Director of Public Health

North Somerset
£105,000 p.a.
11 Jan 2019
27 Feb 2019
Job Type

Are you looking for an expanded role as a Director of Public Health, contributing to the corporate management of a successful unitary authority as well leading and developing the council’s public health functions?

North Somerset Council is looking to appoint a dynamic, innovative and self-motivated Director of Public Health to provide leadership to our newly expanded Public Health Team and ensure maximum benefit through further integration of our public health functions.

As Director of Public Health, you will be our expert adviser on all public health matters and influence policy and operations to both protect and improve people’s health in North Somerset. Reporting direct to our Chief Executive you will be a key member of the council’s senior leadership team.

You will need the vision and passion to help achieve long-term aspirations and a real commitment and motivation for the opportunities and challenges ahead.

North Somerset Council is a top performing unitary authority with a reputation for innovation and efficiency. We recognise the importance of having well-motivated and valued staff to help deliver our vision.

North Somerset is an attractive area to live and work, with outstanding schools and excellent road and rail links to London, Devon and Cornwall.

If you would like to discuss the role informally, please contact Andrew Burnett, Interim Director of Public Health on 01275 885 132 ( or Paul Morris, Head of Performance Improvement and HR on 01934 634 969 (

Job reference: PDPH0119

Closing date: 9am, Wednesday February 27th 2019
Interview date: Wednesday 13th March and Thursday 14th March 2019

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