Advanced Public Health Practitioner

Advance Public Health Practitioner x 4

March 2021

Vacancy Description: Windsor House, Plymouoth 2 x Permanent and 2 x Fixed Term 3 x 37 and I x 22.20 or 29.60 Grade (£33,782 to £37,890) pro rata

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Public Health Team in Plymouth. We are seeking to appoint four enthusiastic and well-motivated Advanced Public Health Practitioners to join this busy team.

The team is part of a large integrated Directorate that also includes, the Public Protection, Civil Protection and Bereavement Services and works in partnership with all internal and external professionals involved in the strategic development and delivery of public health commissioned services as part of a broader partnership approach.

You will contribute to the planning, development, delivery and evaluation of partnership programmes and initiatives to reduce inequalities and promote health and wellbeing across the city in line with agreed local and national priorities.

Effective partnership working is central to this post. You will promote and facilitate joint working, collaboration and integrated programmes between partner agencies and key stakeholders and ensure local communities are effectively engaged and involved.

Using the public health principles of community development and behaviour change techniques, you will have a pivotal role in coordinating a consistent approach to messaging and engagement across the city.

You will report to an experienced Public Health Specialist and will have the opportunity to work closely with other colleagues in their interfacing portfolios. Work on wider thematic areas and or projects will be also expected.

Due to COVID-19, you will also contribute to the local Public Health Team’s response to the pandemic. Remote working is currently in operation.

Detail of the posts are given below:

Post 1 Full time and permanent. Main areas of responsibility are: health inequalities reduction programme (Thrive Plymouth), built environment/healthy places, health protection.

Post 2 Full time and permanent. Main areas of responsibility are: mental health and wellbeing, improving the health of those with complex lives, health protection

Post 3 Full time and fixed term (12 months). Main areas of responsibility are: Sport and physical activity, healthy weight, health protection.

Post 4 Part time (three/four days) and fixed term (12 months). Main areas of responsibility are: children and young people, health protection.

For further information please contact Sarah Lees - 01752 398605 or email

This role is suitable for Job share

Closing Date: Tuesday 9 March 2021

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