Position Vacant

Health Promotion Officer

Permanent Part Time - 0.40 EFT

This role will assist the organisation to meet its strategic and operational objectives in relation to health promotion and prevention.  The Health Promotion Officer role will contribute to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the BHS Community Health-Health Promotion Plan in accordance with Department of Health (D of H) guidelines and the needs of the community.
The position will provide:

·Effective leadership and coordination of Health Promotion and community based programs within the Primary Health Team, Beechworth Health Service and of the BHS catchment area.

·Excellent communication with community, colleagues, volunteers and managers

· Ongoing professional education.

·Assist individuals and/or groups to maintain a healthy lifestyle through delivering planned and appropriate population based health promotion action that enhances and enables the physical, social, cultural and psychological wellbeing of the members of the community.

· Provide evidence-based health promotion, community and stakeholder awareness raising, skills development and knowledge and develop and implement disease prevention initiatives.

· Increase opportunities for community members and stakeholders to participate in decision making with regard to program development at Beechworth Health Service.

·Planning utilising placed based prevention principles and application of systems thinking to develop solutions improving health and wellbeing outcomes.

· Develop collaborative working relationships

Work with partners to build community level prevention system which supports the health and wellbeing of the local community


Closing Date: 19/04/2024

Position Description Apply Now!

Contact Us

For further information please contact us.

Contact:  Sam O’Connor – Acting Primary Health Team Leader on 57280312

Email: Samuel.O’Connor@beechworthhealth.org.au

Please email all applications to: bhsemployment@beechworthhealth.org.au

Employment conditions and remuneration are as prescribed in the relevant Award (dependent upon qualification) and current Enterprise Agreement.

Beechworth Health Service adheres to the principle of Equal Employment and is a smoke free workplace.

Beechworth Health reserves the right not to appoint.