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Consultant in Public Health Medicine

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Public Health
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Victoria House
£86,063 - £111,732 Agenda for Change Band 9 £95,135 - £109,475 per anum pro rata
Salary period
16/10/2022 23:59
Interview date

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


Job overview

Applications are invited for a Consultant in Public Health to join the Aneurin Bevan Gwent Public Health Team. The Team forms part of Aneurin Bevan University Health Board working under the leadership of the Executive Director of Public Health and Strategic Partnerships. Aneurin Bevan University Health Board covers the five counties of Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport and Torfaen.

The Consultant in Public Health will be expected to deliver a major role working with Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and other partners, ensuring public health influences delivery at a local level.

The post holder will be managerially accountable to the Executive Director of Public Health. 

Main duties of the job

You will hold a specific portfolio on Healthy Weight Healthy Wales with responsibilities covering all areas of Public Health professional practice, including:

  • Population Health Improvement
  • Health Care Quality and Improvement
  • Health Protection
  • Health Intelligence
  • Research and Development
  • Contribute to population health advice to the Local Authorities
  • Contribute to the strategic planning of partner organisations, including the Public Services Board(s).  Further areas of work will be negotiated according to the needs of the department and Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and the skills and knowledge of the successful candidate on appointment.

A detailed work plan will be drawn up with the Executive Director of Public Health, upon appointment, drawing on the key tasks outlined in this Job Description.

Working for our organisation

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The 
Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty 
or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board 
provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 
16,000 staff. 
We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory 
training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional 
career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and 
promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing 
Centre of Excellence to support you at work.
Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality 
hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical 
care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey 
to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached job description

This position involves Regulated Activity with children and/or adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:  

  • Enhanced check without barred list information (only for posts with NO patient contact) 

You must be on the GMC/GDC/UKPHR Specialist Register in Public Health

Candidates for Consultant Medical  posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP) date within 6 months of interview.  


Waiting for job description to be approved by Royal College

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Sarah Aitken
Job title
Executive Director of Public Health
Email address