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Health Promoter, Middlesex-London Health Unit

London, Ontario
Deadline June 21, 2013

(part-time, 21 hours/ week)

The Middlesex-London Health Unit has an exciting opportunity for a part-time Health Promoter on the Healthy Communities and Injury Prevention Team, within Environmental Health and Chronic Disease Prevention Services. This position focuses on promotion of physical activity and will apply the following health promotion strategies to achieve better health outcomes: education/awareness, skill building, creating a supportive environment, advocacy, policy development and facilitating community mobilization. The successful candidate will apply population health principles and deliver programs, while monitoring and analyzing social research and epidemiological data related to community needs and operational planning. The Health Promoter will participate in program planning, implementation, and evaluation, as well as collaborate with public health staff and develop partnerships with community groups and government agencies.

This position requires a graduate degree from a four year University program in Health Promotion or a health-related discipline, with post graduate studies considered an asset. Preference will be given to those with previous experience in health promotion, public health, or promoting physical activity. Flexible work hours are required. The ability to communicate in French or other languages would also be considered an asset.

Please see http://www.healthunit.com to apply for this position and for further information about our programs and services.

Please apply by June 21, 2013, quoting posting #HCIPPTHP-0513/01 to:

Human Resources
Middlesex-London Health Unit
50 King Street
London ON N6A 5L7
E-mail: recruit@mlhu.on.ca

Information concerning applicants is collected under the authority of the Health Protection & Promotion Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. H-7, as amended, and will be used to consider suitability for employment. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Health Unit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Mission of the Middlesex-London Health Unit is to promote wellness, prevent disease and injury, and protect the public’s health through the delivery of public health programs, services and research.