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Covid 19 Outbreak Hub Team Leader

  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Salary: £41,881 to £44,863
  • Location: Agile
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours/Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Closing Date: 20/06/2021 at 23:55
  • Reference: PH/21/153827


Covid 19 Outbreak Hub Team Leader


Grade PO12


36 hours per week


Fixed Term until 30th September 2022


Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.  We need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities.


The purpose of the Wirral COVID-19 Outbreak Hub is to prevent, control and manage outbreaks across all settings in Wirral in line with the Local Outbreak Management Plan.


You will lead the effective operational delivery of the Wirral Outbreak Hub, managing the day-to-day functions of the Hub team, recognising and dealing with situations as they arise and managing an effective response to any COVID-19 outbreaks.


As team leader, you will play a key role in ensuring that Wirral is ready to respond to outbreaks and focused on preserving life and safeguarding the vulnerable as well as being at the forefront of prevention strategies ' providing advice and support to Keep Wirral Well and undertaking targeted work driven by local intelligence.


You will have strong leadership skills and will be able to manage complex projects and work programmes whilst maintaining a clear focus on priorities.  You will be responsive and decisive whilst being able to motivate team members and drive forward improvements to systems and processes in a fast-changing environment. You will be experienced in working with a range of stakeholders and partners, and resilient to perform in a fast paced, dynamic environment.


Above all, you will be passionate about being part of Wirral's response to COVID-19 and about making the difference.


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The successful applicant must have the ability to converse with members of the public and provide advice in accurate, spoken English.


The successful applicant will be required to work flexibly, including during out of hours, evenings and weekends as part of a rota/flexible working system.


For an informal discussion about the role please contact:


Chris Leese

Covid 19 Outbreak Hub Manager

Wirral Council

Tel: 0151 606 2990

Mobile: 07815 473 735

Email: chrisleese@wirral.gov.uk



Please note that in accordance with the Council's policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.


Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.


Applications can only be accepted through the Jobs page following registration.  Forms received via the post will not be processed.


All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.


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