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Health Promoter


The Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Health Unit requires a Health Promoter for their Belleville Office.

This is a permanent full-time position reporting to the Director, Healthy Lifestyles. The incumbent will participate as part of an interdisciplinary team in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention Program to meet the requirements of the Mandatory Programs and Services Guidelines (1997).



QUALIFICATIONS:

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

Health Promotion principles including community development and social marketing;

Program planing and/or program evaluation;

Epidemiology; Behaviour psychology.



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



Normal working hours are 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday to Friday, however flexible working hours are required.



Please apply in writing not later than 4:30 pm, Monday, September 10, 2001 to:

Mr. Dale Jackson

Director of Administration

Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Health Unit

179 North Park Street

Belleville, ON K8P 4P1

FAX: 613 966-9418



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. Questions concerning this collection of personal information should be directed to The Freedom of Information & Privacy Co-Ordinator at the above address.