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Public Health Development Manager

Vacancy Details

Location: Duke Street
Category: Grade I £37,890 - £41,881 p/a
Closing Date: 01/06/2020
Date Posted: 19/05/2020
Reference: 003602


Terms and Conditions: 2 x permanent, 37 hours per week
Department: Public Health & Wellbeing

Do you understand the population health and wellbeing challenges in Blackburn with Darwen? 
Are you bright, creative and good at solving multi-faceted problems? 
Can you work with partners and communicate with all sorts of people? 
Do you want to improve the health of our communities and make an impact on reducing health inequalities?

If so Blackburn with Darwen Public Health Team are looking for you.

Post 1: Substance misuse, sexual health and vulnerable people
Post 2: Children and young people

We are looking for a highly motivated and committed individual with the ability to develop and manage complex evidence-based work programmes. You will be responsible for the strategic planning, development and commissioning of a number of key public health programmes to Blackburn with Darwen. You will have a proven record of working strategically in partnerships involving a range of organisations and of bringing about change for health improvement.

The successful applicant will work strategically in partnership with Blackburn with Darwen Clinical Commissioning Group, Blackburn with Darwen Council, third sector organisations, communities and citizens.
For an informal discussion please contact Laura Wharton, Consultant in Public Health 01254 588911 or Lee Girvan, Public Health Specialist 01254 269231 (for post 1) and Liz Johnston, Public Health Specialist 01254 269232 (for post 2).
Please ensure that on your CV/additional document, you detail which post you are applying for and how you meet the requirements of the post detailed on the key requirements document.

Covid-19 Update: Subject to the ongoing situation it is essential that we continue recruiting safely.  Therefore, interviews and communications will be virtual wherever possible and this will be communicated to you directly by the hiring manager.


Contact 1
Contact Name: Laura Wharton
Telephone: 01254 588911
Email Address:

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