Health Promotion Officer
Port Lincoln Aboriginal Health Service (PLAHS) Inc
Health Promotion Officer – Fulltime 1.0 EFT
PLAHS Employees Enterprise Agreement 2019, Health Worker Grade 3 (negotiated according to qualifications/experience)
A full-time position is available in this Aboriginal community-controlled Health Service for a highly motivated and creative Health Promotion Officer located in the Public Health Team.
- Promotion of Aboriginal community health and well-being utilising a Population Health approach
- Planning and implementation of health promotion activities developed within the PLAHS Strategic Plan in consultation with service providers, agencies and the Aboriginal community
- Coordination of community health education events and provision of an annual calendar of health promotion activities
- Contributing to: community consultation and development; research and evaluation: workshop facilitation: resource and policy development, submission writing, advocacy, designing and delivering public information campaigns
- Promoting realistic community expectations of services and referral pathways
- Coordination of all health promotional, screening or educational activities to primary and secondary school students and community health education events
- Providing data and reports as required
- Coordinating multi-media productions (TV, radio, advertising, publications, pamphlets etc)
The successful applicant will have:
- A Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice and/or an acceptable equivalent qualification/experience
- Completed health promotion training, or willingness to undertake further education relevant to the position
- understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and values
- ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team approach
- effective communication skills with a wide range of people and organisations
- sound IT competence in use of Microsoft Office products, data entry and multimedia programs
- knowledge of relevant local and external resources and organisations
- ability to maintain strict confidentiality and uphold privacy principles
- a current full, unrestricted driver’s licence, a satisfactory Working with Children Check (WWCC), an Aged Care related DCSI Criminal History Check, and/or a National Police Certificate
- Applicants must provide proof of Covid-19 and current influenza vaccines or be willing to have these prior to commencement.
Written applications MUST address all selection criteria in the Person Specification and include a covering letter and a current resume with names and contact details of three (3) work-related referees.
APPLICATIONS CLOSE STRICTLY AT 5:00pm Friday August 19th 2022
- Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
- Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?
- Do you have data entry experience?
- Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?
- Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
- How many years' experience do you have with project planning and scheduling?
- Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?