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Consultant in Public Health / Public Health Medicine

Band 9

Main area
Public Health
Band 9
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Flexible working
  • Home or remote working
33.75 hours per week
Job ref
Keir Hardie University Health Park
Merthyr Tydfil
£91,004 - £104,927 per annum pro rata
Salary period
25/04/2021 23:59
Interview date

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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.


Consultant in Public Health / Public Health Medicine

Cwm Taf Morgannwg Public Health Team, Public Health Wales, Keir Hardie University Health Park, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 1BZ

Medical consultant scale (point commensurate with previous experience). Agenda for Change Band 9 for non-medical staff

Closing date:  25th April 2021

Interview date: Friday 7th May 2021

Applications are invited for a Consultant in Public Health to join the Cwm Taf Morgannwg Public Health Team. The Team forms part of Public Health Wales working under the leadership of the Executive Director of Public Health. Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board covers the three counties of Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

The Consultant in Public Health will be expected to deliver a major role working with Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board and other partners, ensuring public health influences delivery at a local level.

Although you will hold a specific portfolio of work, your responsibilities will likely cover all areas of Public Health professional practice, including:

  • Health Improvement,
  • Health Care Quality and Improvement,
  • Health Protection,
  • Health Intelligence,
  • Research and Development,
  • Contribute to population health advice to the Local Authorities of Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf,
  • Contribute to the strategic planning of partner organisations, including the Public Services Board(s).Further areas of work will be negotiated according to the needs of the department and Public Health Wales and the skills and knowledge of the successful candidate on appointment.

A detailed work plan will be drawn up with the Deputy Director of Public Health, in consultation with Public Health Wales, upon appointment, drawing on the key tasks outlined in this Job Description.

The post holder will be managerially accountable to the Deputy Director of Public Health. The post holder will be professionally accountable to Public Health Wales and additionally hold an honorary contract with the Health Board.

Applicants must be on the GMC/GDC Specialist Register/UK Public Health Register for Public Health Specialists.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Angela Jones
Job title
Deputy Director of Public Health
Email address
Telephone number
07966 875517

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