Health Promotion Officer

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is a multifaceted, growing regional health service employing over 900 staff and providing a comprehensive array of health care services to the East Gippsland community. BRHS offers a rewarding work environment providing challenge, variety and a range of opportunities to progress your career. You will join our dedicated team of health professionals and support staff who are committed to delivering a high quality experience to all.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CSS/1692417
Closing Date: 31-Jan-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Descriptions - Health Promotion Officer Jan 2023.pdf (PDF, 306KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Julie Moncrieff, Community Nursing Team Leader
03 5150 3210

Position Details

Based in a beautiful part of Victoria, working for BRHS will enable you to have a fantastic work/life balance and pursue your career goals.

STATUS:   Ongoing, Full Time

HOURS:    76.0 hours per fortnight

A rare opportunity for a motivated health professional is sought to join our Community Health team in this interesting and rewarding role. 

The key responsibility of this role is to assist with the development and delivery of health promotion and health education programs for the local community in line with the EGPCP Integrated Health Promotion Plan and in collaboration with other partners.  Health promotion will use a systems approach with a focus on the regional priority areas of healthy eating, physical activity and mental health. 

Community Health Nursing at BRHS comprises a multidisciplinary team of nurses based at the BRHS Ross Street campus providing individual care, group activities and health promotion.  The focus is on chronic disease, women's health, capacity building and prevention of disease.   The Community Health Nursing service is responsible to the Director of Community Health and Wellbeing and provides timely services and general information to clients, patients and other BRHS departments.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Tertiary Qualification in Health Promotion or a Health profession such as Nursing or an Allied Health discipline
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience working in a community setting with recent experience in Health Promotion
  • Experience and an aptitude for working effectively with schools and parent groups or other community groups.
  • An understanding of the social model of health and its application to health promotion.
  • Excellent presentation skills with a proven ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people.

Interested?

For more information contact: Julie Moncrieff, Community Health Nursing Team Leader on 03 5150 3210

Applications by close of business: Tuesday 31st January 2023

To apply:

Applications are to be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below and are to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (including two recent referees)
  • Response to the full key selection criteria (as listed in the attached position description)

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In accordance with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of full COVID19 vaccination prior to commencement.


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