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Health Promotion Specialist, Health Protection - 0.5 FTE


Wellington Dufferin Guelph Health Unit

17.5 hours per week



Position Summary:

Responsible for general health promotion consultation within the Health Unit, with a special focus on programs and activities pertinent to the Health Protection Division. Health promotion may include the areas of needs assessment, program planning, community development, media strategies and evaluation. Consultation role would be carried out in coordination with other Health Unit health promotion specialists, epidemiologist and others as appropriate.



Qualifications:

* A baccalaureate degree in a health or related discipline. Master's degree in health promotion or health sciences. Skills and experience in health promotion or health sciences. Skills and experience in health promotion strategies, social marketing, health education, mass media and community development.

* Valid driver's license and use of a vehicle.

* Excellent communication, organizational and problem solving skills.



Apply to: Robert Thompson

Director of Health Protection

Wellington Dufferin Guelph Health Unit

205 Queen Street East

Fergus, Ontario N1M 1T2

Fax (519) 843-2321