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Senior Research & Impact Lead (Population Health and Society)

Job Reference: 028-AC158-0619-A

Employer:
Public Health Wales NHS Trust
Department:
Projects
Location:
Cardiff
Salary:
£52,306 to £60,983 per annum

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.


Are you a leader in public health research? Are you interested in tackling key questions and generating evidence to inform local and national policy and practice? Are you motivated and passionate about your work? If yes, this is an exciting opportunity to lead the development of an agile, strategically aligned research team within the Research and Evaluation Division of Public Health Wales.

As the Senior Research Lead for Health and Society, you will lead the development of a multi-disciplinary team exploring the associations between health and wider societal factors, drawing on health and non-health data assets across Wales, supporting the evaluation of Public Health Wales programmes and addressing gaps in our knowledge to improve population health. In this role, you will be Deputy to the Head of Research and Evaluation, supporting and building strategic links with internal and external partners to deliver highly impactful programmes aligned to Public Health Wales Strategic Priorities.

You will have exceptional quantitative skills and an understanding of qualitative research, as well as proven leadership qualities to manage a multi-disciplinary team and build effective relationships with a broad range of stakeholders. You will build on your record of attracting, managing and delivering grant funding and experience of establishing and leading your own research or grant funded programmes in public health.

 

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

 

Interview Date: 03rd October 2019

Closing Date: 23rd September 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Alisha Davies
Email: Alisha.Davies@wales.nhs.uk
Tel: 02920 104448




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

Please note that the inbox is not monitored. If you have any queries please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 02920 905353.


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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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