We have an exciting opportunity to join our award-winning Sandwell public health team as a permanent public health project manager. We are looking for a dynamic and adaptable public health professional with extensive experience in project management, commissioning and service management, including leading and managing a team and supervising works. You must have knowledge of public health and be able to influence and manage relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, including primary care providers, colleagues, external partners and residents to shape the outcomes of public health.
You will be responsible for the development and management of new public health projects to improve health outcomes and reduce the health inequalities that have been widened by the Covid-19 pandemic, focusing on those most affected. , working closely with the diverse communities of Sandwell.
In the first case, you will need to work with the broader public health team that has led much of the response to the emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic and is essential to the Council’s ongoing work to contain outbreaks and limit the spread of COVID-19 in Sandwell. As part of this response, public health is leading the local testing and tracing support response through the local contact tracing service. The initial goal of this role will be to manage the contact tracing team for as long as needed. It will also involve supporting other key functions within public health in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Along with the above contact tracing role, you will be expected to support and lead the development and implementation of a number of population health management programs, including the National NHS Health Check and Programs national diabetes prevention programs through direct contracting with primary care providers. . You will need to develop and implement a project plan with the NHS Health Check Manager for key project work and manage timelines, deliverables and risks. Work with various key partners internal and external to the board, leading the deployment of NHS Health Check contracts and the installation of chronic disease management software across all of Sandwell’s GP practices. You will implement the agreed objectives to ensure regular support and monitoring of GP contracts.
You must have obtained a degree in a relevant subject or an equivalent level qualification or significant work experience at a similar level in a specialized field and you must hold PRINCE2 Practitioner or other relevant qualification or experience in project management. Registered and working for the registration of practitioners with the UK Public Health Register.
If this position interests you, please apply.
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37 hours per week
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