The George Gordon First Nation is currently in need of 1 full time and 1 part time Community Health Representatives therefore, we are seeking applications for these positions. The Community Health Representative is responsible for directing and overseeing the daily operations, develop, and administration of health programs that are community-base and/or mandatory programs as outlined in the Contribution Agreement delivered in the George Gordon First Nation. These programs include: Child Health Clinics (CHC), Children’s Oral Health Initiative (COHI), Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI) including assistance with Discovery of Diabetics Clinics & Education Programs (DODC), Canada Pre-Natal Nutrition Program (CPNP), Family Wellness Initiatives and any additional community health based initiatives as directed.
- Organize, facilitate, and coordinate educational workshops in the community, related to CHC, COHI, ADI, CPNP, Family Wellness and any additional community based initiatives such as SGI- Safety & Awareness.
- Maintain a positive rapport and provide support to children, women, families, community and GGFN staff involved with CHC, COHI, ADI, CPNP, and Family Wellness.
- Conduct home visits and follow-up and aftercare services to client involved with CHC, COHI, ADI, CPNP and Family Wellness.
- Work with families obtaining health related consent form(s): Dental, Vision, Hearing, etc.
- Assist and support the GGFN Crisis & Emergency Response Team.
- Assist with and support any work done with the Accreditation process
- University degree in Indian Health Studies or a combination of relevant education and experience may be considered.
- Minimum of 5 years of direct work experience coordinating programs within the Health Services or Community Development.
- An asset to provide strong supportive skills to George Gordon First Nation band membership.
- Understanding George Gordon First Nation cultural beliefs and customs.
- Strong knowledge of community dynamics affecting health and wellness in George Gordon First Nation.
- Conduct regular home visits in George Gordon First Nation
- Experience coordinating educational workshops
- Knowledge of various policies with Health Canada, First Nation Inuit Health Branch, etc.
- Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Meticulous records maintenance skills.
- First Aid skills and/or certificates are considered assets.
- Adhere to the George Gordon Personnel Policy, at all times
Application Deadline: 12:00 PM, September 23rd, 2021
Forward cover letter, resume and three (3) references by fax or email to:
Email: email@example.com Fax: (306) 835-2036
Applicants will only be considered if all the required documentation is received by the closing date. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.