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Health Promoter, Family Health Team, Sudbury & District Health Unit

Permanent/full-time

We are currently seeking a highly motivated child and family health professional to contribute to our organizational mission:  working with our communities to promote and protect health and to prevent disease.

Reporting to the Manager of the Family Health Team, the Health Promoter is an integral member of a multidisciplinary team.  As a Health Promoter, your program focus within the Family Health team will be child, reproductive and oral health.  You will be responsible for the development of logic models and evaluation plans, data analysis, policy development and campaign work.  You will also provide consultation and expert advice to staff and community members regarding health promotion theories and best practices as well as develop education and health promotion materials to meet program objectives.  The Health Promoter maintains current knowledge of the literature and critically appraises research to assist with setting priorities, targeting programs and developing public health strategies related to the broader determinants of health and reducing the inequities in health.

Interested applicants must have a Masters degree in health promotion, behavioural science or a related discipline, and experience in health promotion, community mobilization, program planning, implementation and evaluation. The applicant will have a minimum of two years experience in group facilitation techniques and a strong understanding of the principles of population health, determinants of health, community development, social marketing, communications strategies and policy development. A satisfactory criminal reference check is required. The successful candidate must have access to a reliable vehicle and a current Ontario driver's licence.

Resumes will be accepted until July 6, 2007, and should be sent in confidence to

Ms. Louise Mitchell, Administrative Assistant, Corporate Services Division
Sudbury & District Health Unit
1300 Paris Street
Sudbury, ON  P3E 3A3
[email protected] (Microsoft Word format only)
Tel: (705) 522-9200 x430  
Fax: (705) 522-5182

Please include the title of the position in the subject line.

Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. The SDHU is an equal opportunity employer.

All information is collected solely for the purposes of job selection under the provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.