Public Health in Brighton and Hove are looking for a Health Improvement Specialist for Age and Dementia Friendly.
Fixed term for: 2 Years We would be happy to consider anyone who would like to apply on the basis of a secondment from their substantive job. If you would like to apply on the basis of a secondment please get the agreement from your manager before applying.
Interview date: 6 October 2020. Interviews will be held virtually unless government guidance changes.
For an informal discussion, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
About the role
This post is an exciting opportunity to join the public health team in Brighton and Hove. The team is committed to making the city a place where people can age well, and to support this ambition you will be developing and leading work to make Brighton & Hove both dementia and age friendly with some great partners in the city council and with a diverse group of citywide organisations.
You will be joining a public health specialist team who work on a whole range of health and wellbeing issues, from substance misuse and sexual health, to mental health, falls prevention, fuel poverty, and arts and health, and are always keen to develop innovative approaches. Your day to day work will range from strategic to a very practical delivery role, from training to supporting organisations with assessing their needs, to developing policies and service delivery to meet these needs.
If you enjoy partnership working, working with different organisations and are passionate about improving health and supporting healthy ageing in a great city think about applying for this job.
Public Health Improvement Specialist is to develop, commission, maintain and evaluate effective health improvement partnerships, strategies, policies and programmes across Brighton and Hove.
This post will have a particular focus on ageing well and will develop and promote the city as dementia friendly and age friendly.
For further details please see attached Job Description and Person Specification
We highly recommend you read the ‘Maximise your Chances’ below before you apply for this job. It is important you are able to show how you meet the Person Specification when applying. Not following this guidance is likely to reduce your chances of success.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.