Director of Public Health

Location Thurrock
Discipline: Executive Interims & C-Suite
Job type: Contract
Salary: negotiable
Contact name: Khalsa Singh

Contact email:
Job ref: ks1403
Published: about 1 month ago
Start Date: 01/05/2024

Key responsibilities:

  • Advise and support Director’s Board members, Cabinet and portfolio holders in shaping services

  • Develop effective relationships with residents and ensure that the services provided reflect their needs

  • Influence and steer the planning of services

  • Prepare, manage and monitor the service’s budget

  • Ensure effective leadership, motivation and development of the service’s staff

  • Regularly review resources, services and partnership arrangements in order to identify opportunities to improve service delivery

  • Take a lead role in furthering the Council’s commitment to promote diversity and oppose discrimination in the provision of services and as an employer

  • Ensure full compliance with all legislative and statutory requirements including Health and Safety at Work, and the local policy framework.

  • Producing an independent annual report on the health of the population, progress on improving health and reducing inequalities and making recommendations

  • Being principal adviser to Health and Wellbeing Board in developing a Health and Wellbeing Strategy based on the assessed needs of the population and proven interventions to improve health

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