Locum Consultant in Public Health
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Barnsley, GB
3d ago

NHS Consultant / NHS Very Senior Manager Pay (Band 8d / 9)

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (BHNFT) and Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council (BMBC) are seeking to jointly appoint a Consultant in Public Health to be hosted by BHNFT.

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic public health 12 months locum consultant to provide public health leadership in Barnsley and support the on-going COVID-19 response and recovery.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced public health consultant to work for Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - one of the leading NHS trusts in the country and Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council - a high achieving council : Finalist for the 2016 LGC Council of the Year and shortlisted in 8 categories for the 2018 LGC awards, including for Public Health and holder of the Investors in People Gold Award.

You will work in a supportive environment within committed, enthusiastic and ambitious teams both within the Trust and in the council.

It is an exciting opportunity to work across the Barnsley health and social care landscape, supporting the NHS and the council to help protect the population from the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, support recovery for health and the wider social and economic systems, improve health and wellbeing of the people of Barnsley and reduce health inequalities across the borough.

We see the post as a key appointment in our aspiration to bring about improvement in health and wellbeing in a complex health and social care environment.

COVID-19 has presented all of us with an unprecedented challenge, and you will be providing the specialist expertise and leadership within the field of health protection and improvement that will help us respond to this.

  • You will be required to have a high level of tact, diplomacy and the leadership experience to advise elected members, trust board members and senior officers on evidence based approaches to infection and outbreak control, commissioning and providing health protection and improvement with a special focus on the most vulnerable people and reducing health inequalities.
  • The successful individual will demonstrate highly developed influencing, negotiation and motivation skills to drive transformational change across the health agenda.

    Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register / UK Public Health Register

    For an informal discussion, please contact :

    Julia Burrows, Director of Public Health, Barnsley MBC on 01226 773971 juliaburrows barnsley.gov.uk

    Dr Andrew Snell, Consultant Public Health, BHNFT andrewsnell nhs.net

    Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.

    PLEASE NOTE : all correspondence regarding this vacancy and the interview process will be sent by e-mail. Therefore, you are advised to check your emails / NHS Jobs account regularly following the closing date.

    To speed up the recruitment process please ensure that your references are appropriate and where possible you have provided an email address and telephone number.

    The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

    The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges for adverts placed from 1st June are as follows :

    Standard Check : £26.00 + Administration cost of £3.69 deduction from salary as a one off payment

    Enhanced Check : £44.00 + administration cost of £3.69 £14.69 deduction from 1st months salary, £11.00 deduction from salary over following 3 months.

    Please quote references. 163-3567-10-20

    Closing Date : 28th October 2020

    Interview Date : 5th November 2020

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