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Senior Public Health Officer

Lincolnshire County Council Logo

38296 - 42503 GBP ANNUAL

Lincolnshire County Council

Grantham, United Kingdom

Bill Aron

$100 to $500 million (USD)



Published 2024-05-27

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced individual to join Lincolnshire County Council's Adult Care and Community Wellbeing (ACCW) directorate as a Senior Public Health Officer within the Information and Systems Team.

About The Role

This post is being offered as a permanent position. The team is based on the Lincoln campus but there is opportunity to work from home or flexibly, at Lancaster House and other satellite offices across the county.

In this role you will:

  • Have day to day oversight across the Information & Advice and Digital Transformation workstreams, working closely with Information and Systems Officers, to achieve timely and effective delivery and completion of projects
  • Report to the Information and Systems Manager, and deputise for them where required, to assist overall programme management, provide assurance and ensure service resilience
  • Support the Information and Systems Manager to maintain and update the ACCW Digital Roadmap
  • Provide support to Information and Systems Officers to escalate project queries and issues through the appropriate senior management channels
  • Represent the manager and team on corporate programmes such as the Digital and Customer Strategy Delivery Board
  • Collaborate with colleagues across Adult Care and Community Wellbeing, and Public Health, as well as with partners, stakeholders and teams outside of the directorates e.g. corporate teams, Children’s Services

About You

We are seeking to appoint someone with the right skills and experience who has empathy, drive, enthusiasm, flexibility, and commitment. The post requires you to be a resilient, confident, and capable person who can establish and build excellent working relationships with colleagues internally, and with other agencies, stakeholders, partners, and suppliers.

You will need a sound understanding of project management methods and IT, presentation, and evidence-based reporting skills. You will need these attributes to reliably inform decision making and influence service and strategy development.

You will have a passion for the difference that digital technologies and provision of quality and timely information can bring to the Adult Social Care and Public Health agendas.

A full Person Specification is available in the attached Job Description.

About the Team

The Information and Systems Team oversees Adult Care and Community Wellbeing's information and advice offer, and digital transformation programme. Our activity includes:

  • The implementation of an online Financial Assessment tool (BetterCare)
  • Digital improvements for care providers (Digital Social Care Records, NHSMail, Facebook Portals, WHZAN, Spirit Digital)
  • Falls detection and prevention technology (Komp)
  • Home monitoring technology for carers (Howz)
  • The implementation of Virtual Wallet and e-Marketplace, for self-management of Direct Payments
  • The provision of information, advice and signposting via the Connect to Support Lincolnshire (CTSL) website, LCC's public facing corporate web platform, and the staff intranet

About Our Offer

Along with a competitive salary we are offering:

  • A Contributory pension
  • Comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes and cycle to work
  • Civil service sports council membership
  • Flexible working policies
  • Career progression opportunities
  • A generous annual leave entitlement plus the option to buy more

Further details can be found in our rewards and benefits brochure.

What Next

If you would like an open and informal discussion regarding this role, please contact: Samantha Francis via email

PLEASE NOTE: It is imperative that your covering letter/personal statement clearly states why you have applied, how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the role as set out in the Job Description (attached on LCC jobs site) and what you feel you can bring to this role, the team and the wider County Council.

Applications Close on 19/02/2023 and interviews will be held W/C 27/02/2023

A Smarter Working Employer

We have embraced new ways of working and hybrid working between home and work will be a feature of this role. You will be given a nominated contractual work base and you will be required to commute to this work base when necessary. Working arrangements including regularity of home and office working will be discussed as part of the appointment process.

Our technology platform and equipment is very good enabling you to connect and collaborate remotely. We require that you have in place good connectivity, and we will discuss during the recruitment process if support with this is needed.

Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check.

All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward.

We operate a talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for equal positions.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Fluency Duty

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

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