Are you passionate about suicide and self harm prevention? Are you passionate about public health? Would you like to make a difference to this agenda at a strategic level?
Come and join Brighton and Hove City Council’s public health team to make suicide prevention and mental wellbeing everyone’s business. We are a progressive multi-disciplinary team committed to improving health and tackling inequalities across the city.
We are looking for a Senior Public Health specialist to promote and lead suicide prevention and the public mental health and wellbeing agenda, raising awareness of the impact on mental health of the wider determinants and health inequalities.
You will collaborate and work in a strategic way with colleagues across the system at both city and Sussex level including voluntary sector, NHS services, police and others. You will advise strategic partners and apply latest evidence, research and best practice to maximise effectiveness.
About the role
You will be accountable for the strategic development and delivery of a range of programmes, projects and approaches to reduce all ages suicide and self harm rates and to promote population resilience, public mental health and wellbeing.
The post holder will work with and engage key stakeholders across Sussex and the city, including the community and voluntary sector, NHS, coroner, police and others
For more detail, or a discussion about the post, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org Consultant in Public Health.
Please also see attached job description and person specification.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
For all other roles with a pro rata salary greater than £20,480: “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. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
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.