Skip to main content

Project Officer (Vaccine Inequalities) (2 Posts)

Are you passionate about improving health and reducing inequalities in our communities? 

Derbyshire County Council are recruiting a Project Officer to work with local communities and voluntary/third sector organisations to tackle inequalities in uptake of childhood and adult vaccinations within Derby City. This exciting new role will support the development and delivery of a local Vaccination Inequalities Plan by working in the heart of the community to build on learning from the COVID vaccination programme, with a particular focus on community development and engagement. See Project Officer (Vaccine Inequalities) (2 Posts) (derbyshire.gov.uk)

This job is employed by Derbyshire County Council Public Health team in a partnership with Derby City Public Health team. This post will work in the heart of Derby communities to understand and address barriers to vaccination uptake and the postholder will be part of a growing network of community development and health workers in the city.

You will require excellent communication, listening and influencing skills alongside a good understanding of the factors that can affect people’s health. You will have experience working with both individuals and local community groups and will be comfortable working independently and as part of a team across organisational boundaries.

These posts are fixed term for 12 months. Job share or part-time arrangements will be considered. Applications for secondments will be considered with the permission of your current organisation and line manager. For further information about the roles and responsibilities, please see the job and person profile. Please use the job and person profile requirements as sub-headings in the application to make it clear how you meet each of the selection criteria.  

For further information please contact Siobhan.horsley@derby.gov.uk