Hub Manager - COVID 19 Protection Team

Reference:1/CR/20/408 

Salary:£40,876.00 - £43,857.00 

Working Hours:37 

Job Share:No 

Employment Type:Fixed Term  

Location:Shire Hall, Westgate Street, Gloucester - GL1 2TP 

Closing date:29 September 2020 at midnight 

Previous Applicants Need Not Apply

Fixed Term for 12 months from date of appointment

Local authorities are central to supporting the national response to controlling COVID-19. Gloucestershire has developed a local outbreak management plan and response plan, working with stakeholders, which focuses on identifying, assessing and containing potential outbreaks in places such as care homes and schools.  


The Covid-19 Hub has been set up to help prevent and control the Covid-19 virus and enable people to live a safer and more normal life, this has been introduced across England as part of the Test and Trace designated service. The Covid-19 Hub Manager has a key role in leading and supporting a team of 6-7 Health Protection Practitioners who will provide 7 day rota cover which will involve working regularly at the weekend.


We require an experienced manager to lead, manage, guide and oversee the Health Protection Practitioners while working with senior managers, partners including wider organisations to ensure that the Outbreak Control Plan is implemented effectively for Gloucestershire.


You must have experience of:



  • Effective team development such as implementing key projects

  • Effectively manage a team particularly in an area where there is media and stakeholder interest in results

  • Work with individuals to develop strengths and ability to resolve conflict

  • Manage a complex workload, work well under pressure and meet deadlines


 You may also have experience of:



  • Managing budgets

  • Monitoring and evaluating outcomes

  • Ability to deliver organisational priorities


 Key attributes include:



  • Remaining calm and focused

  • Approachable manner and be able to engage with a range of people positively


The role may require weekend and out of hours working as a key feature of the post.

Interviews will take place 12th October 2020.


This post is open to secondment


(If you wish to apply for this position on a secondment basis, please obtain approval from your current line manager that you may be released on a secondment before submitting an application form)


For further information, please contact Bilkis Bhula, Commissioning Manager, Telephone number: 01452 328513   Email: bilkis.bhula@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Application Information

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We value diversity in our workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a 'customer facing role' must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.

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