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Health Promoter, Peterborough County-City Health Unit

Peterborough, Ontario
Deadline October 16, 2009

Peterborough County-City Health Unit requires a Health Promoter, Temporary Full Time
October 13, 2009–March 31, 2010

1. Summary of duties:

Plans, implements, and evaluates specified Mandatory Health Programs and Services and other programs administered by the Board of Health. This position is currently assigned to the Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention program.

2. Minimum qualifications and position requirements:

  • A four year bachelor’s degree in a health discipline with full courses in:
  • Health promotion strategies;
  • Program planning and evaluation
  • Statistics and data analysis; and
  • Behavioural psychology.

OR

  • A four year bachelor’s degree with demonstrated equivalent work experience in:
  • Health promotion strategies;
  • Program planning and evaluation;
  • Statistics and data analysis; and
  • Behavioural psychology.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Initiative, tact, diplomacy, and judgement.
  • Ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation, research, and other relevant information.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to work effectively without close supervision.
  • Ability to adapt to new, different, or changing requirements.
  • Ability to organize workload.
  • Ability to use computer word processing, internet, and e-mail at a basic level.
  • Ability to learn and work with custom computer programs.
  • Access to transportation.

3. Apply in writing to:

Lorraine Skipwith
10 Hospital Drive
Peterborough, ON K9J 8M1
Fax: (705) 743-2897
E-mail: [email protected]

4. Applications to be received no later than:

Tuesday, October 16, 2009, at 3:00 p.m.