Location: Fishing Lake First Nation Chamkun Health Centre
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.
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
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: email@example.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