Public Health Head of Strategic Commissioning

Recruiter
Mint Resourcing Corporation Limited
Location
Morden
Salary
£500 per day
Posted
14 Sep 2021
Closes
22 Sep 2021
Ref
2458743559
Position/Level
Professional / Specialist
Responsibilities
Analyst
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English
My client is looking for a Head of Strategic Commissioning in Public Health. This is a senior level post responsible for developing and delivering the Public Health (PH) commissioning function. In particular, the post holder will lead development and delivery of public health input to the health and social care integration agenda in Merton. Some requirements of the role include:

  • Provide senior leadership, oversight, accountability and line management to the Public Health team's adult, older people, mental health, healthy lifestyles and wider determinants programmes and staff.
  • Provide senior leadership to partnership working across the council, with the NHS, and other statutory and voluntary sector organisations in the pursuit of health improvement and reducing inequalities in health.
  • Ensure the commissioning of high quality programmes based on priorities in the Merton Health and Wellbeing Strategy and needs identified in the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment.
  • Manage risks relating to the work programme, taking overall responsibility, making decisions and taking prompt action at a corporate level, including appropriate escalation, to resolve any issues that are compromising the success of individual projects and/or delivery of programmes.

The ideal candidate should be someone who is senior, within Public Health/NHS

Please get in touch if this interest you or if you know anyone who is actively looking.