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Health Promotion Coordinator - Community Partnerships

DPV Health
  • Part Time (0.5 EFT)
  • Fixed Term 12 months

Are you passionate about community voice, partnerships and community outcomes? Are you looking to make an impact and drive positive change through building healthy and sustainable networks and communities?

Your New Organisation

DPV Health is a leading healthcare services provider operating out of Melbourne’s Northern growth corridor. Our professional staff deliver a wide variety of clinical, community health and wellbeing services.

At DPV Health we pride ourselves on being inclusive and celebrating the diversity of all people within our communities. We are passionate about supporting people to lead safe and healthy lives. We are dedicated to working with women, culturally diverse communities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, disabled, LGBTIQ and youth.

A little about the role

The Health Promotion Coordinator (HPC) focuses on Diversity and Social Inclusion priority of the Integrated Health Promotion Program and reports to the Team Leader, Population Health. The position is a fixed contract until 30 June 2021. 

A key focus of the position will be to:

  • Establish and facilitate recruitment and training program for community champions and build trusted partnerships with local stakeholders to plan for prevention at scale
  • Lead and support community partnership building to strengthen the reach in promoting health promotion messages and service access to diverse communities.

In this position, you will be required to build sustainable partnerships with local community and partner organisations to tailor health promotion initiatives to improve their impact and improve service access. You will be provided with guidance, resources, flexibility and support to explore new methodologies to deliver innovative and impactful projects in health promotion and prevention with a strength-based approach.

About you

  • You have relevant qualifications and demonstrated experience in health promotion and coordination of projects with a range of stakeholders within the health and community sectors
  • You are passionate about community engagement, health promotion and prevention and driven to improve outcomes in these areas
  • You are dedicated and determined to change community behaviours, opinions and attitudes through the use of a strength-based approach

You will also have:

  • Excellent team skills, facilitation and interpersonal skills and ability to lead projects.
  • A flexible nature and open minded with an interest in innovation and challenging the status quo.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work harmoniously and cooperatively within a team.
  • A hands-on approach to building and implementing projects.

 About the perks

  • Salary Packaging – part of your wage is paid tax free each pay, saving thousands in tax each year!
  • Work-Life Balance – we understand that work-life balance is important and accommodate flexibility for team members wherever possible.
  • Health and Wellbeing – we promote health and wellbeing for our people, just like we would for the communities we serve. We provide flu vaccinations on site free of cost, and confidential counselling services just to name a few.
  • Professional Development – with access to modern, digital eLearning you’ll have flexibility of course timing with access to shorter, more customised content. Accompanied by face to face training, your continual professional development is always at the top of our priority list.

The fine print

  • Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Check, hold a valid WWCC and Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check
  • Full driver license and travel between sites will be required
  • You may be asked to either provide or register for a Medicare and MBS provider number and agree to donate the total amount from this work to DPV Health

DPV Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring we have an inclusive, diverse and safe workplace for our staff and clients. To us diversity means people of any age, family situation, cultural and linguistic background, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical sex characteristics, ability or disability, health, life experience, socio-economic situation, faith, spirituality and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background. We encourage all individuals to apply.

For further enquires contact: Neela Konara, Team Leader Population Health, Neela.konara@dpvhealth.org.au, using the subject line: Health Promotion Coordinator - Community Partnerships enquiry via EthicalJobs.

If this role sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Click Apply now.

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