0.8 FTE (64 Hours per Fortnight)
We are seeking a Public Health Advisor to join the dedicated Public Health team. 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, collaboration and public health communications to address the determinants of health and reduce inequities, particularly for Māori.
This role supports the Taranaki District Health Board vision, “Taranaki, together a healthy community – Taranaki Whanui he rohe oranga.”
A sound working knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi is essential.
Ideally, you will have experience in using or knowledge of equity tools, such as the Health Equity Assessment Tool and Health Impact Assessment, along with experience in working collaboratively as part of intersectoral groups towards shared objectives, and public health communications.
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.
We can offer you unique and varied work, a collaborative working environment, a fresh way of thinking and a great lifestyle living in Taranaki. If this sounds like you and could see yourself contributing to our community with your skills and expertise, we would love to hear from you!
Taranaki is has a population of approximately 120,000 people with the opportunity to live in mid-size and smaller towns, or in a rural or semi-rural setting. The region offers a fantastic lifestyle, with quality schools, strong community spirit, great beaches, world-class tramping and coastal cycling. Definitely, a great place for a good work/life balance. For more information about Taranaki click on the link below:
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For further information please contact Sara Knowles, Senior Public Health Advisor, email@example.com
Applications Close 14 March 2021.