Position Details
Reference Number 46518
Position Title Health Promotion Officer
Employment Type Temporary Full Time
Location Sunshine Hospital
Position Summary


An exciting opportunity for a Health Promotion professional to be part of a new team that supports and coordinates prevention efforts across the eight Local Government Areas of the Western Public Health Unit

As a key contributor to a small team, you will have a chance to work on high impact projects with a range of partner organisations and communities.

To be Successful in this Role you

  • Hold Health Promotion or other relevant qualifications
  • Have experience working with diverse communities
  • Enjoy multidisciplinary team work
  • Can demonstrate excellent communication skills

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Selection Criteria Desirable: Do you have experience in the health industry?
Contact Person Lee Kennedy
Contact Number 0481471760
Contact Mobile Number 0481471760
Closing Date 15/08/2022
Position Description 20220729 - WHPU- Position Description - Health Promotion Officer.pdf
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