We Are St Helens Borough Council
Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council, which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.
Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.
Making A Difference as an Advanced Public Health Practitioner in Public Health & Environmental Health across St Helens and Warrington
We are looking for someone who is enthused about improving outcomes for children and families living in areas of deprivation and is passionate about sustainability and the environment. St Helens and Warrington have been successful in receiving grant funding from DEFRA for a project to improve indoor air quality for families with a respiratory health condition. Although the council is leading the project, the delivery of the project will involve a number of key partners. Thus, this exciting 12-month post has arisen to manage this project and support the agenda of clear air and sustainability. This role will involve partnership working across two Local Authorities (St Helens & Warrington) and key agencies and being part of a capable and caring team. This will also include the opportunity of being involved in delivering research so is suitable for a those with a background in public health, environmental health and or research. The post holder will ensure that the programme links to wider work around indoor air quality and climate change and will help to co-ordinate work across both local authorities to improve indoor air quality. The post holder will also help to raise awareness of the impact of indoor air quality on health among stakeholders.
This role could be a secondment opportunity but should be discussed with your line manager prior to applying.
Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.
You are also welcome to contact us for a chat before applying by emailing us at AlisonQuinn@sthelens.gov.uk (Health Protection Specialist).
Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.
Equality & Diversity
St Helens Borough Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Council can be found here https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/equality
St Helens Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.
NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.
All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.