Job Description

About us

Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because, we’re not just home to UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.

The role

This is an exciting time to join the newly formed Camden Health and Wellbeing Department as a Consultant in Public Health for Children and Young People. This new department brings together public health, children’s community health commissioning and school health and wellbeing services. You will play a key role in realising our ambition to be a population health focused organisation as well as leading the necessary change to realise our wider We Make Camden ambitions. We Make Camden is our refreshed vision for the future of Camden, setting out what we want to collectively achieve and lead together and was developed following deep conversations with residents, partners and community leaders.

At senior level, you will play a vital role in leading change, putting Camden’s children and young people at the core of your work. You will work with senior colleagues across the Council and NHS including counterparts across the North Central London Integrated Care System, providing technical expertise and visible leadership to drive change and improve health outcomes.

You will join three other Consultants, a well-resourced department and you will have the opportunity to build on existing interests, academic links and involvement in the public health training scheme and innovation are encouraged. Camden Council is a well-established location for Public Health Specialist training and GP placements.

You will work with and lead an able and enthusiastic team of public health practitioners, commissioning and intelligence specialists.

About You

This role is fast paced where the post-holder will need to be able to cope with multiple and changing demands and meet tight deadlines – including flexibility and resilience in a demanding and fast changing environment.

We welcome applications from candidates at any stage of their Consultant career – newly qualified or experienced. Above all, you must be passionate about achieving better outcomes for Camden’s children, young people and their families.

Candidates must be included on the GMC Specialist Register in Public Health, or UK Public Health Register and are required to remain in good standing with the Faculty of Public Health through CPD activities.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting people, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.

If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Visit ‘’ to see full details of our benefits.

To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our People by visiting ‘’

Inclusion and Diversity

We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our citizens are represented in leadership roles and positions of power. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit ‘’.

Closing date: Monday 10 July 2023; 23:59

Interviews to be held: Tuesday 25 July

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Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.

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