Job Title: Evaluation Officer (Active Aging)
Salary Range: £35,745 pa progressing to £39,880 (pro rata for part-time)
Hours: 37 hours per week (will consider 0.8 FTE)
Contract: 12 months fixed term contract
Hertfordshire County Council’s Public Health team commissions a wide range of services to improve the health of Hertfordshire residents, including weight management interventions, sexual health services, NHS Health Checks, drug and alcohol treatment services, and health improvement for children and young people. We also work closely with other directorates within the organisation, as well as other partners in the wider local system, to improve health outcomes within Hertfordshire.
We are looking for an evaluation officer to work across the County Council’s Public Health directorate and with the Hertfordshire Independent Living Service (HILS) to evaluate an intervention designed to increase mobility and physical activity in older people
We are looking for someone who will be able to conduct a robust evaluation of the Active Aging intervention using both quantitative and qualitative methods, drawing on his or her specialist knowledge and experience of health/social care service evaluation. The role will require proactive and effective joined-up working with a range of colleagues in Public Health and the Hertfordshire Independent Living Service, as well as close working with other members of the Public Health Evidence & Intelligence Team.
Skills and Experience
The applicant will be expected to hold a minimum of a master’s degree in a related subject and have experience of formal research skills training in both qualitative and quantitative methods. He or she will need to be self-motivated and take a proactive approach. In addition, the applicant will require excellent communications skills (both verbal and written) and have a high level of organisation and time management skills.
For an informal discussion about this role please contact Jo Mackenzie (01992 556870).
Closing date: 27th Sept 2020
Interview date: 8th & 13th October 2020