Vacancy Reference No. 921558
This is a Recruitment Pool for Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time and Casual appointments, with the possibility of extension(s) and/or permanency.
WA Health embraces diversity and is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service.
WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.
Eligibility to Apply: Pursuant of Section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984, the occupant of this position must be of Aboriginal descent.
Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.
Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.
This position is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at: https://workingwithchildren.wa.gov.au
Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur. Appointments may be made from this pool until 02/08/2021.
Position Profile: We are seeking to appoint a suitably experienced candidate to the position of Health Promotion Officer. In this role you will work in consultation with the Aboriginal community, the Aboriginal Health Team (AHT) and other health professionals to plan, implement and evaluate health promotion programs at a metropolitan wide level targeting Aboriginal children. You will also work with the Health Promotion Coordinator and AHT health promotion staff to ensure strategic alignment of programs and ensure practice is underpinned by Aboriginal ways of working, sound primary health care, population health and health promotion principles and priorities.
The Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS) treats children from around Western Australia, and is committed to programs that promote lifelong health in children and adolescents. CAHS is made up of Neonatology, Community Health, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and Perth Children’s Hospital.
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Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form (available online at www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au).
For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Anne D'Cruz D'Mello on 0405 724 171.
If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.
Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online (www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au). Please note, applicants must have a current, valid email address in order to apply online. This email address will be used for communication with applicants.
Your ability to meet the work related requirements will be assessed throughout the recruitment process. For your written application please provide the following:
- a statement addressing the selection criteria; and
- a current resume which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements.
These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.
CAHS values: To achieve our vision of healthy kids, healthy communities, CAHS is committed to providing a workplace culture that is driven and shaped by our values of Compassion, Collaboration, Equity, Respect, Excellence and Accountability. During the selection process you may be assessed on your ability to fulfil the responsibilities of this position in accordance with the values. If you have any questions regarding this, please contact the person named in this advert.
To apply for this vacancy now, please click here (or apply online at www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au).
Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.
LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.