11 Oct 2017

Full-Time Health Promotion Coordinator

Youth Solutions – Posted by Tully BatesCampbelltown, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

Youth Work I Health Promotion I Drug & Alcohol Prevention

  • Permanent full time hours (35 hours per week)
  • Attractive remuneration
    • SCHADS Modern Award Level 5 + Superannuation, + Reimbursement for km travel + TIL system
    • Salary packaging options currently available, significantly increasing take home pay

Youth Solutions is a youth drug and alcohol prevention and health promotion non-government organisation focused on improving the health, wellbeing and resilience of our young people aged 12-25 years and the community in the Macarthur and Wingecarribee regions of NSW – www.youthsolutions.com.au

Role

Develop, implement and evaluate health promotion projects, with a focus on alcohol and other drug prevention. Key strategies will include:

  • Delivering health education and community development activities for young people, sector and other stakeholders
  • Coordinating various volunteer programs – may include Student Placement Program, Youth Advisory Group and/or Peer Educators
  • Coordinating the provision of brief advice and referral support to young people and the broader community
  • Coordinating capacity building and partnerships

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • Tertiary qualifications in health promotion / public health / health education / community development / related field
  • Ability to pass probity checks (Working with Children and National Police Check)
  • Holding and maintaining a valid driver’s licence and use of a comprehensively insured vehicle
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Must be able to demonstrate experience in:
    • Coordinating, developing and facilitating group education sessions / workshops and presentations
    • Working in and providing leadership to teams
    • Project planning, implementation, evaluation and dissemination of best practice interventions
    • Coordinating and conducting research projects
    • Producing high quality written communications (including writing reports and content for a variety of audiences)
    • Producing successful grant applications and/or submissions
    • Building and maintaining effective relationships and partnerships with a variety of stakeholders
    • Basic budget management
    • Administrative processes, including correspondence, minute taking, record keeping and a high level of computer literacy 
  • With a commitment to:
    • The theory and practical application of; health promotion, drug and alcohol prevention and early intervention, community development and youth work
    • Working with young people from diverse backgrounds, including marginalised and at risk groups
    • Understanding of issues that may impact on service delivery in relation to social disadvantage, Aboriginal and CALD communities
    • The changing needs of the organisation and community, use of new technologies and innovative practices
    • Service development through strategic planning and continuous quality improvement initiatives

DESIRABLE CRITERIA

  • Tertiary qualifications in alcohol and other drugs
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment
  • Current First Aid Certificate 

Youth Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply.

Successful applicants will pass probity checks, complete the induction and orientation program and participate in a performance management program including a 3 month probationary review.

To be considered applicants must submit a cover letter which addresses the essential and desirable criteria,

Plus attach a current resume, by 4pm, Monday 23 October 2017.

Email to: Geraldine Dean, CEO, Youth Solutions | geraldine@youthsolutions.com.au. Enquiries 02 4628 2319.

www.youthsolutions.com.au

Job Categories: Job Vacancies. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: NSW. Job expires in 4 days.

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