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Interim Public Health Director | West Midlands

West Midlands


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Sonia Bargioni

Consultant | Environmental Health

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It’s time for the next step.
You’ve earned it.

Are you a visionary leader with a passion for public health?

A local authority in the West Midlands is seeking a dynamic and dedicated Director of Public Health to lead the charge in improving the health and wellbeing of our residents. As the system leader for public health, you will be at the forefront of reducing health inequalities and protecting our community from public health hazards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Health Leadership: Serve as the principal advisor on all health matters, providing expert guidance to elected members, officers, and partners.
  • Strategic Development: Develop and implement strategic plans to improve health outcomes, reduce inequalities, and enhance community health protection.
  • Partnership Collaboration: Work closely with local NHS bodies, the Integrated Care System, UK Health Agency, and other stakeholders to ensure cohesive and comprehensive public health strategies.
  • Emergency Preparedness: Lead the response to public health emergencies, ensuring robust plans are in place to protect the local population.
  • Advocacy and Communication: Act as a public health advocate, fostering strong relationships with the media and the public to promote health initiatives and report on community health.

What We Offer:

  • Leadership Role: An opportunity to be a statutory chief officer, influencing the health agenda across the country.
  • Collaborative Environment: Work with a dedicated team of professionals and a supportive Senior Leadership Team.
  • Professional Growth: Engage in continuous professional development and contribute to training programs for future public health leaders.
  • Impactful Work: Make a tangible difference in the lives of residents by addressing key health challenges and promoting wellbeing.

Key Relationships:

  • Cabinet/Portfolio Holder
  • Senior Leadership Team
  • Local NHS Bodies and Integrated Care System
  • UK Health Agency and Office for Health Improvement and Disparities
  • Health and Wellbeing Board
  • Community Safety Partnerships
  • The Public and the Press

About You:

  • Experienced Leader: Proven track record in public health leadership, with a strong understanding of health determinants and how to influence change.
  • Strategic Thinker: Ability to develop long-term strategies that integrate health improvement with social and economic policies.
  • Collaborative Partner: Skilled in building partnerships across sectors to drive health initiatives.
  • Resilient and Adaptive: Capable of managing public health crises and leading agile organizational change.

Join Us in Making a Difference

If you are ready to take on a pivotal role in shaping the health future , we want to hear from you. Apply now to become a Director of Public Health and lead the way in creating healthier, more resilient communities.

Consultant | Environmental Health

Sonia Bargioni

Sonia joined our Environmental Health team here at Oyster in 2023. Ambitious for greater financial independence, Sonia made the move to Recruitment to achieve her dream of owning a home.
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