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Assistant Director of Public Health (2 posts)

Royal Borough of Greenwich
Greenwich, London (Greater)
£90,800 – £101,318
Closing date
10 Mar 2024

Job Details

Greenwich is a great place to work. A London borough of culture and diversity, Greenwich hosts the O2 arena, the Royal Park, the Royal Observatory, the Cutty Sark and the Royal Naval College.

We are seeking to appoint two senior public health professionals to provide leadership to a range of critical public health and directorate-wide functions. Each post will be well supported by teams of experienced specialists.

Post 1: You will provide strategic oversight and management for teams working on health intelligence, performance and strategy, and will take a professional lead role on public mental health and well-being, children & young people. You will also take a lead in our engagement with formal public health and GP registrar training schemes and in overseeing CPD support for staff .

Post 2: You will have strategic lead for a range of health improvement functions, including health in all policies, food, physical activity, tobacco, drugs, alcohol and gambling. Your teams will provide expert input into the commissioning team and will work closely with other council departments to make a positive contribution to the health and wellbeing of local people.

If you are looking for your next challenge and an opportunity to be part of the senior leadership team of a vibrant and forward-thinking team, we’d love to hear from you.

Candidates must be registered public health specialists on the GMC Specialist Register, the GDC Specialist List or the UK Public Health Register (UKPHR)

For an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Steve Whiteman, Director of Public Health at

Closing Date: 10 March 2024

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.




Why work for the Royal Borough of Greenwich?

The Royal Borough Of Greenwich supports equality and diversity in the workplace. The borough has a clear commitment to the LGBT community, mental health issues, race equality and disability.

Greenwich offers a diverse range of roles, from junior to senior positions, spanning service sectors from children’s services to engineering.

With the main council offices based in the heart of Woolwich, employees also benefit from an excellent transport links, while central London is just 20 minutes away.

Excellent benefits

  • Up to 31 days leave per year.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Developing opportunities to maximise employee’s potential.
  • Annual season ticket loan.
  • Greenwich One Card which entitles employees to discounts at local businesses.

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