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Health Promotion Officers assist health and community groups to improve the health of individuals and the community by raising awareness of healthy lifestyles, disease and disability, and other health-related issues.


  • develops communication objectives in relation to health issues
  • identifies the audience most at need or risk and establishes the most appropriate method to reach that audience
  • prepares publicity and or presentations on health issues
  • sets up displays on health issues
  • gives presentations to community groups on health issues to increase public awareness
  • writes material to assist in the promotion of health issues
  • undertakes research to make sure that data is correct and current
  • may work in conjunction with other organisations or government departments.


  • requires driving.

To become a Health Promotion Officer

Skills employers are looking for

  • Health Promotion Programmes

  • Diabetes Diagnosis / Treatment

  • Communication Skills

  • Planning

  • Public Health and Safety

  • Teamwork / Collaboration

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