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Manager, Family Health Promotion, Family Health Services, Middlesex-London Health Unit

The Middlesex-London Health Unit has an exciting opportunity to work in a multi-disciplinary environment and collaborate with other Health Units, agencies, and community partners.  Reporting to the Director of Family Health Services, the Program Manager will provide leadership to a multi-disciplinary team of public health nurses, health promoter, dietitians, and administrative support. This team plans, implements, and evaluates health promotion programs focused on families with infants, children, and youth.  These programs include reproductive health, breastfeeding promotion, nutrition development, parenting, safety, FASD and equal access.

Requirements for this position include current registration from a health, or related, professional college (e.g. nursing, social work, dietician), a Masters Degree in a health related field or administration, experience in public health and experience in a management role.  In addition, a thorough knowledge in program planning and evaluation, excellent communication skills, strong leadership ability, and computer literacy are required.  The ability to communicate in French or other languages would be considered an asset.

The Health Unit offers a competitive salary and attractive benefits package.  Please see www.healthunit.com for further information about our programs and services.  Please apply by February 15, 2008 quoting position number FHPMGR-0208/01, to:

Human Resources Department
Middlesex-London Health Unit
50 King Street
London,  ON N6A 5L7 
Fax: (519) 663-5086
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, a teaching 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.