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Consultant in Public Health/Public Health Medicine (Wider determinant

Job Reference: 028-AC278-1218

Public Health Wales NHS Trust
Public Health
Capital Quarter 2, Cardiff
£84,507 - £102,506 per annum

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Please note, this post is also advertised as 028-MD012-1218

Consultant in Public Health/Public Health Medicine (Wider determinants)

Location: Cardiff

Salary: Medical consultant scale (point commensurate with previous experience). Agenda for Change Band 9 for non-medical staff

Public Health Wales is seeking an enthusiastic Public Health Specialist to lead a programme of work to address the wider determinants of health.

The Consultant in Public Health (Wider determinants) will have lead responsibility for strategic leadership and co-ordination of the prioritisation and development of a programme of public health work to address the wider determinants of health. The post holder will be expected to provide both specialist expertise and strategic leadership. Working closely with relevant departments of government, as well as with local government through liaison with local public health teams, Directors of Public Health and WLGA the post holder will influence policy and practice locally and nationally.

The successful individual will have significant experience of public health practice at a very senior level and be able to demonstrate highly developed influencing, negotiation and motivation skills to drive transformational change. The post-holder must be on the GMC/GDC Specialist Register/UK Voluntary Register for Public Health Specialists or within 6 months of obtaining CCT at the time of interview.

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

Closing Date:10th February2018

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jyoti Atri

Tel: 029 2010 4285

Public Health Wales, reserves the right to close this vacancy early. We therefore encourage early applications. If you are successful and short listed for interview you will be contacted by email using the address with which you registered. Please ensure you check your email account regularly.

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.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English. To support our all Wales service, we particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website

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