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Health Promotion Advisor - Cervical Screening

Health Promotion Advisor – Cervical Screening

Population health

Wakari Hospital, Dunedin


  • Fixed term, part time 0.8 FTE (32 Hours per week)
  • Parental leave cover until 15 July 2022


The Southern DHB Population Service currently have a vacancy best suited to applicants with experience in Heath Promotion or Education. If you have a good sense of humour, welcome diversity, and are a team player then this could be the opportunity you are looking for! This position best suits someone with a good sense of humour, and a high level of resilience. 


About you

You will have the confidence to discuss Cervical Screening, Breast Screening and HPV. Possess excellent interpersonal skills with a sound understanding of equity within the New Zealand context. You will also have excellent computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.


In this role you will work autonomously and as part of a team. You will be competent with planning and implementation with good communication skills and the ability to support and educate.


As this role is reliant on self-motivated you will have strong time management and organisational skills, you will be able to work independently, problem solve and use your initiative. skills along with outstanding communication skills and be computer literate.


You need to be able to travel throughout the Southern District and hold a full clean driver licence.


About Southern DHB

Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like minded people to help us continue providing for our community.


Why Dunedin?

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it’s surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out https://careers.southernhealth.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your family.


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Do you currently work for Southern DHB? If so, please apply for this role via the internal careers site.

Closing Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021

Due to the fast-paced nature of the DHB, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.


For further information please contact Theonette Ramsden, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email: theonette.ramsden@southerndhb.govt.nz


Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)


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