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Location: London
Position: Any
Salary: £357 per week
Date Posted: 15 January 2019
Vacancy Type: Graduate Internship
Job Description:
We are currently looking to recruit a graduate with excellent knowledge of the links between health and planning, and a good understanding of the health impact assessment and/or environmental assessment processes and how they can identify impact on health and well-being.  A good knowledge of parts of London, and the wider environmental issues impacting on health is required. We are a small dedicated team (based near Waterloo) working on Health and Planning issues. 
Shortlisting process will commence in the first week of January 2019 so please apply ASAP. Looking at a start date of mid January 2019 until the end of March 2019. 
For any queries, PLEASE contact us directly as we are managing this role.

HUDU is a small dedicated team within the NHS primarily supporting the London Clinical Commissioning Groups. 

Job Role

  1. Monitor and analyse boroughs local plans, and planning policies relating to health and the use of Health Impact Assessments.
  2. Analyse health infrastructure needs and key population characteristics at different geographies across London.
  3. Produce evidence based reports and monitoring documents to support policy development and practice reviews.
  4. Carry out research into all aspects of healthy urban planning.
  5. Monitor government, GLA and borough publications
  6. Liaise with a range of stakeholders within the NHS, local government and other agencies.

Candidate Requirements

  • Candidates must have a good degree in Planning, Environmental Studies, Public Health.
  • Good knowledge of Health Impact Assessments and/or Environmental Statements and ability to understand these and identify health and well-being issues.
  • Understanding of the wider determinants of health and well-being and the role planning can have in minimising adverse health impacts and supporting good mental and physical health.
  • Good knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel,
  • Strong analytical skills and able to use spreadsheets and databases to analyse large and complex datasets
  • Good attention to detail combined with an ability to extract key messages from complex analysis
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and to effectively organise and prioritise workload
  • Good communication skills, and ability to develop effective working relationships with other parts of the NHS, boroughs and other agencies.
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and to manage a number of different projects at any one time
  • Experience of urban planning and /or public health would be an advantage.
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