Reporting to the Healthy Communities Manager, the Health Promoter works in collaboration with the Healthy Communities Team to ensure policies and programs are planned and implemented towards improved population health and reduced health inequities in a way that addresses local population health needs.
The Health Promoter works with community partners across multiple levels to take action and advocate for policy and system change to create supportive social, economic, and physical environments that protect and promote health.
The Health Promoter focuses on upstream determinants and applies comprehensive, evidence informed strategies.
The Health Promoter provides leadership and advanced knowledge in health promotion and community development theory and practice to promote and support the development of policies and physical, social and built environments to reduce health inequities, address the determinants of health, and prevent chronic disease and injury.
The Health Promoter uses health promotion approaches which support empowerment, participation, partnerships and equity to perform their work in healthy public policy, community development and mobilization.
The Health Promoter shares a core set of public health attitudes and values, applies public health core competencies to all of his / her work and is accountable to provide competent, safe and ethical professional practice.
The Health Promoter exhibits sound professional judgment and initiative while working within the mission, vision and strategic directions of the Nova Scotia Health Authority.
sector partnerships; and gathering and analyzing information to identify public health issues
Hours of Work
Long Assignment Full-Time Position; 70 hours bi-weekly
With an approximate date of November 5, 2018 and an expected end date of November 1, 2019
These are anticipated dates and are subject to change