Senior Public Health Practitioner - Smokefree 2030 - CYP & Communities HCC613257

  • Colden Common, Hampshire
  • Jan 12, 2024
Full time Government

Job Description

The Role:
Join our friendly and supportive tobacco control sub-team, within the Healthy Team, to advance your career in Public Health whilst playing a key role in addressing health inequalities and preventing ill-health in our communities. We are part of the wider Hampshire and Isle of Wight Public Health Team who enjoy the challenge of working innovatively to ensure continuous improvement of public health initiatives and driving them through to completion.

Working closely with services and partners supporting vulnerable children and young people, such as Early Help, Corporate Parenting and Youth services and our current preventing smoking and vaping in young people provider - "No Limits", you will work to develop new pathways and interventions, which will enable children, young people and families to receive support to become smokefree and sustain this approach for good. You will use your excellent relationship building and communication skills to work effectively and build interest and capacity with a wide variety of partners towards achieving a smokefree generation in Hampshire. Your ability to work across a complex system will enable you to lead programmes successfully.

This is a brand-new role gives you the opportunity to bring your unique touch to the role, whilst working autonomously and within a vibrant team. A Master's in Public Health is essential (or a Masters in a related field or working towards this) and relevant senior experience of working in Tobacco Control for Children, Young People and Families is essential, including detailed knowledge and experience implementing health related strategies and policies, project managing public health programmes and managing and facilitating change.

In return, we are committed to your continued personal development and offer an extensive Benefits Package .

Please note that you must have the right to work in the UK to be eligible for this role. The central office for this role is in Winchester, however you will be required to travel frequently to various locations within Hampshire to visit Schools and other Children and Young People settings, and you must be able to travel across Hampshire regularly, but do not necessarily need a license nor vehicle.
Please note that you must have the right to work in the UK to be eligible for this role.

Travel Requirements
You may be required to visit other locations within Hampshire and the Isle of Wight or other local authority , and therefore need to have the ability to travel, as necessary.