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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.
Senior Health Protection Nurse/Practitioner
Health Protection Division, Public Health Wales
Secondment opportunity until 31/03/2023. You must obtain line managers approval before applying for the position.
2 x Capital Quarter 2, Cardiff or base to be negotiated
Salary: Agenda for Change Band 7
An exciting opportunity has arisen for two experienced registered nurses or appropriately registered public health practitioners or allied health professionals (see person specification) to join the Communicable Disease Inclusion Health Programme (CDIHP) within the Health Protection Team. We are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic individuals with experience in health protection and public health to manage and deliver project work to support the CDIHP programme.
The post holders will work in partnership with other members of the CDIHP Team to undertake a health needs assessment of inclusion health populations in Wales and associated communicable disease prevalence and incidence. The post holders will be expected to map the services across Wales that serve these populations, producing a written report.
The post holders will use their specialist public health skills and experience to identify, review, analyse and interpret information on communicable diseases affecting inclusion health populations in Wales and will ensure all work is delivered on time to a high quality. The post holders will use their effective interpersonal and communication skills to work closely with the CDIHP team, wider colleagues within Public Health Wales and external stakeholders.
The post holders will be valued members of the CDIHP team, bringing knowledge and experience to influence and shape the direction of the CDIHP programme.
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/
You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in Trac
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Welsh language skills are desirable