Executive Director of Public Health

Powys Teaching Health Board
Bronllys, Brecon, Wales
£110,398 - £114,815 per annum
Closing date
25 Jan 2022

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Community Health Trust
Job Type
Public Health, Director
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About you:

We are looking to recruit an exceptional individual who has experience of operating at Board level, with a proven track record of successfully delivering a complex portfolio, preferably in a rural and integrated health and/or social care environment.  

The successful candidate will display natural leadership, drive and determination and will shape the successful development and design of

sustainable quality services within a rural health care setting.  The successful candidate will display outstanding communication, negotiating and influencing skills that will support and encourage clinical and non-clinical staff to develop truly rural solutions for the significant challenges ahead for both health and social care.

Please ONLY apply through below links, as CVs won't be accepted:

NHS Jobs: Executive Director of Public Health (jobs.nhs.uk)

TRAC: Executive Director of Public Health | Job advert | Trac

About us:

Powys Teaching Health Board (PTHB) encompasses the whole of the County of Powys which covers around 25% of the land mass of Wales with only 5% of the population. In a rural county, as a health board, we provide as many services as safely as possible locally; through GPs and other primary care professionals, a network of community hospitals and community services, including midwifery-led services, mental health, learning disabilities, children’s services, adult rehabilitation and frailty services. Alongside this we have a significant commissioning role working with providers in both Wales and England.

Our ambitious Health and Care Strategy sets out our vision for the future of a healthy, caring Powys. It describes how in partnership, we will focus on wellbeing, ensure early help and support, tackle the main conditions that limit life, and provide joined up care.

This includes increasing the capacity, capability and resilience of primary and community services, improving integration throughout the health and care pathway, and strengthening our planning and commissioning of high-quality services from neighbouring organisations.

About the role:

The Executive Director of Public Health will be responsible for public health advocacy, leadership and action, working as part of a unified public health system with Public Health Wales to improve health and well-being, patient safety, and decrease health inequalities across the population they serve.  The Executive Director of Public Health will be an integral part of public health services in Wales and will be actively involved in the development of the speciality of public health and any wider developments in the field of public health.

As an Executive member of the Board, you will hold corporate responsibility jointly with other Board members for the strategic direction, corporate policy-making and development and delivery of Health Board objectives.

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