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Consultant in Public Health / Consultant in Public Health Medicine

Job Reference: 877-CSU-1521431KR

Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit
Jubilee House, Leyland Lancashire
£70,206 - £85,333 pa pr

The Role:

This is a key senior appointment in Midlands & Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit in the IFR and Policy development unit to provide services for Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Groups and will be based in Jubilee House, Leyland, Lancashire.

The post holder will work with the IFR and Policy Development leads and other consultant colleagues to support and identify improvements to the health and wellbeing of the population and contribute to the effective processing and consideration of IFR applications in line with the established decision-making processes.

They will be responsible for driving the establishment of effective clinical criteria for inclusion in clinical commissioning policies. Liaising with CCG leads to influence as well as advocate for change effectively; informing robust decision making; and influencing effective allocation of NHS resources. The individual will work across organisation and act as a change agent to support delivery of relevant outcome indicators from the Public Health, NHS and Social Care outcome frameworks as relevant and reduce inequalities in health outcomes.

The successful candidate will support panels which majority of the time take place at Jubilee House, Leyland, occasionally the panels are arranged to take place at CCG offices around Lancashire. Also, the individual maybe required to support the Cheshire and Merseyside by attending panels located in Liverpool or Chester, the time to attend including any expenses are resourced by MLCSU.


NHS Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit (MLCSU) is one of the largest CSUs in the country providing services to 50 CCGs as well as NHS providers, local authorities and other public sector organisations across the country.

We’re a 1600-strong team of dedicated professionals with a wide range of skills and expertise across the full range of commissioning support services. And we are an organisation with a unique geographical reach and experience in serving diverse urban and rural populations facing a range of commissioning challenges. Our clients trust us to work with them to make important things happen from providing really strong operational support, such as payroll and contract management, to developing innovative new products or helping to plan and design major transformational change. Our specialist offerings, such as our Strategy Unit, Bespoke Integrated Language and Communications Service (BILCS) and Referral Management Centre, also set us apart from the competition.

Our vision is to play a pivotal role in improving health and wellbeing for populations we serve, and our values underpin everything we do:

    • Honesty, integrity and transparency • Everyone counts • Commitment to quality • Adding value • Working together

For further details please contact Harinder Sanghera 07809 321 589 or via email


In the event of exceptionally high levels of response, we reserve the right to close the post before the closing date. You are advised to submit your completed application form as soon as possible.

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Additional information relating to the role can be found in the Job Description below. Please note that candidates will be shortlisted against the criteria outlined within the Person Specification (also below), therefore, to avoid disappointment please ensure you meet the requirements of the role before applying and that you are able to demonstrate these requirements throughout your application form.

If there is a salary range and band displayed on this post the salary is determined in line with the national Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions of Service. Please Note that new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first paypoint of the relevant band. If this is not clearly visible on the advert the salary for this role is not Agenda for Change.

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