Our Client is offering a fantastic opportunity to be part of a Local Authority public health team. They are looking to recruit a Consultant in Public Health to support our role in protecting residents from COVID-19 through prevention and rapid implementation of the Local Outbreak Plan. As well as strong skills and experience in leading on complex Public Health issues, we are looking for a positive attitude and the ability to cope with multiple and changing demands.
You will lead on COVID-19 related work. This will include responsibility for areas of the Local Outbreak Plan and supporting the Director of Public Health with the COVID-19 response. The post will provide line management support to a small team of staff supporting our COVID-19 effort, and link with the wider Public Health team as needed.
You will be reporting to the Director of Public Helath and below will some of your key
Will have responsibility for the management of COVID-19.
Contribute strategically to the development and maintenance of effective systems for the surveillance of COVID-19.
Proactively use COVID-19 surveillance outputs to inform and influence the local actions, policies and strategies.
Influence, and where appropriate, lead the development and implementation of a system wide response to COVID-19.
Employ highly effective communication, negotiation and influencing skills to enable stakeholder relationships to deliver objectives.
Deal with complex and conflicting subject matter problems.
Escalating any issues/pressures for resolution with the Director of Public Health.
To be a visible, positive leader and role model. Meeting and demonstrating high professional standards.
Ensure compliance with all confidentiality and governance requirements at all times.
This assignment will start ASAP and will run for an initial 3 month period. The role allows for fully remote working and the rate of pay (umbrella) is £500 - £600 per day.
It is essential that you are included in the GMC Full and Specialist Register with a license to practice/GDC Specialist List (or be eligible for registration within six months of interview) or Inclusion in the UK Public Health Register (UKPHR) for Public Health Specialists (or be eligible for registration within six months of interview)