Health Promotion Advisor - Public Health Service
Southern Health
Otago
6d ago

Health Promotion Advisor Public Health Service

Dunedin

  • Permanent, full time (1.0 FTE), 40 hours per week
  • Use your passion for health and wellbeing in this community role!
  • Are you an experienced Health Promoter or perhaps a Health Professional or a Teacher, looking for a diverse new role that will see you working with institutional and community stakeholders throughout Otago, championing various public health initiatives on behalf of the Southern DHB?

    If your answer is yes, look no further.

    About the opportunity

    The Southern DHB Public Health Service currently have an opening best suited to applicants with experience in the field of Heath Promotion and a passion for supporting resilient communities towards improving health and wellbeing.

    In this role you will be working autonomously and need to have an innovative approach whilst being familiar with project development and implementation.

    You will be supported by other experienced Health Promotion Advisors in the district team as well as the Professional Leader.

    You will have expertise in managing relationships both internally and in the wider community, including stakeholders and NGOs.

    About you

    It goes without saying that you will be a strategic thinker and an exceptional planner with outstanding organisational skills.

    A good knowledge of and strong links to the wider Otago communities will be an advantage.

    In order to be successful in this role, you will also need to demonstrate the following :

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • A clean, full class one, NZ Driver’s License
  • A background in Public Health or a relevant qualification
  • Ability to cope with work pressures and stress, whist proactively managing conflicting demands on time.
  • Outstanding presentation skills, with demonstrated experience in providing workshops to a diverse range of people.
  • Commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and to providing equitable outcomes to people of all ethnicities and backgrounds.
  • Our Health Promotion Advisors may be required to assist with the ongoing Public Health COVID-19 response. As such, the flexibility to also scale up hours, work out of hours and during weekends is preferrable.

    About Southern DHB

    Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area.

    We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

    Why Dunedin?

    The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.

    Whether it’s surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art there’s literally something for everyone.

    Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your family.

    Now is also a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities.

    Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art there’s literally something for everyone.

    Why don’t you check out https : / / careers.southernhealth.nz / for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

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