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Health Promoter, Hastings and Prince Edward Counties Health Unit

Belleville, Ontario
Deadline June 30, 2011

Job Posting 11-19
Full Time Maternity Leave for 11 months

The Hastings and Prince Edward Counties Health Unit requires a full time Health Promoter in the Communicable Disease Control Department for up to 11 months to May 2012.

Reporting to the Director, Communicable Disease Control the incumbent will develop health promotion campaigns and educational materials on communicable diseases and their prevention, the importance of vaccinations, TB control and tobacco avoidance and cessation. The position will work with community partners on education, public policy and outreach endeavours related to communicable disease and tobacco control.

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:

  • a. Health Promotion principles including community development and social marketing;
  • b. Program planning and/or program evaluation;
  • c. Epidemiology;
  • d. Behaviour psychology.

Excellent oral and written communications skills, strong interpersonal and organizational skills and group facilitation skills are 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 pro rated to the term of the position.

Apply to careers@hpechu.on.ca or in writing before 4:30pm on Thursday June 30, 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.