Health Promotion Officer

Job posted: 23/07/2021
Applications close: 01/08/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Projects

Reference: 171195

Reference: 171195

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Projects

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Opportunity to contribute to improved health outcomes in the community

  • Temporary part time – 64 hours per fortnight (until 31/12/2021)

  • Great working environment with strong team culture

About the facility

Barwon health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West region. It is one of Victoria’s largest regional health service with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University Hospital. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers. We provide care at all stages or life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care, and subacute/rehabilitation. Care is provided to the community through over 28 key locations throughout the region.

The Health Promotion Unit at Barwon Health works with the community to create environments that promote health.

About the role

Barwon Health is currently seeking a Health Promotion Officer to use contemporary health promotion practice to plan, implement and evaluate primary prevention initiatives that contribute to improved health outcomes in the community.

To be successful in this role you will possess the following skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Exceptional time management skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • An understanding of contemporary health promotion practice

About the culture

We are a dynamic workplace and our staff are positive, inclusive and promote a strong culture of support for all. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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Health Promotion Officer

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Mairead O'Sullivan - (03) 4215 3474

Health Promotion Officer