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Health Promotion Officer

LocationCaulfield Hospital
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 69267
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.

  • Ongoing
  • Full Time (80 hours per fortnight, including ADO)
  • Grade 1 Health Promotion Officer
  • Based at Caulfield Hospital
  • Great staff benefits!

The Department

The Caulfield Community Health Service (CCHS) provides a range of clinical and health promotion services for people of all ages who live, work or study within the local community. These multi-disciplinary services are provided in the centre, community, home or via Telehealth.  CCHS operates from the Caulfield Hospital site. 

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Health Promotion Officer to join our Community Health Service contributing to the development of best practice integrated health promotion accorss CCHS.

You will be familiar with contemporary health promotion theory and practice, including complex systems and place-based approaches to drive several health promotion projects and activities accross a range of priority settings within CCHS.

This role will work closely with the Health Promotion Coordinator to implement and evaluate various health promotion strategies.

This position will contribute to organisational capacity building for health promotion and may be require active representation of CCHS on a range of internal and external networks.

Experience and Qualifications Required

  • Tertiary qualification in Health Promotion 
  • (Bachelor of Science (Health Promotion), Bachelor of Public Health Promotion, Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion, Bachelor of Health Science (Health Promotion), any other undergraduate or postgraduate qualification in health promotion, or any other undergraduate or postgraduate qualification relevant to the field of Health Promotion)
  • 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 effectvive relationships and partnerships with external stakeholders including community members
  • Capacity to work independently and autonomously, and yet facilitate a collaborative culture
  • Current Victorian driver's licence

 Staff Benefits 

  • Generous salary packaging and novated leasing are available through Maxxia
  • Access to health and wellbeing incentives
  • Discounted health insurance 

To submit an application for the Grade 1 Health Promotion Officer position, please provide the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter

If you would like further details, please contact Hannah Lucantonio on 9076 6666 or 0437 561 241

Applications close at 11pm AEST, Wednesday 17th July 2024.

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.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au