You are here :

Health Development Officer

An exciting opportunity to influence health development programmes and policy

Salary: £24,201 - £30,525 per annum 37 hours per week 3 year fixed term contract

Closing date: 4 March 2018

This exciting jointly funded position provides a fantastic opportunity to work within both a Clinical Commissioning Group and Borough Council environment to influence programmes and policies. 

Working in partnership with a range of organisations this important role will oversee the development and delivery of the Rushcliffe Health Partnership action plan, translating key priorities into local programmes to tackle health inequalities and improve the health and wellbeing of Rushcliffe residents.

We are looking for someone with energy, enthusiasm and an innovative approach to project development.   You will need excellent organisational, communication and partnership working skills as well as the ability to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of interventions.

The successful applicant will need to have a broad understanding of government policy for health, experience of working in a health related environment and of developing and delivering multi-agency partnership initiatives and plans.

The successful candidate will be employed by Rushcliffe Borough Council and work from our modern new office base at Rushcliffe Arena in West Bridgford as well as the NHS office base at Easthorpe House in Ruddington.

Our package includes:

  • Working in new purpose-built offices and reduced membership of the onsite leisure centre;
  • Free car parking
  • Varied working hours and remote-working opportunities;
  • An opportunity to further your career with a high performing forward looking Authority with training to support CPD and personal development; and
  • Local Government pension scheme.

 Rushcliffe Borough Council supports flexible and part-time working in line with the needs of the public that we serve and the business needs of the Council. We believe that embracing flexibility is a smart way of working and ensures we can find and support the mix of talent and experience we need.  We can’t promise, but we are open to a chat about flexible working when you apply for a job with us.

 If you feel you have the qualities outlined above then you can obtain further details below along with a link to our online application form.

 You can also request an application form by emailing jobs@rushcliffe.gov.uk or by telephoning Nottingham (0115) 914 8317 (answer phone service available)

 Please note CV’s will not be accepted.

 Closing Date:  11:59 pm 4 March 2018                

 If you would like to have an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Derek Hayden (Principal Community Development Officer) on 0115 9148270