Public Health Advisor
National Public Health Service - Taranaki
Public Health Advisor
0.8 (64 Hours per Fortnight)
- Want to join a team committed to Pae Ora (healthy futures) for all through partnering with whānau, communities and others to influence the determinants of health and reduce inequities, particularly for Māori?
We are seeking a Public Health Advisor to join the dedicated National Public Health Service team in Taranaki. This rewarding position is responsible for evidence-based public health action and reducing inequities in health through the planning, implementation and evaluation of high quality public health programmes.
You will utilise your skills in advocacy and collaboration to address the determinants of health and reduce inequities, particularly for Māori. It is important that you have excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, are naturally inquisitive and comfortable working in a team environment. A sound working knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi is essential.
Experience in using or knowledge of health promotion frameworks and equity tools, along with experience in working collaboratively as part of intersectoral groups towards shared objectives will be valuable to the role. Strong connections to health, community and social services in South Taranaki are desirable. You must have a current driver's licence.
A tertiary level qualification (minimum three year degree level or equivalent) in public health, social science, communications or Māori studies, development or Reo Māori is required. Postgraduate qualifications in public health are desirable. You must have a current driver's licence.
In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region's amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work.
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For further information please contact Sara Knowles, Interim Operations manager – Taranaki , firstname.lastname@example.org
Please apply online from this page.
Applications Close: 09 December 2022
|Location:||North Island - Taranaki - New Plymouth|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Community / Public Health - Health Promotion|
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