Health Improvement Lead – Adult Mental Health & Suicide Prevention
County Hall, Hertford & Farnham House, Stevenage
£43,875 to £46,845 per annum
Full time - 37 hours
Good mental health is now more important than ever so Hertfordshire Public Health is creating a new team to focus on adult public mental health and suicide prevention. We want to support residents to be resilient and to achieve and maintain the best possible mental health they can. This is particularly important with the on-going challenges from the Covid-19 pandemic.
We will also soon be launching our new Suicide Prevention Strategy and our vision is that no one in Hertfordshire should feel that suicide is their only option.
We’re looking for a skilled health improvement practitioner with demonstrable experience of improving mental health outcomes and who is passionate about making a difference to the lives of Hertfordshire resident as well as tackling health inequalities.
The role will require a good understanding of the national policy relating to mental health and how this informs the local context. You will lead on developing and implementing strategy as well as managing multi-agency partnership work programmes which will incorporate a review of the local evidence base to inform future commissioning of mental health services. You will be expected to have knowledge of commissioning services, excellent negotiation and communication skills You’ll also have line management and budget management experience.
If you share our passion and commitment to improving the mental health and wellbeing of Hertfordshire residents, then we would love to hear from you.
For an informal discussion please contact the Public Health Team on 01438 844088. No agencies please.
Closing date: midnight 23rd November
Interview dates: w/c 7th December to be confirmed