Health Promotion Advisor – Community Oral Health

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
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  • Location: Otago
  • Date Advertised: 06-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/CA0ZNF
  • Job Title: Health Promotion Advisor – Community Oral Health
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Community Oral Health


  • Part-time 0.6FTE (24 hours per week) fixed-term till Tuesday, 25 August 2020

About us

We offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going personal and professional development. You will be part of a dedicated team implementing prevention strategies in our community.

About the opportunity

You will be required to travel throughout the Otago region and engage with community groups. You will need to demonstrate exceptional communication skills, allowing you to liaise and engage with a diverse range of people from a variety of different cultures and communities.In addition the role includes oral health advice and dissemination of resources to other agencies and groups. This position is based in Dunedin.

About you

You will need to have a good understanding of the principles of health promotion, be able to undertake health needs assessments, planning, implementing and evaluating projects to promote health improvement. There is a significant administrative component to this role so it is essential that you are computer literate, have strong attention to detail and excellent time management. It is essential that you have a full clean driver’s license.

Why Southern?

Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move! The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing, skiing, hunting or fishing, theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out for what the region – and we – can offer you and your whanau.

Closing date: Sunday, 22 March 2020.

Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time.

For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or email:

Children’s Act 2014

Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for.

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: