Public Health Protection Officer Job In Darlington

Public Health Protection Officer

  • £23 per hour
  • Darlington
  • Posted: 27/10/2020
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: V49102378

Job Details

Public Health Protection Officer
Up to £23 per hr
The purpose of this role is to  play a key role in supporting the Director of Public Health to respond to the current COVID-19 pandemic,  by ensuring that Darlington prevents further outbreaks or clusters of COVID-19 in the community,  through working in partnership and supporting key stakeholders.
The successful applicant would be responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring and leading public health response to COVID-19 pandemic including managing outbreaks through acting as Single Point of Contact (SPOC) and participating in local Outbreak Control Teams (OCTs) to reduce and prevent onward transmission of COVID-19 in local communities in Darlington.
The ideal person for this role would have the following skills and attributes:

  • Knowledge of the public health agenda and national policy
  • Knowledge of the main terms and concepts used in epidemiology
  • Approximately 2 years’ experience of leadership development and implementation of strategies
  • Experience of working with and influencing partners in other professional groups and organisations
  • Understanding of local government processes
  • Approximately 5 years’ experience of working with public health/health protection/outbreak control/emergency response issues
For more information please contact or call 07484 090324

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