Public Health Improvement Officer (CDC)

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Grade 8, £31,372 - £34,949 (pay award pending)
Doncaster , Civic Office
Job Type
Full Time

Based at: Civic Office

Salary details: Grade 8, £31,372 - £34,949 (pay award pending)

Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 37 hours per week 

Closing date: 16th June 2024

There’s never been a more exciting time to join Doncaster Council.  

We are passionate about Doncaster - it’s a great place to live, do business and visit.

We have plenty to shout about – Doncaster is the UK’s best connected location, we have many major developments in the pipeline, a vibrant urban centre with a thriving arts and cultural scene, sport and leisure attractions, wonderful green spaces and a fascinating heritage.  We firmly believe, as do our partners, that Doncaster is the place to be with a bright future and ambitions ahead of it. But don’t just take our word for it – anyone joining the council, can look forward to expanding their knowledge and skills in a dynamic, creative and nurturing environment while truly making a difference to the communities we serve.

Doncaster Council’s Public Health team are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual with a passion for Public Health to be part of their Wider Determinants Team. The link between health, housing and the environment has a strong evidence base, and this post will be at the forefront of assisting in the development of sustainable and innovative approaches to provide the right conditions for residents to lead healthy and fulfilling lives. The post-holder will work with different council departments, communities and external partners to identify opportunities that will reduce health inequalities in Doncaster by developing healthy places and tackling the wider determinants of health.

The post-holder will work on specific key elements with opportunity to contribute to other areas of a varied portfolio and therefore will be comfortable working in an agile, responsive and flexible environment.

Key elements of the post will be to:

Support a partnership approach to preventing fuel poverty and tackling the health impacts of cold homes

Support the development and delivery of new approaches to improve health through the home, focusing on aspects such as indoor air quality and overheating

Support the development of a compassionate approach to housing, embedding the principles across a varied portfolio

Support the Public Health approach to gambling related harms

Support other areas across the Wider Determinants Team portfolio when required.

We are looking for candidates with knowledge of the wider determinants of health who possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Further details about the responsibilities and requirements of the role are contained in the job profile and role summary.

In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer you the chance to be part of a great team dedicated to ensuring that all people in Doncaster thrive. You will also have access to a variety of attractive employee benefits including competitive leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and access to a range of staff discount and flexible benefits schemes. Visit our Working in Doncaster - City of Doncaster Council page.

Shortlisting: 17th June 2024.

Interview date: 24th June 2024. 

If you would like to discuss this post, please contact Caroline Temperton on 01302 734481.

Doncaster Council is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community where we strive to improve the quality of life for all. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share these commitments.

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This role expires 16/06/2024.
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