Assistant Director – Integration and Healthy People

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.

In the integration and healthy population role, you’ll be responsible for working with the Director of Public Health and colleagues across the Council, system and our communities, to deliver the Council’s and the Public Health response to integration across health and social care. You’ll focus on prevention, early intervention and intelligence-led actions to tackle underlying causes of health problems and issues before they reach crisis point.  

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.

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

Closing date: Friday 23rd July 2021