Public Health Consultant

North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear
£77,669 pa
23 Oct 2020
15 Nov 2020
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the public health team of North Tyneside Council.

The postholder will be responsible for working with the Director of Public Health and the wider team to deliver North Tyneside Council’s statutory duties as well as shaping and commissioning significant strategic health and wellbeing programmes across the life course.

The post holder will:

  • Act at a senior level within the Authority and across the health and social care system in North Tyneside, providing expert public health advice.
  • Develop and utilise information and intelligence systems to underpin public health action across disciplines and organisations, leading the collation and interpretation of relevant data.
  • Support strategy and policy development and ensure the delivery of plans, interventions and programmes locally.
  • Establish strong relationships across departments such as Children’s Services, Adult Services, Housing, Planning, Licensing, Environmental and Leisure Services as well as strong partnership working with the Clinical Commissioning Group, key NHS provider organisations, external bodies including Public Health England and NHS England and community and voluntary sector organisations.


Candidates  will be expected to demonstrate competencies to fulfil a generalist Consultant in Public Health role, strong leadership and change management skills working with partners at a senior level across the health and social care system and with a real sense of drive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of  local residents in the borough.

The Council plan developed by the Elected May and Cabinet known as, ‘Our North Tyneside Plan’ sets out bold ambitions for making North Tyneside an even greater place to live, work and visit by 2024. It focuses on three key themes; people, place and economy and has 16 priorities for delivering positive opportunities for everyone in the borough over the next three years. Giving children and their families the best start in life, promoting health, wellbeing and independence and addressing inequalities are key priorities in the plan.

If you would like to discuss this post further, please contact Wendy Burke, Director of Public Health  or 0191 6432104

Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.

Ref: DBS4044

Closing date for applications 15th November 2020

Interviews will take place on Friday 4th December 2020.