Head of STI Section (Consultant Epidemiologist)

Colindale, London (Greater)
£75,914 - £110,683 per annum (pro rata)
21 Oct 2020
15 Nov 2020
Public Health
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Blood Safety, Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Infections & HIV Division, National Infection Service

Head of STI Section (Consultant Epidemiologist)

Salary: Medical and dental consultant or NHS Agenda for Change Band 8d

Full-time, Permanent, 10 Programmed Activities per week / 37.5 Hours (applicants for part-time, job share or flexible working will be considered)

The Blood Safety, Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Infections & HIV Division, part of the National Infection Service based at Colindale, comprises a team of experienced specialists at the forefront nationally and internationally of surveillance, prevention and control of viral hepatitis, STIs and HIV. We are seeking to appoint to a challenging and rewarding role providing leadership for the STI Section.

The role will involve leading and managing the Section and providing expertise on the development and maintenance of national surveillance and prevention activities for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in England.  The consultant will provide specialist epidemiological and public health leadership while managing new surveillance and evaluation activities and world-class research. She/he will provide specialist advice and support nationally, locally and internationally on standards in diagnosis and patient management, infection control and interventions, and outbreak and incident management.

Applicants are strongly advised to use the criteria in the person specification (available online) as sub-headings in their application to make it clear how they meet each of the selection criteria. Please also see job description for competencies.

For further information prospective candidates are invited to contact Professor Gwenda Hughes (Gwenda.Hughes@phe.gov.uk), Deputy Director.

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Closing Date: 15 November 2020

Interview Date: 18 December 2020

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