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Director of Public Health

Plymouth City Council
Plymouth, Devon
Chief Officer – Band 3 £115,331 - £136,919
Closing date
7 Jul 2024

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Public health, Other medical role
Contract Type
Full Time

Office of The Director Of Public Health 

Plymouth City Council is seeking to appoint an exceptional Director of Public Health (DPH), with the skills and vision to be a transformational system leader, shaping the strategic decisions affecting the health of the city and local community and to improve health and well-being outcomes for the people of Plymouth. 

We believe that Plymouth offers an exciting and substantial public health challenge. We have a strong foundation of a public health approach across all areas of the city’s strategies (within the Plymouth Plan) and have already made significant progress around integrated working across multiple organisations and within communities. 

The DPH is a statutory chief officer post and is a much valued member of the Council’s Corporate Management Team. The role reports to the Chief Executive, heading up the Office of the Director of Public Health, (ODPH) one of six directorates at Plymouth City Council.

We believe this role offers a truly exciting opportunity, which will enable you to bring your exceptional leadership, clear vision of success, passion for significant challenges and a track record of delivering lasting results within a public sector environment. 

For further information about this role please visit our website

The Disclosure & Barring Service Check requirement for this post is: Enhanced Check plus DBS Children’s Barred List & DBS Adult’s Barred List.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity please telephone Tracey Lee, Chief Executive on 01752 304862.

Closing date: Sunday 7 July 2024

Assessment Centre:  Wednesday 31 July 2024

Final interviews: Friday 16 August 2024

Plymouth City Council is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, care experience, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, race, religion/belief, sex or sexual orientation.        

As part of our commitment to promoting equality we offer guaranteed interviews to those who meet the essential criteria and are considered disabled, care experienced or are an Armed Forces Service Leaver within the last two years.

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