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Health Promoter--Family Health, Hastings and Prince Edward Counties Health Unit

Belleville, Ontario
Deadline February 7, 2011

Job Posting 11-06
The Hastings and Prince Edward Counties Health Unit requires a permanent, full time Health Promoter in the Family Health Department.

Reporting to the Director, Family Health the incumbent will develop health promotion and educational materials and campaigns on positive parenting, breastfeeding, healthy family dynamics, healthy eating, healthy weights, and physical activity, child growth and development. The position will work with community partners on education, public policy and outreach endeavours related to Child Health.

Qualifications: A baccalaureate degree in health promotion/education or a baccalaureate degree in a health related discipline in which the applicant has successfully completed full courses in each of the following areas:

  1. Health Promotion principles including community development and social marketing;
  2. Program planning and/or program evaluation;
  3. Epidemiology;
  4. Behaviour psychology.

Excellent oral and written communications skills, strong interpersonal and organizational skills and group facilitation skills necessary. Computer skills and use of the internet is required. A valid drivers licence and use of a vehicle are required.

Normal Working Hours: 8:30 - 4:30 - Flexible working hours are required.

The Health Unit provides a salary range of $58,383 to $67,200.

We also offer a full benefits package including four weeks vacation and a 35 hour work week.

Apply before 4:30 pm on Monday February 7, 2011 to:

Mr. Scott Elder
Manager of Administration – Human Resources
Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Health Unit
179 North Park Street
Belleville, Ontario  K8P 4P1

The personal information submitted on resumes and applications for employment is collected under the authority of the Health Protection and Promotion Act, RSO 1990, Chapter H.7 and will be used to determine their eligibility for employment.