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Health Protection Practitioner

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester, LE3 8RA 


Closing date:04 August 2020 at midnight 

Leicestershire County Council are looking for 7 new Health Protection Practitioners to play a key role in the health protection response as part of the council’s outbreak control plan across Leicestershire and Rutland. The post holder will be part of the multi-disciplinary team providing the day-to-day health protection function, including the management of infectious and environmental hazards and supporting response to major incidents. The post is a Health Protection development post and as such will develop specialist knowledge and skills to undertake case management, liaise with, and provide health protection advice and response across a range of partner organisations, professionals and the public.
  • An understanding of and ability to work under the current Health and Social Care Act e.g. safe guarding vulnerable adults; data protection, information governance
  • Ability to work independently, manage and prioritise own workload and cope with competing demands
  • Experience of working in community settings and with health care providers
  • Ability to analyse and interpret information in an effective manner to recommend an appropriate course of action to address the issue(s)
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page For informal enquires please contact Adrian Allen 
Tel: 0116 305 4222 mail:  
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
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