Health Promoter wanted!

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Health Promoter wanted!

7 Feb, 2018

Are you looking for a health promotion role that will allow you to make a real difference? Do you have the skills and drive to change lives? Join the Mental Health Foundation and use your skills, knowledge and creative flair to contribute towards a better Aotearoa.

  • Health promotion to improve mental health and wellbeing for all, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific
  • Make a positive difference with communities
  • Provide specialised training for workplaces on mental wellbeing that is responsive to diverse learning styles.

The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand is the only national population health focused mental health charity in Aotearoa. We work to ensure that at population level, communities have access to support and resources to allow them to feel good, function well and sustain their mental health.

We have an amazing challenge for you: use your health promotion and programme design and delivery skills and expertise to improve mental health and wellbeing across a range of work and community settings in Aotearoa. You will have:

  • 5+ years leading, developing and implementing public health promotion and/or community engagement programmes and projects
  • Understanding of population health, health promotion and public health
  • Experience designing, facilitating and presenting training and workshops to a range of workplaces (businesses, Government departments and community groups)
  • Project and budget management experience
  • Fantastic relationship management and engagement skills
  • Experience working with all cultures, particularly Māori and Pacific
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

If this sounds like a role you would enjoy, we’d love to hear from you. This role sits within the Mental Health Foundation’s Community Engagement team and reports to the Community Engagement Manager. The salary will be commensurate with the successful candidate's skills and experience for the role. The Mental Health Foundation actively promotes the articles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We value the expertise of people with experience of mental illness – tangata whai ora – and we are an EEO employer.

Please email human_resources@mentalhealth.org.nz using the subject line "HPCE" for a copy of the job description, person specification and application form. If you're interested in the role please send your completed application form, CV and cover letter. Please do not apply through SEEK for this role.