- Full Time
- Alcohol and Other Drugs, Health Promotion, Community Development, Project Management
- Not For Profit (NFP)
- Canberra & ACT
- Job posted on: 04 Dec 2019
- Applications close: 16 Dec 2019
The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working to stop the harm caused by alcohol.
Alcohol harm in Australia is significant. Nearly 6,000 lives are lost every year and more than 144,000 people are hospitalised making alcohol one of our nation’s greatest preventive health challenges. For more than a decade, FARE has been working with communities, governments, health professionals and police across the country to stop alcohol harm.
Health promotion is an integral part of FARE’s strategic plan to stop alcohol harm. FARE has a strong track record of delivering effective and innovative health promotion programs at national, state and local level.
Recent project grants awarded means that we are growing the health promotion team and seeking to employ a Health Promotion Officer to work within the health promotion team on a range of ACT-based projects.
The role involves responsibility for delivering key project outputs ranging from project development and implementation to evaluation and reporting. This is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated person who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.
The position reports to the Director, Policy, Research and Health Promotion.
Applicants must demonstrate the following:
Experience in using social media for health promotion or community engagement is desirable.
This is a 12 month contract position. Part-time would be considered.
Salary $65,000 - $75,000 subject to skills and experience.
Applicants will need to submit a cover letter of no more than 500 words indicating their suitability for the position, along with a CV.
For more information, call Susan Hickson on (02) 6122 8600.
Please submit your application by email to firstname.lastname@example.org: Health Promotion Officer application via EthicalJobs.
Please apply by Monday 16 December 2019.
The successful applicant will be able to access salary sacrificing options available to a health promotion charity. FARE is located in Deakin (ACT) and offers a friendly, collaborative work environment.