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Position Title: Health Promotion Advisor – Public Health Settings and Lifestyle
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): Permanent Full time (37.5 hours/week)
Date Posted: 06/12/2018
Application Closing Date: 09/12/2018 11PM
Job #: 057701
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Health Promotion Advisor – Public Health Settings and Lifestyle



  • Permanent, fulltime position 1.0 FTE (37.5 hours per week)

Internal Applicants Only

Are you an experienced Health Promoter, looking for a diverse new role that will see you travelling between communities in the Southland/Otago area, championing various Public Health initiatives on behalf of the Southern DHB? If your answer is yes, look no further.


The Southern DHB Public Health Service currently have an opening best suited to applicants with experience in the field of Heath Promotion and a knowledge the legislative frameworks of both the Smokefree environments Act and the Sale and Supply of Alcohol.


In this role you’ll be working autonomously and need to have an innovative approach whilst being familiar with project development and implementation. You’ll have expertise in managing relationships both internally and in the wider community, including stakeholders, local government and NGOs as you work to coordinate your work to improve population health.


It goes without saying that you will be an exceptional planner with outstanding organisational skills. You will bring your presentation skills along with good communication skills and be computer literate and an excellent record keeper.


A good knowledge of and strong links to the Southland community will be an advantage. Experience working in a regulatory role and settings based health promotion is essential. It is important that you work as a valued team member and are able to travel throughout Otago and southland and hold a full clean driver’s license.


Please note this role is open to current Southern DHB employees only.

Closing Date: Sunday, 9 December 2018


For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email:

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