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Public Health Consultant

CO4 £71,250 - £84,021 p.a.

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Public Health
CO4 £71,250 - £84,021 p.a.
Fixed Term for 51 Weeks
Full time 35 hours per week
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222 Upper Street, N1 1XR and 5 Pancras Square, N1C 4AG
CO4 £71,250 - £84,021 p.a.
25/01/2019 23:59

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and innovative Consultant in Public Health, who will be based within the shared public health service across Camden and Islington Councils, but working on behalf of all five boroughs within the North London Partners STP footprint (Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington).  The postholder will be professionally accountable to the London Boroughs of Camden and Islington, and managerially accountable to the Joint Director of Public Health, Camden and Islington, who is also the Senior Responsible Officer for the Prevention workstream of North London Partners STP.  

The post holder will provide senior programme and system leadership for the prevention workstream across North Central London.  He/she will develop, lead, influence and manage our prevention programme, helping to champion and embed a more systematic and at-scale focus on prevention within North London’s health and care system and beyond in order to improve outcomes and reduce inequalities.

The postholder will bring together a wide range of stakeholders to support the delivery of priority, evidence-based public health programmes and interventions across the health and care system, with a particular focus on our ‘big three’ prevention priorities: alcohol, tobacco and overweight and obesity.  A key part of this role will be engaging senior board level and operational leadership within health and care provider organisations across North London to champion, introduce and deliver key, evidence based prevention interventions and programmes at scale across the sector.

The postholder will also play a key role working alongside, influencing and supporting other STP workstreams to identify and capitalise on opportunities for embedding prevention across the system. 

This is an exciting and challenging role which will require vision, energy, motivation, and the ability to inspire colleagues across a range of organisations.

This post will be employed by London Borough of Islington.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Julie Billett,

Director of Public Health on 020 7527 1221.



Closing date: Friday 25th January 2019

Interviews date: Thursday 14th February 2019


*Please note: the post-holder will be employed by London Borough of Islington. However, they will be expected to work across Camden Council (nearest station Kings Cross/St Pancras), Islington Council (nearest station Highbury & Islington) and Haringey Council (nearest station Wood Green) along with Barnet and Enfield councils.

**Please note that the council only accepts online applications, no CVs or alternative forms of applications are accepted.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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