Job Reference: 919-LO-26456083-EXT
- Public Health England
- CRCE, Chilton, Didcot
- £29,921 - £37,640 per annum pro-rata
Public Health England (PHE) is an executive agency of the Department of Health and Social Care providing; strategic leadership, research, advice and support for Government, local authorities and the NHS in protecting and improving the nation’s health
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This is a Non Reserved post under the Civil Service Nationality Rules and is therefore open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) Nationals and certain non EEA members. For more information please refer to the supporting documents detailing the Civil Service Nationality Rules.
- For posts on PHE Civil Service terms and conditions, on appointment the salary is normally the minimum point (see salary range above). This will be dependent on the successful candidate’s current salary and terms and/or equivalent experience. The Civil Service pay structure and progression is different from NHS Agenda for Change, most local authority pay grades and other systems that have annual pay increments. Please see attached an information sheet explaining starting salaries and benefits when joining PHE.
- For clinically ringfenced AfC or Medical/Dental posts, you must obtain the correct professional registration to be appointed. The pay will follow the AfC or Medical & Dental terms & conditions. You may be asked to provide evidence on previous service whilst we are conducting pre-employment checks to determine starting salaries.
Any moves across the Civil Service may have implications on your ability to carry on claiming childcare vouchers.
Given the nature of the work of PHE, as a Category 1 department, you may be required in an emergency, if deemed a necessity, to redeploy to another role at short notice. You may also be required to work at any other location, within reasonable travelling distance of your permanent home address, in line with the provisions set out in your contract of employment.
The Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards (CRCE) provides advice, research and services to protect the public from hazards resulting from exposure to chemicals and poisons, radiation (both ionising and non-ionising) and ultrasound and infrasound. The Centre also leads PHE on public health effects of climate change and extreme environmental events such as flooding.
The CRCE Toxicology Department undertakes research on chemicals that underpins its role in providing advice on the public health risks from environmental hazards.
A post has become available within the Toxicology Department to work as part of a team within the General Toxicology Group on a European Human Biomonitoring Project.
The post holder will support the project team, liaise with our international partners, communicate highly specialised advice to a range of recipients from the general public, study participants to public health professionals and deliver project reports. The post will support Patient Public Involvement in all aspects of the project. They will also contribute to the management of this very large project. The successful candidate will also gain experience in the development of advice on the health effects and risks of chemicals in the environment
Candidates require a relevant Bachelors or Masters qualification in a relevant subject or equivalent level of experience of working at a similar level in a relevant toxicology area. A broad awareness of public health and environmental issues is necessary. They should be self-reliant and self-motivating with experience of working in a busy environment. Excellent written and verbal communications skills are also essential for the post.
Option 3 – External
Open to all external applicants (anyone) from outside the Civil Service (including by definition internal applicants).
For further details / informal visits contact:
NameOvnair SepaiJob titlePrincipal ToxicologistEmail email@example.comTelephone number01235 825163Additional contact information
For further information or an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr
Ovnair Sepai email firstname.lastname@example.org , tel: 01235 825163.
The Civil Service (CS) embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the CS Commission's recruitment principles (attached as a supporting document). PHE is a disability confident employer and is committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome applications from people with a disability or long term health condition.
The law requires that selection for appointment to the CS is on merit on the basis of fair and open competition as outlined in the CS Commission's Recruitment Principles.
If you feel your application has not been treated in accordance with the Recruitment Principles, and you wish to make a complaint, you should contact PHE recruitment team in the first instance. If you are not satisfied with the response you receive from PHE, you can contact the CS Commission.
If we receive applications from more suitable candidates than we have vacancies for at this time, we may hold suitable applicants on a reserve list for 12 months, and future vacancies could be offered to candidates on the reserve list without a new competition.
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Interview expenses will not be reimbursed.
For more information please go to the PHE website.