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Public Health Specialist: Joint Strategic Needs Assessment
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/25451/13880
  • Published: Fri 09/07/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 27/07/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £36,922 - £39,880
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN3 3BQ

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Public Health Specialist: Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

Job introduction

The Public Health Directorate is a progressive multi-disciplinary department committed to improving health and tackling inequalities in Brighton & Hove.

We are looking for a Public Health Specialist to join our Public Health Intelligence team and lead our programme of Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA).

Fixed term for: 1 Year  We would be happy to consider anyone who would like to apply on the basis of a secondment from their substantive job.  If you would like to apply on the basis of a secondment please get the agreement from your manager before applying.  

Interview date:  5 August 2021

About the role

This post is to lead on the Brighton & Hove Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA), focussing on specific geographical areas, population groups or health and wellbeing issues.

The postholder will work with and engage key stakeholders across the city, including the community and voluntary sector and local people to obtain, analyse, interpret and publish information which contributes to our understanding of factors that influence the health and wellbeing, and health inequalities, in Brighton & Hove.

We are seeking someone with experience of using both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, a good understanding of the wider determinants of health, as well as experience of working with a range of partners including those in the NHS, Local Authorities and the Community and Voluntary Sector.

We are looking for someone who will provide specialised advice on health and social care intelligence, statistics and statistical techniques - will develop qualitative work within the JSNA, working closely with local communities and organisations - is highly numerate, with strong analytical skills, and able to critically review evidence.

Being able to analyse complex data and present to a range of different audiences, to manage a number of projects to deadline and develop good working relationships and to manage the commissioning of needs assessments is key. 

For more detail, or a discussion about the post, please contact Head of Public Health Intelligence.

Please also, see attached job description and person specification.

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Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.