Interim Consultant | Environment and Communities

 London | £ Negotiable 

Job Purpose

To support the design and implementation of the Council’s Outbreak Control Plan.

  • To deputise as Tactical Lead for the OCP in the absence of the manager and feed issues of concern to Gold.
  • To advise the Lead Member for the Council on vaccination roll out.

Description of Duties

  • To ensure the Council’s OCP is delivered effectively and kept up to date.
  • To oversee and co-ordinate the timely collation of vaccination and testing data,
  • providing the Lead Member with regular updates and ensuring the evidence informs optimal interventions.
  • To liaise with Gold to ensure decisions relating to the pandemic are made in a timely manner and in the right place.
  • To work closely in collaboration with the Lead Member and other relevant Members, keeping them up to date with issues at all times.
  • To work closely with key stakeholders, including the CCG, PCNs, PHE, the police, Government Departments, businesses and the public.
  • To inform all responsible bodies including the Health and Wellbeing Board and
  • relevant committees and meetings of the Council.
  • To work across Bi-Borough settings as necessary with Council Departments including Adult Social Care and Public Health, and to liaise with all Directors and Executive Directors as necessary across the Council.
  • To Chair the daily multi-disciplinary meetings of the Testing and Vaccination
  • Taskforce to drive actions to ensure the effective delivery of the OCP in areas such as community testing, test and trace, surge testing, outbreak management control, and vaccination take up.
  • To Chair the Bi-Borough SitRep meetings as necessary.
  • To attend North West London CCG and other meetings as appropriate as
  • Vaccination Lead for the Council.
  • To attend other London wide and National Meetings as necessary on issues such as testing and contact tracing.
  • To supervise the work of any staff contracted to or seconded to Public Protection for the purposes of pandemic management.
  • To act as the conduit for calls for requests for funding from Covid related grant monies and to liaise with the Director of Finance and Bi-Borough Public Health Finance officers.

Relevant Experience in Public Health

  • Skilled in chairing key stakeholders, including the CCG, PCNS, police, government departments, businesses and the public.
  • Knowledges of the challenges in tackling Covid pandemic.

For an informal discussion about this role, please call on 020 7760 7562.