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Emergency Preparedness Resilience and Response Officer

National Health Service (NHS)

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The closing date is 04 June 2024


£35,922 to £43,257 a year per annum

Job summary

Following a review of the Emergency Planning and Business Continuity function at Public Health Wales, we are looking to further strengthen our workforce.

An opportunity has arisen for an exciting new position of Emergency Preparedness Resilience and Response Officer within the Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response Team at Public Health Wales.

Main duties of the job

The Emergency Preparedness Resilience and Response Officer will deliver, facilitate and project manage the implementation key elements of Emergency Planning and Business Continuity across the organisation and with multi-agency partners. This will include supporting the review and implementation of a training and exercise programme against identified risks and delivering performance improvement through policy and plan development.

This is a chance to join a national Public Health organisation, contributing to and supporting its statutory responsibilities for emergency preparedness and response.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Public Health Wales is the National Public Health Institute in Wales. Our vision is 'Working to achieve a healthier future for Wales'. We play a pivotal role in driving improvements in population health and well-being, reducing health inequalities, improving healthcare outcomes, protecting the public and supporting the development of health in all policies across Wales.

Never more has public health been so important as we come through the Coronavirus pandemic, face the challenges of the cost-of-living crisis and tackle and prevent the harmful effects of climate change. We are an organisation that places ourselves at the heart of supporting people, communities, partners, and the Welsh Government in addressing these major challenges and providing solutions for action.

Our organisation is guided by our Values, 'Working together, with trust and respect, to make a difference'. We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that values equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications which represent the rich diversity of the communities we serve and from those wishing to work part time or on a job share basis.

To find out more about working for us and the benefits we offer please visit.

For guidance on the application process, please visit.

Job description

This is a full time and permanent post which will operate at an all-Wales level, supporting Public Health Wales arrangements across the country.

A job description outlining the remit of the post is provided. The post will be hosted within the Health Protection and Screening Services Directorate and be based in Cardiff with regular travel across Wales.

For further details / informal discussion and visits please contact:

Huw Williams, Head of Emergency Preparedness Resilience and Response

e-mail: or telephone: 07817 019304


Daniel Rixon, Emergency Preparedness Resilience and Response Manager

e-mail: or telephone: 07773 181943


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