Interim Public Health Principle - Children and Young People

  • Job Reference: 000000
  • Date Posted: 10 September 2019
  • Recruiter: Venn Group Limited
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Specialists in professional temporary recruitment

Public Health Principle – Children/Young People
Location: London
Length: 2-3 months (with possibility of extension)
IR35 Status: Inside

One of our local authority clients is looking to recruit a Public Health Principle to take the lead on commissioning for a portfolio of services for children and young people. The main focus will be to facilitate health improvement and performance plans as well as deeper integration across health and social care.

The key components:

  • Responsible for identifying priorities for the strategic development and planning of jointly commissioned services for children and young people’s health and wellbeing within available resources
  • Health Improvement work managing healthy schools and child healthy weight plans
  • Health Protection – reprocuring health child’s services, conducting evidence reviews
  • To engage and develop all staff in the team to ensure they have clear personal development plans


Experience required:

  • Educated to undergraduate degree level in Public Health or Children’s Health
  • Experience commissioning services and/or work with clinical commissioning groups (CCGs)
  • An expert understanding children and young people’s services
  • Experience working for a local authority
  • Experience of managing health improvement work and performance management
  • Effective communication skills to a range of stakeholders

If you have experience to match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact Ellie Pack or Nicola Gradon on

 020 7557 7667 and email your CV to localgov@venngroup.com

*Venn Group’s “Recommendation Scheme”: if you recommend a candidate who is subsequently placed by Venn Group (for a minimum of 2 weeks) you will be eligible for vouchers from a choice of high street organisations.