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Public Health Project Officer- Prevention at Scale

  • Location: Aylesbury
  • Ref: FS06464
  • Closing date: 18 December 2017
  • Contract type: Fixed Term / Secondment
  • Working hours: Full Time
  • Salary: £33,649 - £35,500

The opportunity

Do you develop evidence based and innovative projects and evaluate your work?

Do you have a track record of working in partnership across organisations to make changes, find solutions and make a difference for local populations?

Do you have experience of working with residents to develop insight and co-design approaches?

We are recruiting for a Public Health Project Officer for a one year fixed term contract.

About us

Our vision is simple. To make a real difference to the people and communities we serve. Now, and for the future. This means safeguarding the vulnerable, creating opportunities, building self-reliance and keeping Buckinghamshire thriving and attractive. All whilst ensuring that we’re delivering value for money.

Our local communities are at the heart of everything we do and they really rely on the work we do. Whether it’s new roads being built, helping parents get their children a school place or providing essential support to vulnerable children or elderly residents, what we do touches the lives of everyone in Buckinghamshire. Take a look at our Strategic Plan which sets out our aims and priorities until 2020.

About the role

Buckinghamshire County Council has an exciting opportunity for a Project Officer to join its award winning public health team (Local Government Association 2014). The County Council is an innovative and high performing council, and public health is embedded in the council’s core business. 

You will support the development and delivery of the Prevention at Scale pilot in Bucks, which is focusing on addressing the challenge of reaching, engaging and motivating residents, particularly from priority groups, to change their lifestyle behaviours. This will include engaging with internal and external stakeholders to develop and deliver the project and working with partners and residents to develop insight for priority groups and co-designing solutions.  You will also be willing and able to support other projects according to the needs of the Public Health Department.

About you

The ideal candidate will have experience in a relevant field working in the local authority, NHS or voluntary sector setting, demonstrate strong communication and partnership working skills and have experience of stakeholder and resident engagement, developing insight and project management.

The post will be managed by an experienced Public Health Principal and be part of the Public Health Team.

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Si Khan 01296 387848.


Other Information

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Si Khan 01296 387848.

The is a one year fixed term contract.

Interview date 10th January 2018




Our Values

Ambitious. Accountable. Caring. Collaborative.

 Our values are what make our culture at BCC unique and we expect all our people to live them in their approach. Ambitious. We want people with a strong desire and determination to succeed. Accountable. Our people take pride in owning actions and decisions. It’s all about using our resources wisely and recognising that the public money we use is all going towards a better future. Caring. We’re people, working for people. Being caring, kind and supportive is intrinsic. Collaborative. Working in a team, sharing ideas and knowledge only means positive things. By creating more effective solutions together, we are able to deliver better outcomes to the county as a whole.

We Recognise and Reward You

Hard work and success deserves recognition. That’s why we pride ourselves on the benefits we give our people. Everything from a good work-life balance and flexible working to discounted public transport and sports centre membership.


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