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Public Health Advisor


Hutt Valley District Health Board

Closing Date : 23 Feb 2020

Public Health Advisor with experience in sexual health promotion.

Location: Based at Hutt Hospital 
Contract: Permanent part time 
Hours: 28 hours per week 

  • Immediate start
  • Flexible working hours
  • Working throughout the Wellington Region

ABOUT THE ROLE

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and skilled person who is passionate about making a difference.

Regional Public Health is seeking someone who strives to make a positive difference to the health and wellbeing of communities across the Greater Wellington region. This will be achieved through working to create supportive environments that make the healthy choice the easy choice. A key aspect of the Public Health Advisor role is using public health approaches with a range of providers and stakeholders.

Addressing and reducing the health inequities that exist in the current environment is a priority for Regional Public Health. We aspire to be leaders in creating healthy communities and we are looking for someone to join us on this journey. Your area of influence will be in sexual health promotion.

This role requires you to:
• Have a relevant public health qualification 
• Be working at varying levels with a wide range of stakeholders including community
• Have knowledge of training and facilitation of health promotion programmes. 
• Have an understanding of the obligations of the Crown to uphold the Treaty of Waitangi
• Have an understanding and working knowledge of the social determinants of health
• Be a team player
• Have a high level of computer literacy 
• Confident and competent presenter
• Social media savvy
• Be an excellent communicator

Improving the health and wellbeing of Māori, Pacific whānau and communities are key priorities for Regional Public Health. If you have experience working with these communities we want to hear from you.

This is a part time permanent position (28 hours per week). Please note you must have permanent residency or a valid long term working visa to be considered for this position.

When applying for this role please include a cover letter and a CV that showcases:

  • Career highlights and what has led you to this role?
  • How you will add value to our organisation?
  • Your skills, experience and suitability for the role as outlined above

HOW TO APPLY

Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button and enter the reference number: 9112860-20. You can also apply now and see a copy of the job description through our careers website: www.healthyjobs.co.nz. Please note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

For further information on this role, please email recruitment@huttvalleydhb.org.nz and indicate the vacancy number 9112860-20 and job title in the subject line.

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