Public Health Senior Officer (Health Protection & Outbreak Control)

ERYC Grade 10
Beverley and surrounding area
Employment type
Full Time
Closing date
Job closes on 6 December
Job reference
Job reference: PHLT000044
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The job itself

Job Term: Permanent

Appointment Type: Full time

Days of work: Monday to Friday

Hours per week: 37

Place of Work: County Hall

Public Health Senior Officer (Health Protection & Outbreak Control)

The Public Health team within East Riding of Yorkshire Council are recruiting to a Public Health Senior Officer position, to support the Associate Director of Public Health and Public Health Lead – Health Protection with the coordination and implementation of public health activities that will contribute to Health Protection outcomes.

The successful candidate will support across a range of Health Protection activities, including service planning, development and implementation of policies, protocols, procedures and guidelines and providing advice and guidance. They will work as part of a multidisciplinary Public Health team and be required to work closely with external partners and key stakeholders to ensure the surveillance, prevention and control of communicable diseases, including infection prevention and control within the community.

The successful candidate will require an understanding of epidemiological and statistical analysis to develop policies and actions. The successful candidate will need to use databases, be able to analyse and interpret data and be able to write reports.

Applicants must therefore have an understanding of the governments, Public Health England and other public bodies’ agendas around Public Health and prevention.

To discuss this role further please email

Closing date: Sunday 6 December 2020.

Interview date: Week commencing Monday 14 December 2020.


Please find a link below to download the job outline and employee specification:

Job Outline and Employee specification (PDF file, download size 350.60kb)


Please find a link below to download important Information for applicants

Information for applicants – External (PDF file, download size 15kb)

Internal Candidates

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