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Health Promotion Officer

  • LocationCaulfield Hospital
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 5 days
    Published on 25 Nov 2022
  • Job no: 62177
  • Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.

  • Full time - 80 hours per fortnight (with ADO)
  • Community Development Worker - Class 1
  • Based at Caulfield Community Health Service (CCHS), Caulfield Hospital

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 education settings and build their capacity to complete and navigate health and wellbeing initiatives using a whole-school approach.

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, which 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 Lucantonio on 03 9076 6666

Applications close: 11pm Wednesday, December 14th 2022

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.

All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine and must provide evidence of their vaccination status. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.    

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Closes in 5 days - 14 Dec 2022
  • Published on 25 Nov 2022, 2:08 AM