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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/04/2021.

Public Health Practitioner/Nurse (Vulnerable Populations)

Job Reference: 028-AHP002-0421

Public Health Wales NHS Trust
Vaccine Preventable Disease Programme
2 Capital Quarter, Cardiff
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

Welcome to Public Health Wales the National Public Health Institute in Wales. Our purpose is Working to achieve a healthier future for Wales.

To find out more about us, please visit our homepage, read about our strategic plan or follow us on twitter.

We welcome applications from people who share our values of Working together, with trust and respect, to make a difference.

Welcome to Public Health Wales the national public health agency in Wales. We exist to protect and improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities for people in Wales. To find out more about us, please visit our homepage, read about our strategic plan or follow us on twitter. We welcome applications from people who share our values of working together, with trust and respect, to make a difference.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced Registered Nurses or Public Health Practitioners Agenda for Change band 6 to join the successful Vaccine Preventable Disease Programme. We are looking for four dynamic and enthusiastic individuals with experience in public health and training to be involved in the development and evaluation of services and interventions to improve access and uptakes of immunisation in vulnerable populations.

As part of the PH agenda, the posts will predominantly be office-based requiring a good knowledge of IT enabling you to work proactively with Specialists Nurses or Senior Practitioners on agreed aspects of planned work such as the delivery of training at regional and national level to address such issues as vaccine hesitancy and poor vaccine uptakes.

Three of the posts will be based in our Cardiff office at Capital Quarter 2, which is only a short walk from Cardiff Central Railway Station and one based in our Mold office at Preswylfa.

We offer some great benefits which include 27 days holiday, rising as your service grows and a competitive Pension options scheme. To see a comprehensive list of benefits, please refer our Working for Us home page. If you are highly motivated, an experienced and qualified nurse or public health practitioner with a strong demonstrable background in public health, then we are keen to hear from you. It is anticipated that interviews will be held the week commencing 26th April 2021

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Anne McGowan

Nurse Consultant

Public Health Wales, reserves the right to close this vacancy early. We therefore encourage early applications. Priority is given to staff awaiting redeployment. We therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

We are committed to fair, transparent recruitment and believe in equality of opportunity in our workplace and will not tolerate discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, religion or belief, race or nationality, marriage or civil partnership status, sex, sexual orientation, working pattern, caring responsibilities, trade union activity or political beliefs – or on any other grounds. We welcome applications from individuals who may wish to work part time or apply on a job share basis.

To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care Worker visa or Skilled Worker visa, unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting the UK Visas and Immigrations website (please see the Further Links section). If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

In general, anyone joining our Trust who has not previously worked in the NHS will, by default, start on the first point of the advertised pay band. Pay progression will then be determined by annual Performance and Development Reviews in accordance with the NHS Wales Pay Progression Policy. An application for Incremental Credit may be considered, but can only be awarded based on evidenced reckonable service and/or equivalent, relevant experience.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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