Welcome to Public Health Wales, the National Public Health Institute in Wales
Our vision is Working to achieve a healthier future for Wales
Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English. To support our all Wales service, we particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a 2 Fixed Term Information Officers in the Health Protection Division in Public Health Wales NHS Trust.
1 contract until 31/03/2023
1 contract until 31/03/2024
The post holder will work within the Vaccine Preventable Disease Programme (VPDP) and with the Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre to help support the surveillance of vaccine preventable diseases and respiratory infections.
The post holder will assist with managing sentinel surveillance networks, data collection, data analysis and quality assurance, producing routine reports, communicating with stakeholders and assisting other surveillance tasks within the team. This post provides the opportunity to work with key stakeholders and gain experience working on a variety of projects across Health Protection.
The post is based at Number 2 Capital Quarter, in central Cardiff. For this position, the successful candidate must have GCSEs in English and Maths and an A level in a scientific subject is desirable. They should have excellent attention to detail and experience in using Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. We are looking for a team player, with excellent organisation and communication skills, who can demonstrate a flexible approach in order to meet the needs of the team.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Public Health Wales is the National Public Health Institute in Wales. Our vision is 'Working to achieve a healthier future for Wales' where we play a pivotal role in driving improvements in population health and well-being, reducing health inequalities, improving healthcare outcomes, protecting the public and supporting the development of health in all policies across Wales.
Our organisation is guided by our Values, 'Working together, with trust and respect, to make a difference'. We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that values equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications which represent the rich diversity of the communities we serve and from those wishing to work part time or on a job share basis.
To find out more about working for us, the benefits we offer and guidance on the application process, please visit https://phw.nhs.wales/working-for-us/applicant-information-and-guidance/
The post holder will be a member of the VPDP team with the following responsibilities:
Welsh language skills are desirable