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Health Promotion Consultant, Simcoe County District Health Unit

(Please note that we inadvertently mis-stated the job title in the OHPE e-mail. "Health Promotion Consultant" is the correct title. Our apologies for any confusion.)

The Simcoe County District Health Unit has a permanent, full-time job posting for a Health Promotion Consultant. Under the direction of the Program Director, the Health Promotion

Consultant provides leadership and support to the healthy lifestyle team in the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of a range of healthy lifestyle program components. He/she will assist in identifying priorities for program planning utilizing best practice information, population health concepts, behaviour change theory (including stages of change), and health promotion theories (including social marketing) to assist the program in meeting Mandatory Health Programs and Services Guidelines. This will also involve conducting literature reviews to support the development and implementation of program operational plans and collaboration on health promotion initiatives across service areas, with other health units and other community partners.
Qualifications include Master's degree in health promotion, behavioural

science, health science, health psychology, or equivalent as determined

by the Program Director. Five years of public health or community

experience, or equivalent, as determined by the Program Director. Prior

leadership experience is required. Resumes should be forwarded to the

Human Resources Coordinator ( Reference posting #04-66. Deadline is Wednesday, November 17, 2004. To view the complete

posting, visit

Tel: (705) 721-7330 x551

Fax: (705) 721-1495