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Seeking a health promotion professional to join our team on a full-time (35 hours) fixed-term contract. Enthusiasm for working directly with young people by facilitating high quality and research-informed youth health education is essential.

  • Full-time (35 hour p/week) Fixed term contract to June 2025 with potential for extension.
  • Attractive remuneration SCHADS Modern Award Level 3, from $36.00 per hour + superannuation + reimbursement for km travel + TIL system + leave loading.
  • Applicants seeking part-time hours should express this in their application.

Details

Applications CloseJune 17, 2024
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Job CategoryTraining & Education
Job FieldHealth
Employment BasisFull Time
LocationSouth West Sydney

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Essential Criteria

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

Please note – every day is different in this role and it will require in-person delivery and engagement with participants across various locations within South West Sydney (with a focus on Macarthur and Wingecarribee).

1.     Tertiary qualifications in health promotion / public health / health education / social work / related field.

2.     Ability to pass probity & health screening checks (Working with Children Check, National Police Check and COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate or a medical contraindication certificate).

3.     Holding and maintaining a valid driver’s licence and use of a comprehensively insured vehicle.

4.     Ability to work flexible hours.

 

Essential skills and experience in:

5.     Facilitating group education sessions / workshops and presentations.

6.     Planning, implementing and evaluating health promotion projects.

7.     Reviewing literature to inform good practice in delivering services.

8.     Producing high quality written communications (including experience with report writing and content for a variety of audiences).

9.     Building and maintaining effective relationships and partnerships with a variety of stakeholders.

10.  Administrative processes and record keeping.

11.  High level digital literacy.

Desirable Criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications in alcohol and other drugs and/or mental health.
  • Honours.
  • Current First Aid Certificate.

Other Information

This position will have a commitment to:

  • The theory and practical application of; health promotion, drug and alcohol prevention and early intervention, community development and youth work.
  • Research methodology and processes (evidence-based practice).
  • Upholding the principles of a Child Safe organisation.
  • Cultural safety and appropriateness.
  • Working with young people from diverse backgrounds, including vulnerable and at-risk groups.
  • The changing needs of the organisation and community, use of technology and innovative practices.

How to Apply

Tell us how you meet the ESSENTIAL CRITERIA (points 1-11 listed above) in a cover letter (dot points with examples under each criteria would be helpful) + attach a current resume.

Email BOTH documents by 5pm, Monday 17 June 2024 to Emily Deans, Manager Strategy & Design, Youth Solutions | emily@youthsolutions.com.au. Enquiries 02 4628 2319.

Youth Solutions

Youth Solutions is a youth drug and alcohol prevention and health promotion non-government service focused on improving the health, safety and connectedness of our young people aged 12-25 years and community - www.youthsolutions.com.au.

Website http://www.youthsolutions.com.au
ContactEmily Deans
Phone number 02 4628 2319
Email address emily@youthsolutions.com.au