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Health Promoter 1 – Chronic Disease Prevention and Management, Carlington Community & Health Services

Health Promoter 1 - Chronic Disease Prevention and Management
Carlington Community & Health Services

Full-time temporary position (35 hours/week)
Starting immediately for approximately one year (maternity leave replacement)

Under the direction of the Community Services Program Director, and as a member of the Community Services Team, the Health Promoter 1 -- Chronic Disease Prevention and Management (CDPM) is responsible for planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating chronic disease prevention and management programs at CCHS. This work is undertaken with a Population Health Framework that embodies the determinants of health.

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a relevant discipline, or combination of undergraduate degree and significant related experience.
  • Three - five years full-time health promotion experience in a community setting, with demonstrated success in program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience developing community based chronic disease prevention programs using health promotion and community development strategies for use with a variety of client populations: e.g., New Canadians, low-income clients, persons diagnosed with a mental illness.
  • Demonstrated success at writing funding proposals; strong presentation and group facilitation skills.
  • Ability to mobilize people at the grassroots; strong networking skills.
  • Experience working with and supervising volunteers.
  • Excellent organizational skills; flexibility; able to work independently in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing situations
  • Demonstrated experience using interpersonal, conflict-resolution, team-building, and problem-solving skills, preferabley in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and various software applications, including statistical software and electronic client databases.Knowledge of computerized client record-keeping an asset.
  • Availability to work evenings and occasional weekends.
  • Use of a vehicle, valid driver's license required.
  • Bilingual preferred - a third language relevant to our client population an asset.

Salary: $24.50 - $29.52 per hour + 4% vacation pay

As a non-profit organization, we are accountable to our community for providing quality care.  For this reason, we can only consider applicants who clearly describe how their education, skills, and experience match each of the qualifications listed above in a separate 2 - 3 page attachment submitted with a résumé and cover letter.

Send applications (with attachments) to:
Human Resources Manager
Carlington Community & Health Services
900 Merivale Rd. Ottawa, ON K1Z 5Z8
Fax: 613-761-1805
Quote job reference: HP1 - CST - 21
Deadline: Tuesday September 16th by 3:30pm

We thank all applicants but regret that we can only contract those invited for an interview.

The Centre is committed to employment equity.