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Health Promoter (Level II), Brant County Health Unit

Brantford, Ontario
Deadline June 6, 2013

Temporary (approx. 8 months) Full-Time

The Health Promoter (Level II) helps plan, develop, implement and evaluate population-based health promotion activities. Such activities include project coordination and policy support/development for mass media and communication campaigns. As well, the incumbent will productively liaise and collaborate with community agencies, schools and workplaces to develop health information resources (newsletters, brochures, displays, etc.). The Health Promoter must establish and maintain relationships with these community partners by joining formal/informal committees, fostering networks and encouraging appropriate community-initiated programs and services.

Qualified applicants must possess a Master’s degree in Health Promotion (or another related discipline). Knowledge of and experience in chronic disease prevention is required, as is two years’ related experience in the following areas: project management, research, partnership development, community assessment (needs assessment, situational assessment), behaviour change theory, and mass media communication. Other skills required for success as a Health Promoter include: written/verbal communication, problem-solving, team work and group facilitation. Advanced computing skills, a current Ontario driver’s licence and reliable vehicle are additional important qualifiers.

Terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with ONA Allied Collection Agreement - Salary range: $32.21- 37.89 per hour (70 hours in a two-week period)

Forward confidential resume by June 6, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. to:

Kathryn Weidhaas, CHRP
Manager, Human Resources
194 Terrace Hill Street
Brantford, ON, N3R 1G7
519-753-2140 Fax or resumes@bchu.org

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Personal information submitted will be used for the purposes of this competition only, and is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act. Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.

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