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Screening and Immunisation Manager

Job Description

Public Health England (PHE) is an executive agency of the Department of Health providing; strategic leadership, research, advice and support for Government, local authorities and the NHS in protecting and improving the nation’s health.

Only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our person specification will be shortlisted for interview. If you have not been contacted within 4-6 weeks of the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted for the next stage.

As an applicant for this role, you are urged to demonstrate within your supporting statement a combination of evidence that reflects your competence to meet the job specification and provide examples of how the PHE Charter is an integral part of the way you have and will continue to deliver service.

Please note that if the pay scheme is listed as 'Other', the post advertised will be subject to Public Health England Civil Service Terms and Conditions of employment unless otherwise stated.

This is a Non Reserved post under the Civil Service Nationality Rules and is therefore open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) Nationals and certain non EEA members. For more information please refer to the supporting documents detailing the Civil Service Nationality Rules.

For posts on Public Health England Civil Service terms and conditions, on appointment the starting salary is normally the minimum point (see salary range above). This will be dependent on the successful candidate’s current salary and terms and/or equivalent experience. The Civil Service pay structure and progression is different from NHS Agenda for Change, most local authority pay grades and other systems which have annual pay increments. Salary increases are awarded based on performance assessed through the annual appraisal cycle.

(Clinical) AFC Band 8 salary £40,028 – £48,034 per annum (Non- Clinical) Civil Service Grade 7 National - salary £48,368 - £60,226 per annum

We are seeking an enthusiastic, experienced, self- motivated team player to join our team. The ideal candidate will possess a sound knowledge and will have experience of immunisation and/or screening programmes and some managerial experience. Excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong, collaborative working relationships are essential.

The Team supports the commissioning of screening and immunisation programmes within the designated geographical area covered by the Midlands & East (East) NHS England Area Team based in Fulbourn, Cambridge. There are close working relationships with the Public Health England Centre, covering the East of England, based in Fulbourn, Cambridge. The post-holder will be expected to travel and work on programmes and specific projects across the whole area geography.

The role of the Screening and Immunisation Manager is to commission consistently resilient, high quality national screening and immunisation programmes within the defined geography of an NHS England Area Team.

Public Health England provides strategic leadership and vision for protecting and improving the nation’s health. Its ambition is to lead nationally and enable locally a transformation in the health expectations of all people in England regardless of where they live and the circumstance of their birth. The Screening and Immunisation Manager (SIM) will play a key role in the team, supporting the commissioning and delivery of a screening and immunisation programmes.

For further information or an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr B Rodrigues, Screening and Immunisation Lead, via Simon Tait, Public Health Administrator available on  ( Phone number removed )  or at ( Email address removed )

Stage 4 vacancy

Open to all external applicants (anyone) from outside the Civil Service (including by definition internal applicants).

Applicants are strongly advised to use the criteria in the person specification (available online) as sub-headings in their application to make it clear how they meet each of the selection criteria. Please also see the job description for competencies.

Public Health England promotes diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunities employer.

For NHS AfC Job Description please refer to document under JD, for Civil Service Job Description please refer to document under Person Specification

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles (attached as a supporting document).

Interview expenses will not normally be paid but will be paid in exceptional circumstances in agreement with the Deputy Director of HR.

PHE is required to check employment and/or education history covering three consecutive years. Please therefore supply referees (with email addresses) to cover this period. Additional documentation such as P60s may be required as evidence. Please ensure you give details of at least two different referees, even if you were employed in one company for three years or more

For more information please go to the PHE website.

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