Ref: 1626442

Original Listing

Company: 1626442

Salary: 33,222 - 44,019 per annum pro rata

Closing Date: Closing date: 4 Apr 2019

Location: Horsham, South East

919-AK-1332822-EXT - Health Protection Practitioner



Clinical & Non-Clinical

“Please note that there are two potential sets of criteria in order to fulfil this role, which is outlined in the attached job descriptions. Should you be successful in applying for this post, you will be offered the terms and conditions that correspond to the person specification and criteria that you meet. Clinical roles are part of the PHE Clinical Ring Fence and as such are offered under analogous NHS Terms and Conditions. Non-clinical roles are offered under PHE Terms and Conditions.”

(Clinical) AFC Band 7 -salary £33,222 - £43,041 – JD under Job Description

(Non-Clinical) Civil Service SEO – salary £37,154 - £44,019 – JD under Risk Assessment

Public Health England (PHE) is an executive agency of the Department of Health providing; strategic leadership, research, advice and support for Government, local authorities and the NHS in protecting and improving the nation’s health

Job Purpose / Summary

The South East Public Health England Centre integrates different public health disciplines, providing effective services and support for health protection, health improvement and health care public health. The Centre is a single point of access to the full range of PHE’s specialist skills and knowledge.

The post-holder will be part of the multi-disciplinary team contributing to the day to day provision of the health protection function, including the management of infectious and environmental hazards and contributing to the response to major incidents. They will use specialist knowledge and skills to undertake case management, liaise with, and provide health protection advice and response across a range of partner organisations, professionals and the public. They will actively contribute to the wider provision and development of the health protection function, including the development, training and supervision of others within the team. The post holder will also develop areas of expertise within Centre programmes, working with relevant leads to take this work forward.

The post holder will undergo a programme of on-going development and education to build on existing knowledge and develop skills to provide specialist health protection advice and meet competencies required to undertake the role.

Applicants are strongly advised to use the criteria in the person specification (available online) as sub-headings in their application to make it clear how they meet each of the selection criteria.

For further information / an informal discussion about the post, please contact: Jaime Morgan, Senior Health Protection Nurse 0344 225 3861 – Option 3.

PHE is bringing together its national scientific laboratories and headquarters to create one of the world’s leading centres for public health science in Harlow, Essex, in the heart of the London and Cambridge life sciences corridor. For more information please search ‘PHE Harlow collection’.

Public Health England promotes diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunities employer.

Option 3 – External

Open to all external applicants (anyone) from outside the Civil Service (including by definition internal applicants).