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Health Promotion Officer

Job posted: 03/08/2022
Applications close: 17/08/2022 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Research, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Reference: 174633

Reference: 174633

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Research, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong


  • Opportunity to contribute to improved health outcomes in the community

  • Great working environment with strong team culture

  • Enjoy a role that will be varied, challenging and rewarding


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 services 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.


Healthy Communities


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


About the role 


As the Health Promotion Officer you will use contemporary health promotion practices 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


Barwon Health staff benefits



  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility/program

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

  • Centrally located at University Hospital, only minutes from the vibrant waterfront

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


About the Geelong Region, Australia


Geelong is Victoria’s second largest city, located one hour’s drive of the capital city, Melbourne. Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. We are known for our big city feel without the congestion and traffic, our stunning coastline, diverse nightlife and food culture. Living here allows you to spend more time doing the things you love like enjoying our sporting facilities, shopping, café precincts, lakes, river walks, wineries, and pristine beaches all within arm’s reach across Geelong. You can also have the option of living Inner City, Coastal, Suburban or Rural.


To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website.


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.


We at Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.


Applicants for this role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (3 doses) and Influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health Immunisation Policy. You will be required to upload your Immunisation History with evidence of your recent influenza vaccination received post March 2022 in the application process.

Health Promotion Officer

Job type:

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Contact:

Lynne Quick - (03) 4215 3474

Health Promotion Officer