Health Improvement Officer (Community Engagement)
Salary: £39,867 - £42,855 per annum
Fixed Term for 12 months.
As a key part of the Public Health Team, the post holder will lead and manage specific projects focused on COVID-19 with a specific role for community engagement. They will need to develop strong working relationships and joined-up approaches across the Council, with a particular emphasis on links to the LBM Communications Team, Children, Schools and Families, and external partners including the Voluntary and Community Sector and South West London Clinical Commissioning Group
They will develop and maintain key partnerships across the council and with external partners to understand the lived experience of COVID-19 in Merton, work with partners to mitigate the health impact on communities’ e.g. stopping smoking, work with partners to increase the reach of key messages and contribute to the COVID-19 response. The post holder is expected to work autonomously on a number of strategically important programmes and will have a depth and breadth of knowledge across Public Health.
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