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Health Promoters Central/Southern (x3)

Family Planning is looking for 3 Health Promoters to join our Central/Southern Health Promotion team.  

  • Exciting opportunity to contribute to the work of Family Planning 
  • Our Vision - Equity, Access, and Choice
  • Leading provider of sexual and reproductive health services

Family Planning’s Health Promotion services are located throughout New Zealand. We are focused on ensuring our services are located in areas of high need and are accessible for rangatahi Māori and young people. In these roles you can contribute to the fantastic work of Family Planning and be part of making a difference within our communities and for the people of Aotearoa.

ABOUT THE ROLES

We have 3 permanent part-time roles available in our Health Promotion team.  

  • Wellington/Kapiti Coast: 32 hours per week    
  • Wellington/Blenheim: 24 hours per week
  • Dunedin: 24 hours per week

The first 2 roles are based in our National Office in Wellington, while the Dunedin role will be located in the local clinic. For all roles, regular travel will be required across the area covered by the role.     

These roles require Health Promoters who are passionate about sexual health, healthy relationships, and equity. We are looking for people who are able to work cross-culturally to connect with the community and establish key relationships in order to promote and advance sexual and reproductive health through the delivery and facilitation of programmes.    

To be considered for these roles you will ideally have:

  • Experience of teaching, training, and facilitation in health promotion or youth work contexts
  • Knowledge and skills around health literacy principles
  • Experience connecting and working with diverse parts of the community
  • A strong commitment to comprehensive relationship and sexuality education and health promotion
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi principles
  • Cultural competence and a commitment to developing and maintaining relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders
  • A desire to be innovative and work collaboratively with clinical and other key services
  • A full clean drivers licence and use of own registered and warranted motor vehicle.

ABOUT OUR WORK

Family Planning is New Zealand’s leading sexual and reproductive health organisation. We believe people should have access to quality services and information so they can make informed choices about their sexual and reproductive health.

Working for Family Planning will offer you an exciting and challenging work environment. You will have access to a range of staff benefits, along with recognition and development opportunities. As a large NGO Family Planning can support you to make your personal passions the centre of your career.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Family Planning has a commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi. We are an EEO employer and a registered charity.

Applications close: 5pm, Sunday 16 August 2020.

Download an application form (word) 

Download a job description (PDF)

TO APPLY: Please email your completed application form, CV and cover letter telling us which role you are interested in applying for to: recruitment@familyplanning.org.nz

 

Family Planning has clinics located throughout New Zealand. Use the clinic finder to find your nearest clinic.

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