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Health Promoter (11.11), Norfolk County Health Unit

Simcoe, Ontario
Deadline April 20, 2011

External - Job Posting

Department: Health & Social Services
Location: 12 Gilbertson Drive, Simcoe
Reports To: Program Coordinator, Population Health
Employee Group: CUPE 4700
Salary: $34.31 per hour   (less $1 for first six months)
Status: Temporary Full-Time (from date of hire to approximately April 30, 2012)
Posting #: CUPE 11.11
Incumbent(s) to this position must provide the Employer with a current Criminal Reference Check and a  current Immunization Record.
Position Description:

  • To plan, facilitate, implement and evaluate programs that meet the requirements and standards identified in the Ontario Public Health Standards as defined by the Ministry of Health Promotion.
  • To ensure goals and objectives of the relevant programs are met; research and develop programs/plans that are evidence-based and responsive to community needs; develop health promotion strategies; participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team within the Health Unit; maintain and establish linkages in the community as appropriate; develop and utilize appropriate evaluation tools to be used throughout the program.
  • To assist in the development and/or acquisition of appropriate resources and provide training when/as needed.
  • To research and review appropriate resources for potential use within the program.
  • To maintain a library of current, accurate and appropriate resources for internal Health Unit use and use by other health and education professionals throughout the Counties.

Knowledge & Skill:

  • Four year University Degree in a related discipline (health studies/sciences), plus over one year, up to and including two years related experience (experience community based, health promotion preferred). OR equivalent to the above.

Must Have:

  • Well developed oral and written communications skills.
  • The ability to use corporate standard computer software.
  • Proven management and motivation skills accompanied with planning and evaluation skills.
  • The ability to work independently or as a member of a team.
  • Must be aware of safe work practices as they relate to job responsibilities and work environment and have the basic understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • A valid Ontario driver’s license and have access to a vehicle as travel is required.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Note: As per current legislation, if it is determined that those employees with priority placement status are suitable for this job, before a selection decision has been made, this competition may be cancelled.

Posting Period: April 13, 2011 –  April 20, 2011
Note: Interested applicants must submit their resume in confidence to the Human Resources / Staff Development Department by 4:30 p m. on the last day of the posting.

Only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in this position.

Human Resources & Staff Development Department
21 Lynnwood Avenue, Simcoe, Ontario N3Y 2V7
Phone: (519) 428-9711
Fax: (519) 426-9876