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Health Promoter (2 positions), Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Health Unit

1. Reporting to the Director of Nursing, the incumbent will take the lead in the planning, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive population-based approach to a collaborative, multi-sector community project to promote healthy pregnancy and child development.

2. Reporting to the Director, Healthy Lifestyles, the incumbent will participate in the planning of community injury prevention projects. This will involve the development, implementation and evaluation of comprehensive population-based multi sectorial projects to reduce the risk of injuries in children 0-6 years and liaison with other departments involved in family abuse prevention initiatives.


A baccalaureate degree in health promotion/education or a baccalaureate degree in a health related discipline in which the applicant has successfully completed full courses in each of the following areas:

a) health promotion principles including community development and social marketing;

b) program planning and/or program evaluation;

c) epidemiology; and

d) behaviour psychology.

Excellent oral and written communications skills. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Group facilitation skills. Computer skills and use of the internet is required. A valid drivers licence and vehicle are required as well as a satisfactory police reference check.

Apply in writing not later than 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 31, 2002, to

Mr. Dale Jackson

Director of Administration

Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Health Unit

179 North Park Street

Belleville, ON K8P 4P1

Fax: (613) 966-9418

The personal information submitted on resumes and applications for employment is collected under the authority of the Health Protection and Promotion Act, RSO 1990, Chapter H.7, and will be used to determine their eligibility for employment. Questions concerning this collection of personal information should be directed to the Freedom of Information & Privacy Co-Ordinator at the above address.