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Health Development Specialist, Workplace Wellbeing

Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council

  • Reference: B&H02798
  • Published on: Wed 20/09/2017 10:15 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 17/10/2017 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours.
  • Salary: £34,538 - £37,306
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brighton
Advert introduction

Brighton and Hove City Council’s Public Health team are recruiting to the role of Health Development Specialist: Workplace Health

This post is an exciting opportunity to lead the development of workplace wellbeing initiatives, to help improve health and wellbeing and reduce inequalities across the city. Brighton and Hove is a city with an international reputation, growing influence and a reach far beyond its geographical size. Its proximity to London, Gatwick Airport, South Downs National Park and the coastline, and its innovative and cultural sector, make it a wonderful place to live and work.

Main advert detail

In this role you will be part of our friendly and forward thinking public health team and be responsible for leading the strategic development and implementation of workplace wellbeing policies, practice and health promoting activities, both within the city council, in schools and in settings across various sectors in the city.

You will also work collaboratively to really make a difference with a wide group of stakeholders to address key health and wellbeing issues, through developing, commissioning, facilitating and co-ordinating the delivery of health improving interventions in a range of city workplaces.

You will be supporting these workplaces in the long- term implementation and maintenance of the Workplace Wellbeing Charter , NICE quality standards for workplaces and heath promoting activities. This is to ensure that organisations have an on-going commitment and the ability to promote healthy lifestyles and address health issues. You will be part of a small team who have developed innovative work on food / Sugar Smart, mental health and wellbeing and a public health schools programme.

This full time post is permanent and you will be based between Bartholomew House and Hove Town Hall. It also involves working out and about in the city within workplaces and schools.

About us:

Brighton and Hove is an exceptional city to live and work in. As a council we are forward thinking and work with our values. In your role, we want you to feel supported, challenged and rewarded. You will benefit from flexible working policies, generous leave entitlement, as well as access to the Local Government Pension Scheme and other staff benefits.


Interviews are likely to be held on 30th October.

Brighton & Hove City Council – Taking Action for Equality.

Contact details

Chris Naylor

Business Manager, Public Health

Direct phone: 01273 296571

Chris.Naylor@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Additional information

Brighton & Hove City Council does not accept CV or resume.

As part of Brighton & Hove City Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.

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