Health Protection Advisor Requirement

Health Protection Advisor Requirement

The post holder will join the public health team to support the response to Covid-19 across the borough.

Contract summary

Industry

  • Health and safety services – 71317200

Location of contract

B70 8SZ

Value of contract

£5k

Published date

30 March 2020

Closing date

02 April 2020

Contract start date

05 April 2020

Contract end date

05 July 2020

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

No

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

HEALTH PROTECTION ADVISOR
Rate of Pay: H38 = ?21.13 per hour to worker
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Based at Jack Judge House, Oldbury
Start Date: ASAP
Contract type: Agency – 12 weeks

Brief description:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a temporary appointment to Sandwell Council as a Health Protection advisor for an initial three-month period with the possibility of extending this to six-months. The post holder will join the public health team to support the response to covid-19 across the Borough.
We are looking for a someone with a background in health protection with an education to Masters in Public Health level, or equivalent experience. Individuals with a background in nursing or those having worked in the NHS, Public Health England or a local authority public health team might be suitable for this role. Experience of outbreak investigations is crucial.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing expert advice to the council and our stakeholders on matters including: outbreak management, infection prevention and control, emergency planning, and responding to emerging and re-emerging threats.
The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.
Key experience and skills
– At least two years’ experience working in health protection
– Experience of dealing with external stakeholders including NHS, and voluntary sector
– The ability to grasp concepts and translate them into simple and clear messages that are easy to understand.
– The post holder will require excellent analytical skills. The ability to identify risks, anticipate issues and create solutions.
– Ability to investigate and manage/support a full range of incidents including outbreaks of disease
– Leadership and people management
– Ability to work with local communities, the private sector and other officers at the highest level in other public bodies
– Ability to communicate positively and persuasively to gain support on key issues
– Ability to organise workload in the face of conflicting demands and priorities and work effectively under pressure
– Ability to work without direct supervision
Please can the agencies send over a CV, 2x up to date references, copy of Terms and Conditions.
This role may require you to travel across the Borough of Sandwell. If so, a driving licence check, including proof of business insurance and MOT will be required.
No DBS is required for this role.
Please note this advert is also out with our Master Vendor
The Council will be using the In-tend e-Tendering System for this Procurement opportunity, please visit https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sandwellmbc to access the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal.
From here you will be able to register your company, express an interest in the opportunity, and gain immediate access to the related documents.
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About the buyer

Contact name

Debbie Bagnall

Address

1 Providence Place
West Bromwich
West Midlands
B70 8SZ
United Kingdom

Telephone

0121 569 4680

Email

debbie_bagnall@sandwell.gov.uk

 

Other information

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Additional information on how to apply for this contract

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sandwellmbc/aspx/

The Council will be using the In-tend e-Tendering System for this Procurement opportunity, please visit https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sandwellmbc to access the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal.
From here you will be able to register your company, express an interest in the opportunity, and gain immediate access to the related documents.
To submit your documents, you will be required to opt in.
For a Step by Step user guide to the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal please click on the `Guidance for Suppliers` section of the website. All procurement responses must be carried out via the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal.
If you require further assistance in respect of the system, please contact the In-tend support team on 0844 272 8810.
Closing Date: Wednesday 1 April 2020 at 17:00 hours and interviews will be held via a Skype conversation

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

 

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.