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This is an exciting new opportunity to join our Bracknell Forest Council Public Health Team as a Public Health Principal.

The role is a maternity cover opportunity for 18 months to lead on Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Commissioning (across 3 local authorities: Bracknell Forest, Slough and Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead) and the Healthy Child Programme for Bracknell Forest. The postholder will have budget and line management responsibilities. The role will focus on SRH commissioning for the first 6 to 12 months of commencement and provides a unique opportunity for further developing specialist public health competencies for anyone aspiring to be on the UKPHR Register.

We want Bracknell Forest to be the one of the healthiest place to live, work and study in, providing all the residents with the opportunities to be happy and healthy. We will achieve this by taking a health-in-all-policies approach with a focus on reducing health inequalities. As part of the Public... Health team, you will be central to achieving this vision.

What it’s like working in our team…

We are a small but ambitious Public Health team that are not only supported within our organisation but by the wider East Berkshire Public Health system. We are extremely agile and receptive to change and team members really feel inspired within their roles to deliver and can clearly see the difference they are making to our local residents.

You will be supported to carry out the following duties, responsibilities and training…
• Provide specialist public health Sexual and Reproductive Health leadership to support the management of sexual and reproductive health functions across Berkshire East (Bracknell Forest, Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and Slough).
• Provide specialist public health leadership for the Bracknell Forest Healthy Child Programme.

The benefits you will experience are…
• An inclusive and social working environment with a variety of staff networks.
• Opportunities for flexible and agile working, we offer a hybrid model of working to promote flexible working around personal and family commitments.
• Generous annual leave commencing at 28 days increasing after 3 years’ service to 33 days (pro rata for part time). With additional annual leave purchase policy.
• Regular opportunities for development with internal and external training courses.
• A great office location next to travel links and the regenerated town centre.
• Internal sports and social club opportunities.
• An extensive employee assistance programme (EAP) to support health and wellbeing.
• Discounted leisure centre and gym membership.
• Supermarket discount.
• Local government pension scheme.
• Opportunities to participate in professional development activities across Berkshire East and the South East.

What we’re looking for…

We are looking for someone with substantial experience in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Healthy Child Programme commissioning. Prior experience of working on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Healthy Child Programme is essential.

The post would suit someone who is already working in a senior public health related role.

Interview date

Interview date is to be confirmed.

Want to ask us a question?

For an informal discussion or to ask any questions about this role, please contact:

Dr Gabriel Agboado - Consultant in Public Health Medicine

Tel: 01344 355373

Email: Gabriel.Agboado@bracknell-forest.gov.uk


Tanvi Barreto - Public Health Principal

Tel: 07515 162378

Email: Tanvi.Barreto@bracknell-forest.gov.uk

At Bracknell Forest we champion equality, diversity and inclusion and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or age. As a Disability Confident Employer, please let us know if you need any adjustments at any point during the recruitment process by contacting our friendly recruitment team on recruitment@bracknell-forest.gov.uk

We will be reviewing applications regularly and reserve the right to close the advert early if suitable candidates are identified. To avoid disappointment, you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.

This is a fixed term contract for 18 months.

Any successful internal candidate will be offered the position as a secondment and, in line with Section 8.1 of the Secondment Policy, must consult with their manager before applying. Please note there is a secondment request form that must be completed and discussed with your existing manager.

Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. We expect everyone employed with us to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check as part of our pre-employment checks process.

We can only accept applications from candidates currently residing in the UK.

Any candidates that are currently residing in the UK and wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the role by assessing their circumstances against the relevant criteria.

No agencies please.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary contract
Contract length: 18 months

Pay: £64,072.00-£69,382.00 per year

• Company pension
• Health & wellbeing programme
• Work from home

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Market Street, RG12 1JD

Reference ID: PL/24/279309
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