Health education/health promotion officers are involved in the planning and carrying out of policies, as well as education and training, publicity and information, research and evaluation and developing initiatives to promote good health and prevent disease.
Degree (in the field of biological social or behavioural sciences) and/or professional qualification and experience in such fields as nursing, health visiting, teaching, environmental health, social work or medicine, or a relevant Masters degree.
One-year full-time post-graduate Diploma in Health Education.
Health Education Authority,
30 Great Peter St,
London SW1P 2HW.
Tel: 0171 222 5300
fax: 0171 413 8900.
Society of Health Education and Health Promotion Officers,
12/22 Linenhall Street,
Belfast BT2 8BS.