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The UK Faculty of Public Health (FPH) is full of people who are passionate about improving people’s lives.
We’re a small charity with around 20-25 paid staff at any one time. But every so often new opportunities arise for people to join the staff team and help to make a difference.
Our organisation is built on our values so before deciding if you want to apply for one of the vacancies listed below, please make sure you read about our values and behaviours.
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Revalidation & Workforce Administrator
The Professional Standards team is responsible for ensuring that agreed standards are maintained, developed and delivered across the public health workforce for the benefit of population.
As the Revalidation & Workforce Administrator you will mainly support FPH’s revalidation service but also manage various projects in the workforce and professional development area, which currently include the accreditation of events scheme and the recruitment process for senior public health appointments.
You’ll have fantastic administrative skills and be able to hit the ground running in delivering a busy programme of work. You’ll be able to juggle a range of different activities and be good at collaborating with others and developing new ideas to improve the way we work. Ideally, you’ll have experience in project work and be able to contribute and deliver projects from their start to successful completion.
To apply please send your CV plus a covering letter to email@example.com quoting reference REVWF
Closing date: 8 March 2019
Interviews: 21 or 26 March (TBC)
Director of Education, Standards & Advocacy
We are now seeking an experienced individual to join our successful team, to manage and lead FPH activities relating to our charitable objects in respect of education, standards and advocacy.
The successful applicant must have a proven track record of undertaking senior management activities and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
This role represents an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to make a significant impact to the organisation and its members who strive to improve the public’s health at a time of significant change and challenge.
Closing date: 22 March 2019
Shortlisting: w/c 25 March 2019
Interviews: 8 April 2019
Chair of Part A Examiners
The Faculty is seeking to appoint a chair to the Part A Membership of the Faculty of Public Health (MFPH) Examiners Committee.
The Part A examination is intended to test candidates' knowledge and understanding of the scientific basis of public health, and their ability to apply their knowledge and skills to the practice of public health.
As well as being an important step in Registrars training, those who pass the Part A exam will also receive Diplomate membership of the Faculty.
The chair of the Part A MFPH Examiners will work closely with the Education & Training team and the Academic Registrar to ensure the successful delivery of this exam (twice a year) and manage the examiners, ensuring that the Part A is continued to be delivered to a high standard.
The CPD Director provides leadership on all aspects of the FPH continuing professional development (CPD) schemes for specialists and practitioners. They are accountable to the FPH Registrar and the Director of Education and Professional Standards in delivering the objectives set out in the FPH Strategic plan. Dr Toks Sangowawa, the current FPH Director of CPD will complete his first term of office in June 2019. FPH is therefore seeking applications for a CPD Director to be in place from the 2019 FPH Annual General Meeting.
Interested applicants should send their CV and covering letter, including a 500-word expression of interest, to James Gore, Director of Education & Professional Standards at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for applications is 28 February 2019.
The Policy & Comms team is looking to recruit 1-2 specialty registrars
We are looking to recruit up to 2 public health trainees to support FPH’s Senior Media and Comms Officer in delivering impactful, strategic-led comms. This unique opportunity is available to all specialty registrars who've passed their Part B exam. Click here to apply.
Journal of Public Health Editors in Chief (x2)
We are looking for two experienced public health researchers or practitioners to take on the roles of Editors in Chief of the Journal of Public Health and with that, responsibility for the Journal's overall strategic direction. The role will give you the opportunity to help shape and drive the public health reform agenda and leave a lasting legacy for future generations of public health professionals in the UK and around the world.
Please see here for more details.
Appraisers for FPH revalidation service
We are currently seeking to recruit one or more appraiser who would carry out revalidation-ready appraisal for doctors who have a prescribed connection to FPH for their revalidation to the General Medical Council (GMC).
FPH Advisers, Deputy FPH Advisers and CPD Advisers
We are currently open for nominations for a number of adviser vacancies across the UK as follows:
- Faculty Advisers for South East Coast, South Central, East Midlands, North East, Wales, Scotland and Public Health England
- Deputy Faculty Advisers for London, West Midlands, Wales and Scotland
- CPD Advisers for East of England, London, South Central, East Midlands, West Midlands, Scotland and Northern Ireland
These are key leadership posts within FPH, with post holders playing an essential role in the promotion and maintenance of high standards of professional competence and practice in public health. The posts are open to all FPH Fellows in active practice in the regions and countries in question.
The deadline for nominations is Monday 15 April.