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Job Opportunity August 2023: Community Wellness Worker

Location: Fishing Lake First Nation Chamkun Health Centre

Term: Full-time

Salary: TBD

Dated: August 7, 2023


Position Summary: The Community Wellness Worker will be responsible for delivering the BHC-Building Healthy Communities program within the First Nation Community. The CWW's main objective is to develop, coordinate and facilitate the delivery of wellness workshops and other related events/programming intended to increase knowledge about mental health issues. She/he will provide support to projects that implement the Aboriginal Healing and Wellness strategy by promoting healthy lifestyles through culture-based programming and healing. The CWW will also work closely with all health Professions and Program Heads within the Centre.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop a supportive rapport and provide ongoing liaison services to clients and their families.

  • Ability to perform health promotion activities in the area of mental health, addictions, and family violence and its impact on physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional health.

  • Knowledge of physical, psychological, and social effects of addictions, mental health/mental health disorders, family violence, and Suicide Prevention.

  • Provide referral services for clients

  • Knowledge of and ability to network resources within and outside the Regional Health and Social Services Authority to ensure support for clients and their families.

  • An understanding of the cultural and social issues in the community

  • To promote Indigenous Culture-Based Family Healing

  • To support the development of Healing Circles and Peer Support Groups

  • Attend regular interagency meetings associated with Mental Wellness

  • Plan, implement and critically evaluate BHC Work Plan and budget for ISC.

  • Consult, report, and work closely with all the Health Professions in the Health Centre.

  • Perform other duties if required.

Education/ Experience

  • A minimum diploma in Health or Human Services from an accredited University or College And/or equivalent 3-5 years’ work experience in the relevant area.

  • Knowledge and experience in community-based program services delivery

  • Experience in dealing with Indigenous Family dynamics and Indigenous Communities.

  • Knowledge of Indigenous Culture, Traditions, and Saulteaux Language will be considered an asset

  • Demonstrate excellent administrative skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Valid Criminal and Vulnerable Sector Check

  • Valid Class 5 license and acquire a reliable vehicle

Key Competencies

  • Skilled in implementing Educational and Prevention Programs

  • Acquiring or Knowledgeable in Health Resources and Health Education

  • Basis office skills: Typing, computer skills, photocopying, record keeping, data compilation, report preparation, filing, and chairing skills

  • Sensitivity to Client’s Needs, High Standard of Ethics, and confidentiality


Chamkun Health Centre invites all that are interested and qualified Applicants to submit a letter of Interest and Resume, Attention FLFN Health Director, by mail: Box 9 Kylemore, Sk, by email: flhealthdirector@hotmail.com or directly marked confidential by August 21,2023.


We thank all those who apply, but only those who meet the requirements will be contacted for an

Interview.


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