Public Health Scotland is a new organisation between the Scottish Government and Local Government, working in partnership, to provide leadership to improve and protect the health and wellbeing of the people of Scotland.
Public Health Scotland launched 1st April 2020 with the formal status of a National Special Health Board employing around 1100 people, and with an annual budget of around £60 million, Public Health Scotland will provide authoritative information and services to support people and communities across Scotland. It will lead the national response to unforeseen health emergencies and will contribute to national and local government policy through its provision of robust data and intelligence.
The Health Protection Directorate of PHS are seeking to appoint a number of Project Managers across the Directorate. Fixed term posts (including secondments) will be until 31st March 2022 in the first instance with the possibility of an extension or becoming permanent.
The post-holder(s) will work within and across teams as part of the Protecting Health Directorate working with a range of policy makers and public health/health protection service providers and stakeholders across all sectors in Scotland and beyond.
Salary placement will start at the bottom point of the scale unless individuals have previous NHS experience.
Any candidate who has lived/worked overseas for more than 12 months in the preceding 5 years will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.
Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.
For further information and informal discussion please contact: Carrie Blair, Interim Programme Manager, tel: , email: Closing date for completed applications is 24th September 2020
Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by email only, so please check your email regularly (including junk folders).
Public Health Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.
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