Roles Infrastructure

Health Improvement Officer (Healthy Places

  • Location: Morden
  • Type: Contract
  • Payment: £250 - 300
  • Per: Day
  • Role: Infrastructure

Posted by : Jacob Smith

Email : Jacob.Smith@intecselect.com

Health Improvement Officer

Company:
A leading and highly reputable organisation that operates within the public sector is seeking a Health Improvement Officer (Healthy Places) to facilitate the effective linkages between the public health agenda and strategies related to the wider determinants of health e.g. housing, environment health, the environment, community safety, use of outdoor spaces and planning.

This is a 3 day a week12 month maternity cover contract paying £250 – £300 per day within IR 35.

Opportunity:
• To facilitate the effective linkages between the public health agenda and strategies related to the wider determinants of health e.g. housing, environment health, the environment, community safety, use of outdoor spaces and planning.
• To work with colleagues in public health and planning to creatively use the planning system to maximise health gain.
• Supporting the prevention framework by developing approaches to develop healthy places, which make the healthy choice the easy choice.
• The development of Health Impact Assessments on regeneration programmes and respond to HIA’s developed by developers in Merton.
• To contribute to environmental issues that may have a negative effect on health such as air quality and street drinking and to work with partners to develop and implement interventions strategies.
• Implementing best practice programmes around the prevention agenda, particularly those related to the food environment e.g. Healthy Catering Commitment.
• Supporting and promoting healthy workplace initiatives for businesses within the borough.

Key Technical Skills
• Proven track record of delivering high quality evidence-based pieces of public health work to time and within budget
• Advanced knowledge of the wider determinants or health, particularly the design and management of evidence-based approaches and the performance management of contracts and services.
• Understanding the planning system and specifically how to use it to maximise health gain.
• Public Health skills e.g. MSc in Public Health or related field.
• Experience of project management principles, techniques and tools.
• Experience in building and maintaining good relationships with partners and stakeholders.
• Proactive, motivated and able to work in a busy environment with a professional, calm and efficient manner.

Rate Inside IR 35 – £250 – £300 – per day on a 3/6 month rolling contract / 35-hour week 9am – 5pm.

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