Executive Recruitment

Director of Public Health

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London Borough of Sutton
Closing date:
7th August
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Recruitment timetable

Closing Date
Monday 7th August


By joining Sutton, you will be signing up to our belief that healthy communities and sustainability must run through everything we do. You will be part of a Council with a strong reputation for its Green borough status and commitment to providing a high quality environment for residents.

Public Health sits at the at the forefront of our early intervention and prevention work and so we are looking for a Director of Public Health who enjoys building strong relationships with other partners and organisations including the London Cancer Hub, a global innovation centre being developed in the South of the borough.

You will lead on tackling public health challenges that we share with many other authorities including child obesity, substance misuse and sexual health but also play a vital leadership role in ensuring that public health is embedded at the heart of the services we provide for our residents.  Your relationships and advice will be respected by internal and external partners, as will your ability to work closely with the Leader and Elected Members of the Council who have a strong interest in public health. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a Council with some truly unique features which will also be home to a world class cancer research campus, attracting talented scientists and clinicians and the brightest and best researchers.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated e mail to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.


The following consultants are managing this role and will be happy to answer any questions that are not covered in the person specification on the next webpage.

Penny Ransley
020 7426 3962
Marcia Williams
020 7426 3374
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