Public Health Wales NHS Trust: Appointment of Non-executive Director (Public Health)

Body: Welsh Government
Appointing Department: Welsh Government
Sector: Health and Social Care
Location: Public Health Wales is the National Public Health Institute in Wales
Skills required: Business / Commercial
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: £9,360 per annum
Time Requirements: 4 days per month

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications

    13/02/2020 at 16:00

  • Panel Sift


  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement

    10/04/2020 at 12:00


Assessment Panel

Vacancy Description

Public Health Wales is the National Public Health Institute in Wales. Its vision is Working to achieve a healthier future for Wales and, in delivering this vision, it plays a pivotal role in driving improvements in population health and wellbeing, reducing health inequalities, improving healthcare outcomes, protecting the public and supporting the development of health in all policies across Wales.

The organisation works closely with communities, NHS organisations, local authorities, ministers and officials and a wide range of partners including the voluntary sector, housing, education and the police and criminal justice system. It also has an increasing role in supporting public health internationally as a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre and through its many relationships with international partners including the International Association of National Public Health Institutes.

Person Specification

You will most likely be working in, or will have held, a senior level population health related national leadership role with substantial experience in having led large scale improvements in health and well-being. Your understanding and appreciation of the population health related issues, and policy environment, in Wales will be essential to your ability to fulfil this role.

Additional Information

For further information regarding the selection process, please contact:

Public Appointments Team

For further information regarding the role of Non-executive Directors, please contact: 

Helen Bushell, Board Secretary and Head of Board Business Unit,

Public Health Wales

Tel: 07711 819665


For further information about Public Health Wales, you may wish to visit the organisation’s website:

If you need any further assistance in applying for this role, please contact the Public Appointments Team on  

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How to Apply

To make an application please visit the Welsh Government public appointment website here


Once you have registered, you will be able to access the application form.  To apply, you will need to submit the application form and two supporting documents. The first is a document answering the questions on page 4 of the Information Pack for Applicants, a ‘personal statement’. This document should be no more than two sides of A4. Your application may be rejected if you exceed this limit. The second document is a full, up to date curriculum vitae. The two documents should be uploaded to the “Reasons for applying” section of the online application form.  There should be a 12pt minimum size of font on the supporting documents.

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