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Employment Type: Temporary Full Time, working 38 hours per week until June 2025

Location: SWSLHD District Wide Service

Position Classification: Senior Health Education Officer

Remuneration: $1,736.40 - $1,801.98 per week

Requisition ID: REQ487792

Application Close Date: 26/05/2024

Interview Date Range: 29/05/2024 – 05/06/2024

Contact Details: Domenic Zappia – 02 46 218747 | Domenic.Zappia@health.nsw.gov.au

About The Opportunity

Are you passionate about influencing physical and food environments to support health and wellbeing?

Are you driven to lead and support a working relationship with stakeholders and partners?

Are you interested in people management and leading a diverse and hard working team?

We are looking for an experienced and engaging Senior Health Promotion Officer, to lead and manage the implementation of healthy people and places programs. If you are ready to bring your enthusiasm, knowledge and skills in Health Promotion to SWSLHD, and start your exciting and... rewarding career, click APPLY NOW!

What You'll Be Doing

The purpose of this position is to improve the health of people living in south western Sydney by contributing to Health Promotion programs of work in line with South Western Sydney Local Health District and the Ministry of Health’s goals, principles, and strategies.

The Senior Health Promotion Officer (SHPO) will achieve this by providing leadership and contributing to evidence-based and/or innovative programs of work for population health priorities within the Health & Wellbeing stream.

The SHPO Will Primarily Be Responsible For
• all stages of planning, implementation, evaluation, reporting and ongoing management and sustainability of programs relating to physical and food environments that support health and programs that promote healthy eating, active living and healthy weight in adults.
• coordination of the Healthy People and Places program portfolio and workforce.

The role is responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of programs relating to physical and food environments. The focus of these programs will be to support community food access, healthy eating and active living across SWSLHD. You’ll need strong skills in partnership development and be ready to hit the ground running.

Where You'll Be Working

South west Sydney is a great place for people of all ages to live and thrive. The area is rapidly growing with major shopping centres, entertainment venues and the development of Sydney’s new airport located within minutes of new housing estates. The district has bustling metropolitan hubs as well as areas of rural heritage offering adventure and relaxation at your fingertips.

At South Western Sydney Local Health District, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, where we don’t just accept differences but we honour and support it. Committed to providing a working environment that thrives and values diversity, we encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background and people with a disability to apply.

How To Apply

To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the below questions as thoroughly as possible. View our application guide for information on how to respond to criteria and improve your application.
• Tertiary Qualifications in health or related field and experience in providing leadership in population focused health promotion.
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the field of healthy eating, active living and food and built environment.
• Demonstrated experience in program design, implementation, and evaluation within an evidence-based framework.
• Demonstrated experience in project management skills including performance monitoring ensuring program delivery meets program targets within timeframes.
• Demonstrated ability to negotiate with internal and external program partners to achieve successful program implementation and sustainability.
• Demonstrated ability to manage, motivate and coordinate professional staff and to work within an action oriented multidisciplinary team with a population health focus.
• Demonstrated high level analytical, problem solving and oral and written communication skills including computer literacy and the ability to use standard office programs.
• Knowledge and commitment to addressing equity and an understanding of the issues that impact on program delivery in relation to social disadvantage, Aboriginal and CALD communities.
• Must possess a valid Australian Drivers Licence (excluding learner driver's licences). If not already in possession, a NSW Drivers Licence must be obtained within 3 months of appointment.

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Additional Information

Stepping Up – Close the Gap

Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal applicants understand how to apply for roles with NSW Health by clarifying the recruitment and onboarding process. If you are an Aboriginal person and wish to obtain more information about applying for a role within South Western Sydney Local Health District, please contact the SWSLHD Aboriginal Workforce Team on SWSLHD-AboriginalWorkforce@health.nsw.gov.au

Workplace Giving Program

South Western Sydney Local Health District employees also have the opportunity to make a difference to help those less fortunate. Visit the Workplace Giving Program for more information.

Salary Packaging

South Western Sydney Local Health District employees are able to enjoy the benefits of salary packing. Visit Smart Salary for more details.

Health & Fitness

South Western Sydney Local Health District employees receive discounted Gym Membership/Corporate Wellbeing Programs, including Fitness Passport.

Transforming Your Experience

Transforming Your Experience (TYE) is SWSLHDs key strategy to always positively transform your, our patients, our consumers, our staffs and our communities experiences across our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.

To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

At South Western Sydney Local Health District we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, where we don’t just accept differences but we honour and support it. Committed to providing a working environment that thrives and values diversity, we encourage people of ⚫️ 🔴 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander ⚫️ 🔴 background, people with a disability and people from the LGBTQI+ community to apply.

SWSLHD is committed to driving a child safe culture that upholds children and young people’s rights. We strive to ensure children and young people feel safe, supported and included in their care. Existing staff of SWSLHD and those seeking employment are required to take the safety, welfare and wellbeing of children and young people seriously while taking action to keep them safe from harm and abuse.

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