Consultant Epidemiologist

17 Jul 2020
09 Aug 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Wales benefits from a strong sense of community, affordable housing, great schools and lots of ways to have fun and relax. It’s an easy place to settle whether you bring your family or come on your own.

NHS Wales is unique, with an integrated model of care supporting patients. Within this Public Health Wales, is a national Public Health Institute, working locally, nationally and internationally on infection and wider health and well-being.

Our expanding National Health Protection Service in Public Health Wales, embraces this with a strong commitment to collaboration, team working and personal development. We invite you to join us at a truly exciting time.

Recognising the importance of preventing and responding to a range of hazards, a devolved Welsh Government has prioritised significant investment for the development of our National Health Protection Service. Building on our strengths, and working closely with wider partners, we are transforming our services to deliver a world-class service for the prevention, management and control of health protection threats.

To complement our existing teams, Public Health Wales is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic Public Health Specialist to the post of Consultant Epidemiologist, in the Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre (CDSC, Health Protection Division). This post is available at 1.0 WTE on a permanent basis.

The post holder will provide the strategic leadership and technical input for surveillance, field epidemiology, research and training to the subject group areas within the Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre of Public Health Wales. In addition, and by agreement with the lead Consultant Epidemiologist, the post holder will support defined portfolio areas working on an all Wales basis. The post holder will support the supervision and development of trainees and other staff.

Candidates must be included on the GMC Specialist Register in Public Health, Microbiology or Infectious Diseases Medicine, or UK Public Health Register for Public Health Specialists.

Closing date: 9 August 2020

Prospective candidates are invited to contact Dr Chris Williams, Consultant Epidemiologist at Public Health Wales at or 02920 10 4488.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post, English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply

For further details / informal visits contact:Name: Dr Chris Williams Job title: Consultant Epidemiologist Email address: Telephone number: 02920 10 4488.

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