Position Classification: Health Education Officer
Remuneration: $62,451 - $101,801 per annum or pro rata
Hours Per Week: Various up to 38
Requisition ID: REQ177510
A rewarding career and a fabulous regional lifestyle
Where you will be working
The Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) has over 3,500 staff, 33 Public Hospitals, including 2 Base Hospitals, 8 Acute Community Hospitals and 16 Multi-Purpose Services. A progressive organisation, Murrumbidgee LHD continues to make significant achievements in improving health services and strives to provide a compassionate health care system that consistently delivers the highest standard of care to people, no matter where they live.
Communities we support are diverse, with approximately 245,000 people in communities large and small, across a geographic area of approximately 125,561 square kilometres. Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) spans across southern New South Wales, stretching from the Snowy Mountains in the east to the plains of Hillston in the northwest and all the way along the Victorian border.
What you will be doing
The Health Promotion Officer is responsible for working as a member of the Health Promotion team to plan, implement and evaluate projects from the Health Promotion Operational Plan. Current priorities are tobacco control, healthy weight and preventing falls in older people with a focus on health equity and the social determinants of health.
Please refer to the Position Description for the essential requirements and full selection criteria. Your application must include a current resume and address all selection criteria.
To apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia, or be able to independently and legally live and work in Australia by way of your own Temporary Visa. For visa information, please visit Department of Home Affairs
This is a Category ‘A’ position. Applicants are required to provide evidence of immunisation for diseases including Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR), Varicella and Tuberculosis. Please refer to the NSW Health Policy Directive for further information
This is a child-related position. You will be required to obtain a NSW Children’s Guardian Working With Children Check (WWCC) which can be found by clicking on the below link: www.newcheck.kids.nsw.gov.au
MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.