Tuesday, 19 November 2013

700 sacked and the Council advertise A JOB!


One minute we are being told that 700 jobs have to go, the next we are seeing advertising for jobs that work out at around £80K per annum.  Is this job really essential?  Is this a duplicated job with the NHS?  Which budget is this job being paid from?

Employer: Blackpool Council
Location: NHS Blackpool, Blackpool Stadium, Seasiders Way, Blackpool, FY1 6JX
Salary: £35,784 - £39,351 pro rata
Salary Grade: H3
Working Pattern: Part Time
Working Hours: 22.5 hours per week (What? 22.5 hours for £40K.  Hmmm!)
Contract Type: Permanent


The applicant will have substantial experience in public health/health promotion and experience of working with a range of professionals. A Masters in Public Health or equivalent in an allied discipline or professional qualification is essential. The candidate should have experience of working across a number of organisations, sectors and programmes including the development, management and evaluation of significant elements of work.

The successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of the NHS/local government policy agenda and practical knowledge related to behaviour change theory, public health practice and health promotion models.

The ability to work successfully with diverse professional partners, manage potentially conflicting perspectives and implementation of programmes in a variety of settings, including clinical is fundamental.

This post is subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance, evidence of essential qualifications and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996*.

Blackpool Council welcomes applications from all the community.

*It looks like the Council is taking immigration serious, thanks to Ukip.