|Transformation Programme Officer Intern - Public Health|
|Salary:||£372.38 per week|
|Date Posted:||18 August 2017|
|Vacancy Type:||LCIP Internship|
The role of the Intern is to provide high-level support in an area that requires a short-term resource. This placement is for 6 months and has a ASAP start date so please apply without delay. The role is for the Haringey council.
The role of the Council is to offer opportunities to recent graduates to explore work areas related to their area of study.
Placement type: Strategic
Other key people/teams with whom the graduate would be working:
Public Health – Assistant Director and the Public Health Officer, Early Years
Children’s Services - Early Help team and the Early Years Quality Team
Commissioning Unit – Early Years Commissioner
Whittington Health NHS Trust- Health Visiting Service
Haringey Clinical Commissioning Group – Primary Care Team
Public Health is concerned with improving the overall health and wellbeing of communities and addressing inequalities. It encompasses three broad areas of work and diverse activities:
Public Health’s priorities are linked to the Corporate Plan particularly Priorities 1, 2 and 3.
The majority of the public health grant is spent on commissioning health improvement programmes and clinical/treatment services.
The Public Health Team are working on a number of transformational programmes linked to multi-agency ‘whole system’ service redesign and commissioning e.g. London Sexual Health Transformation Programme, the Healthy Child Programme implementation across Haringey, mental health commissioning framework and an Integrated Wellness Programme.
The projects the intern will be working on, including specific responsibilities?
Across the country since 1st April 2013 all local authorities received from NHS England commissioning responsibility for 5-19 year old public health services. Followed by the transfer of the 0-5 year old public health services which was the last transfer of public health responsibility from the NHS to local authorities in 2015.
Haringey’s Public Health Team is responsible for commissioning a school nursing service, health visiting and the Family Nurse Partnership programme with an annual value of this commissioning responsibility to be over £4.8million.
The intern will have the opportunity to shape and implement a transformation programme covering;
This exciting transformational programme is an essential part in delivering Priority 1 of the Corporate Plan – To give every child the best start in life along with being part of the Children’s Services Early Help programme.
In order to deliver the universal 5-19 years healthy child programme the intern will work on;
Supporting the strategic 0-19 years Healthy Child Programme steering group and taking on tasks as appropriate.
Would suit a candidate with a degree in Social Sciences, Social Policy, Health Studies or similar
£372.38 per week
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