Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science
Full time - 80 hours per fortnight (with ADO)
Community Development Worker - Class 1
Based at Caulfield Community Health Service (CCHS), Caulfield Hospital
What you'll be doing - The Role:
Health promotion is a key component of the services provided by CCHS, and is supported by the Department of Health (DH) and other funding streams. The Health Promotion Officer is responsible for contributing to the development of best practice integrated health promotion across at CCHS.
You will be familiar with contemporary health promotion theory and practice, including complex systems and place-based approaches to drive a number of health promotion projects and activities across a range of priority settings within CCHS.
You will lead a number of place-based strategies across a range of priority issues, including working directly with local schools and build their capacity to complete and navigate health and wellbeing initiatives using a whole-school approach with a focus on gender equity and family violence prevention.
In this position, you will work closely with the Health Promotion Coordinator to implement and evaluate various CCHS health promotion strategies across the priority areas. You will also receive professional support and supervision from the Health Promotion Coordinator, that will contribute to organisational capacity building for health promotion and you may also be required to actively represent CCHS on a range of internal and external networks.
What are the skills and experience required?
Tertiary qualification in health promotion, community development or related area
Experience in the planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence-based health promotion activities
Meet individual and team KPIs and targets in order to meet funding requirements
Ability to develop strong and effective relationships and partnerships with external stakeholders including community members
Experience with contemporary health promotion theory and practice, including complex systems and settings based approaches
What are the benefits?
Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
Health and Wellbeing initiatives in addition to discounted health insurance
Great work/life balance
If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, apply now - including your resume and cover letter.
Please direct any further queries to Hannah Opeskin or Clint Wilkie on 03 9076 6666
Applications close Sunday 17th January 2021 - 11 pm
Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.