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Consultant in Public Health
  • Employer: Reading Borough Council
  • Reference: DAC0213
  • Published: Fri 29/04/2022, 9:47 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 23/05/2022, 23:42 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £78,891 - £91,575 Per Year
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire

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Consultant in Public Health

£73,891 to £86,575 plus a £5,000 per annum market supplement

Reading is a place where your talent and expertise can make a real difference. You’ll be part of a team that shares a clarity of purpose and consistency of focus, operating in a vibrant and growing Berkshire borough. Reading has the fastest economic growth outside London, a respected university, and is ranked in the UK’s top areas for wellbeing. Through our Team Reading values we want to ensure that our growing and diverse population all share in that success.


As Consultant in Public Health in Reading you will work across the three domains of public health to assure healthcare,  improve and protect the health and wellbeing of residents in line with the Council’s vision, goals and objectives, helping us to meet the challenges associated with the Covid 19 pandemic, whilst delivering our vision for a healthy Reading, working through intelligence to tackle pre-existing health inequalities and those exacerbated by Covid, narrow the gap in health outcomes, preventing avoidable ill-health and premature mortality and driving change through the wider determinants of health, offering the public health approach across all council and partner services to build safe, resilient, connected communities.


You will be part of an extended public health offer working as a key part of the innovative Berkshire West Public Health arrangement, alongside the Director of Public Health for Berkshire West, with a unique opportunity to work with colleagues in neighbouring authorities across Berkshire West, whilst providing local public health leadership in Reading.


This is a broad, exciting and innovative role that will draw on all of your public health skills and offers an ambitious Public Health professional the opportunity to make a real impact, where your personal and professional growth matters, progressing your career to the next level. We are looking for a dynamic leader, with proven experience of system and partnership working, a proven track record of making an impact and delivering public health outcomes and the successful pursuit of innovative change.


In line with legislation, inclusion in the GMC Full and Specialist Register with a license to practice/GDC Specialist List (or be eligible for registration within six months of interview) or Inclusion in the UK Public Health Register (UKPHR) for Public Health Specialists (or be eligible for registration within six months of interview) is required for this post.


If you have the ambition to make real change, enjoy being part of a forward-thinking team, that wants to make a real difference for our communities and develop your career in an exciting and innovative environment, then we would love to hear from you.

For further details about the role please contact Ben Morgan, Resourcing Manager,

To apply please provide an up-to-date CV and a comprehensive covering statement of suitability via our website.

Closing date for applications: Midnight Monday 23rd May