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Job Title Health Protection Specialist Fixed Term until 31 March 2024
Job reference SPH84T
Department Integrated Health & Social Care Services Directorate
Grade 50 - 53
Pay From: £55,672 To: £58,864 per annum
Hours 37 hours per week
Closing date 31 August 2022
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Job Description
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Health Protection Specialist to support the Consultants in Public Health to deliver and oversee our local Health Protection functions in St Helens for the next 18 months.

You will have oversight of the health protection functions across partners in St Helens as well as contributing to local arrangements for outbreak management, taking part in local outbreak on-call and rota arrangements as required.

You will will have senior level responsibility for the delivery of health protection at a population level, working with the Consultants in Public Health to maintain an overview on all health protection activities in the borough, and reporting to the Health Protection Board.

Working for St Helens Borough Council offers some unique and exciting opportunities to make a difference and lead for change. St Helens has won awards for its approach to integration of health and social care and for the joint work with the Community, Voluntary and Faith Sector. At both the regional and local level tackling health inequalities is a key priority and we are working towards becoming a Marmot Community. The Councils priorities include giving every child the best start in life, safe and strong communities, a thriving economy and green and vibrant places.

St Helens Borough Council is an Authority within Liverpool City Region to the east of the Region bordering Greater Manchester and Lancashire. St Helens is a town with a proud history of mining and glass industry and a great sporting Rugby League town. The connections of the M6, M62, M58 and M57 have offered new employment opportunities within the borough. The Council has received additional funding for regeneration and there are opportunities to work with the business sector on achieving health outcomes

We have flexible ways of working in place in St Helens. You will be able to work virtually from home and will be part of a forward-thinking public health team that sits within the Integrated Health and Care directorate.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its clients and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 NOLAN principles of conduct in public life. These include selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty, and leadership.

The Council welcomes applications from members of the BAME community.

If you require more information please do not hesitate to contact Diane Bolton Maggs / Consultant in Public Health / Tel 07584 262 335
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