inspiring leaders to galvanize our new model for public health and are looking for individuals with senior leadership experience and knowledge of these areas of public health practice.

 Shropshire Council are committed to flexible working and the posts will be able to work remotely as part of their role for the majority of the working week.

Please the click apply button below for more information or call our advising consultants at Penna: Nick Raper on 07715 690463 or Carol Coyle - 07500 887849.

Closing date: Friday 23rd July 2021