Interim Principal Public Health Practitioner - Band 8a


Ref: GSi68272



Interim Public Health Practitioner​ – Fixed Term Assignment at Band 8a (inside IR35) – North West England – 6 months +



The role involves developing and maintaining strategic partnerships across the statutory, voluntary, private and independent sectors to plan cohesively for health improvement and provides leadership and direction for partnership programmes and initiatives to promote health and wellbeing across all sectors.  The post holder is responsible for providing highly specialised advice and expertise on the development of public health/health promotion strategy, policy and practice, with particular emphasis the promotion of health and wellbeing.  Other duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Play a leading role in the development and implementation of the Health Social Care & Well-being Strategy, Children and Young People’s Plan and related programmes and policies
  • To be responsible for the development of public health capacity and networks
  • Lead, develop and sustain strategic partnership work that spans organisational and professional boundaries including local authorities, NHS organisations, voluntary organisations and independent sector, to deliver strategic and operational objectives.

If you are interested in applying for this role and have the required skills and experience do send your up to date CV, availability and required salary details through to us as soon as you can. 

In order to apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV that supports the criteria set out in the person specification as well as your contact details, availability and desired rate.   Due to the number of applications we are currently receiving for roles, we will only be in contact with candidates who meet the required criteria to discuss the role further.

How to Apply


To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.



Eleanor Pugh: 01132056093