Job summary

We are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated individual who has a combination of effective leadership skills, advanced relevant specialist public health knowledge of the childrens public health agenda, effective collaborative working and programme management skills, and someone who thrives on working collaboratively around a broad spectrum of work.

Main duties of the job

You will be passionate about improving outcomes for children and young people and tackling health inequalities in North East Lincolnshire.

This is a new senior role reporting to the Associate Director in Public Health. As such, this is an exciting opportunity to shape the role in practice from the outset.

You will have some staff management responsibilities as well as working collaboratively with a range of internal and external colleagues and stakeholders at local, regional and sub-regional levels.

About us

Who We Are

At North East Lincolnshire Council, we have a unique ability to provide the ultimate work life balance for our employees. Situated within the award-winning costal area of Cleethorpes and the beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds, North East Lincolnshire Council provide the perfect location for you toLive, Work & Play.

Our Vision & Purpose

To create a stronger economy and stronger communities and improve the lives of our people.

Our Values

  • Valuing People
  • Honesty
  • Striving for Continuous Improvement
  • Openness
  • Commitment
  • Behaving with Integrity

Date posted

18 January 2023

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£52,795 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

F0055-23-2811

Job locations

Municipal Offices

Town Hall Square

Grimsby

North East Lincolnshire

DN31 1HU

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will provide day to day leadership for the development and further drive forward various public health priority programmes, workstreams and projects designed to address a range of identified health needs of children and young people. This includes an established multi-agency Starting Well Programme and an emerging Developing Well Programme.

You will need to ensure robust programme management arrangements are in place and provide appropriate assurance on delivery within timescales and budget. You will ensure we are capturing impact which may include the development and implementation of evaluation frameworks.

You will also provide public health input and contribute to the development and implementation of our exciting new Start for Life and Family Hubs Programme, which provides significant opportunities for prevention and transforming the services and support we offer to families.

You will lead or otherwise contribute to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of relevant policies, strategies, plans and commissioning of services within public health, across the Council, NEL, HNY ICB and regional levels as appropriate.

You will communicate, and be a strong advocate for, the needs of children and young people in NEL, drawing on a range of quantitative and qualitative intelligence sources to ensure these are reflected in a wide spectrum of work. Tackling health inequalities will be a key thread throughout your work.

You will interpret and advise on national strategies and policies and advise on the evidence base of what works to improve a range of outcomes.

You will be responsible for commissioning specific key services and projects, such as, public health nursing services and peer support programmes.

You will ensure appropriate performance monitoring arrangements are in place and support any assurance arrangements around clinical governance and compliance. You will also contribute to other commissioning arrangements across the Council and Integrated Care Board to ensure the needs of children and young people are met.

About You

Strong communication and partnership working will be essential for this role, as well as strong interpersonal skills to develop and maintain key relationships with colleagues and stakeholders across all sectors. You will also ensure close interfaces with the Integrated Care Board at HNY and NEL, Health and Care Partnership, NELC childrens services, education settings, OHID.

To discuss this opportunity in more detail, please contact Diane Halton, Associate Director of Public Health – Diane.halton@nelincs.gov.uk

Apply for this Role

All applicants are advised to carefully read the information provided in the Role Profile and Employee Specification, and evidence in your application how you meet the essential criteria.

Why work for NELC?

North East Lincolnshire is a great place to work and there are lots of benefits our employees can access. Here are some of the main benefits:

  • Flexible Working Options such as agile working, compressed hours, flexi-time, home working, to enable a work/life balance (relevant to the role you are undertaking).

  • Salary Sacrifice Scheme saves tax and national insurance by exchanging part of your gross salary for non-cash benefits such as; Holiday Extra to purchase additional annual leave, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work scheme and Tusker Cars (beneficial rate car lease)

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Health Cash Plan to claim cash back on a range of healthcare costs

  • Credit Union

  • Discounts on mobile phones, computers, holiday and travel, fashion and clothing, health & beauty and many other products and services

  • Discounted Car Parking Permit

  • A minimum of 24 days holiday + 8 bank holidays per year (based on a 37-hour week)

NELC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and Adults at Risk. For any posts that will involve access to children, young people and Adults at Risk, the successful applicant will need to undertake an enhanced criminal record check where appropriate.

NELC is committed to Equality and Diversity as an employer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will provide day to day leadership for the development and further drive forward various public health priority programmes, workstreams and projects designed to address a range of identified health needs of children and young people. This includes an established multi-agency Starting Well Programme and an emerging Developing Well Programme.

You will need to ensure robust programme management arrangements are in place and provide appropriate assurance on delivery within timescales and budget. You will ensure we are capturing impact which may include the development and implementation of evaluation frameworks.

You will also provide public health input and contribute to the development and implementation of our exciting new Start for Life and Family Hubs Programme, which provides significant opportunities for prevention and transforming the services and support we offer to families.

You will lead or otherwise contribute to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of relevant policies, strategies, plans and commissioning of services within public health, across the Council, NEL, HNY ICB and regional levels as appropriate.

You will communicate, and be a strong advocate for, the needs of children and young people in NEL, drawing on a range of quantitative and qualitative intelligence sources to ensure these are reflected in a wide spectrum of work. Tackling health inequalities will be a key thread throughout your work.

You will interpret and advise on national strategies and policies and advise on the evidence base of what works to improve a range of outcomes.

You will be responsible for commissioning specific key services and projects, such as, public health nursing services and peer support programmes.

You will ensure appropriate performance monitoring arrangements are in place and support any assurance arrangements around clinical governance and compliance. You will also contribute to other commissioning arrangements across the Council and Integrated Care Board to ensure the needs of children and young people are met.

About You

Strong communication and partnership working will be essential for this role, as well as strong interpersonal skills to develop and maintain key relationships with colleagues and stakeholders across all sectors. You will also ensure close interfaces with the Integrated Care Board at HNY and NEL, Health and Care Partnership, NELC childrens services, education settings, OHID.

To discuss this opportunity in more detail, please contact Diane Halton, Associate Director of Public Health – Diane.halton@nelincs.gov.uk

Apply for this Role

All applicants are advised to carefully read the information provided in the Role Profile and Employee Specification, and evidence in your application how you meet the essential criteria.

Why work for NELC?

North East Lincolnshire is a great place to work and there are lots of benefits our employees can access. Here are some of the main benefits:

  • Flexible Working Options such as agile working, compressed hours, flexi-time, home working, to enable a work/life balance (relevant to the role you are undertaking).

  • Salary Sacrifice Scheme saves tax and national insurance by exchanging part of your gross salary for non-cash benefits such as; Holiday Extra to purchase additional annual leave, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work scheme and Tusker Cars (beneficial rate car lease)

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Health Cash Plan to claim cash back on a range of healthcare costs

  • Credit Union

  • Discounts on mobile phones, computers, holiday and travel, fashion and clothing, health & beauty and many other products and services

  • Discounted Car Parking Permit

  • A minimum of 24 days holiday + 8 bank holidays per year (based on a 37-hour week)

NELC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and Adults at Risk. For any posts that will involve access to children, young people and Adults at Risk, the successful applicant will need to undertake an enhanced criminal record check where appropriate.

NELC is committed to Equality and Diversity as an employer.

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