Health Improvement Programme Manager

Administrative Services Salary: Band 7 (£39,300 – £46,006) Contract: FixedTerm Duration: Fixed-term or Secondment Region: National Hours: 37.5 Job type: FullTime Date posted: 12 Oct 2020 Ref: 033207 Closing date: 26 Oct 2020 Description: 4 Posts available Evaluation (Dir) ,Place & Wellbeing (Div/CHP) , This post is an 18 month fixed term contract/ secondment Public Health Scotland (PHS) is a new organisation, launched on the 1st April 2020 with the formal status of a National, Special Health Board employing around 1,100 people, and with an annual budget of around £60 million. PHS will provide authoritative information and services to support people and communities across Scotland. It will lead the national response to unforeseen health emergencies and will contribute to national and local government policy through its provision of robust data and intelligence. The Place & Wellbeing Directorate of PHS are seeking to appoint a number of Health Improvement Programme Managers to support our vaccination work. Fixed term posts (including secondments) will be until 31st March 2022 in the first instance with the possibility of an extension or becoming permanent. The post-holder(s) will work across teams in Public Health Scotland as well as a range of policy makers and public health/health protection service providers and stakeholders across all sectors in Scotland and beyond. The postholders will lead projects to optimise the equality of vaccine delivery in Scotland through impact assessment and through promoting vaccine uptake, confidence and informed consent. Salary placement will start at the bottom point of the scale unless individuals have previous NHS experience. Any candidate who has lived/worked overseas for more than 12 months in the preceding 5 years will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency. Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits. For further information and informal discussion please contact: Heather Williams, Health Improvement Programme Manager, tel: 07917 814534 or email: Closing date for completed applications is Monday 26th October 2020. ??????? Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by email only, so please check your email regularly (including junk folders). Public Health Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies. How to apply: For More Information Contact: NSS Recruitment Team at Apply Now Job packs Download Additional vacancy information: (application pack) Contact information General Contact NSS recruitment Phone: 0131 275 7700 Fax: Email: Informal Contact Phone: Fax: Email: Employer details Public Health Scotland Public Health Scotland is a new public health body bringing together Public Health Intelligence, Health Protection and Health Improvement expertise and knowledge in a single body. It will provide a clear vision and strong voice for the public’s health in Scotland. It will support, enable and provide challenge to the whole system of partners in the public, private and third sector. Website: http:// Organisation information: Address: (generally only send applications to this address if specified above) Gyle Square 1 South Gyle Crescent Edinburgh