Indigenous Health Engagement & Communication Coordinator (Lakeshore General Hospital) – Opportunity

Position Title:                          Indigenous Health Engagement & Communication Coordinator
Facility/ Site/ Location:       Lakeshore General Hospital, Ashern, Manitoba
FTE:                                             1.0
Hours of Work:                       37.5 per week
Wage/ Salary:                          Based on experience

Position Summary:

This position is in partnership with the Interlake Eastern Regional Health Authority (IERHA). The duties are to provide a comprehensive service to Indigenous patients/ residents of the Interlake-Eastern RHA, assisting them while in hospital receiving subsequent care, with major emphasis given to language and cultural differences; interpreting and facilitating health education for clients and cultural awareness for all staff; acting as a liaison and advocate between Indigenous people and staff. Travel to various sites within the Interlake-Eastern RHA is required.

The position of Indigenous Health Engagement and Communication Coordinator functions in a manner consistent with, and supports the mission, vision and values of the Interlake Reserves Tribal Council and Interlake – Eastern Regional Health Authority.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Post-secondary education, Health Care Aide certificate, or other related education an asset
  • Must be able to provide Criminal Record check with Vulnerable Sector and Adult & Child Abuse Registry checks
  • Knowledge, sensitivity and awareness of the history, culture and unique needs of the Aboriginal population
  • Ability to accurately translate and speak English and Ojibway/ Cree is an asset
  • Experience in the Healthcare setting an asset
  • Good understanding of medical terminology an asset
  • Counseling or mediation training would be an asset
  • Ability to inter-relate constructively with staff, physicians, patients, residents and their families
  • Knowledge of provincial and federal services/policies i.e.: Indigenous Services of Canada (NIHB), (NPTP)
  • Basic knowledge and experience in computers
  • Exceptional organizational problem-solving skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Completes and maintains a satisfactory pre-employment security check
  • Satisfactory employment record
  • Valid driver’s license is mandatory and access to a vehicle is required
  • Ability to travel

Please provide a cover letter, resume and two (2) written reference letters (preferably from present and past employers) to:
Donna Hall, Program Administrative Officer no later than 4:30 pm, Friday, June 11, 2021
Fax: (204) 942-8840
Email: hr@irtc.ca

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. No phone calls will be accepted. Preference will be given to Indigenous people and applicants are asked to self-declare in their cover letter or resume. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.

Jordan’s Principle Case Manager – Employment Opportunity

JOB TITLE:              Jordan’s Principle Case Manager
LOCATION:             IRTC Sub-Office, Headingley, MB
SALARY:                   Based on experience
START DATE:         Immediately

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Under the direction and supervision of the Jordan’s Principle Service Coordinator, the Jordan’s Principle Case Manager will be responsible for the following duties and roles:

  • Provide one to one case management services
  • Consult with other service providers (nurses, doctors, education, mental health, psychologists) for integrated case plans and treatment plans, as well as culturally appropriate holistic plan(s) of
  • Develop policies, strategies, procedures and program evaluation
  • Provide specialized case management and community outreach with Jordan’s Principle staff and partners ensuring all children identified with health needs receive services when off
  • Complete full needs assessments on children to determine required services

QUALIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in Social Services or Nursing, Health, Social Sciences, Human Services or Equivalent
  • Minimum 5 year’s experience working with First Nation families, children and communities
  • Knowledge of community resources on and off reserve available to clients and their families
  • Strong conflict resolution skills, an understanding, sensitivity, and cultural safety and awareness of the social and cultural history of Indigenous people
  • Valid emergency First Aid/CPR certification
  • Strong advocacy skills to advocate on behalf of families/clients
  • Ability to use tact and good judgement in dealing with sensitive and complex issues
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a multi service team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential
  • Expertise with case management and the development of integrated case plans
  • Knowledge and experience working with children with special needs
  • Must have a class 5 drivers license, reliable vehicle and ability to travel

Please provide a cover letter, resume and three (3) written reference letters (preferably from present and recent employers) to:
Donna Hall, Program Administrative Officer no later than 4:30 pm, May 11, 2021
Fax: (204) 942-8840
Email: donnahall@irtc.ca

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. No phone calls will be accepted. Preference will be given to Indigenous people and applicants are asked to self-declare in their cover letter or resume. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.

Land Based Coordinator (Little Saskatchewan First Nation) – External Opportunity

DESCRIPTION:
Reporting to the Jordan’s Principle Case Manager, the Jordan’s Principle Land Based Coordinator will facilitate and coordinate Land Based programs and events for all families and children receiving services under Jordan’s Principle.

The Jordan’s Principle Land Based Coordinator is responsible to ensure the highest standards in programming and delivery are maintained for children of Little Saskatchewan First Nation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• A college certificate in a related discipline and/ or Grade 12 Diploma with practical knowledge of land based traditions
• Experience in program coordination and program planning
• Excellent written and communication skills
• Knowledge of working with First Nations communities
• Understanding of issues specific to First Nations
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment
• Must be available to work flexible hours
• Clear Criminal Record check and Child Abuse Registry check mandatory
• Class 5 Manitoba driver’s license and own vehicle required
• Computer skills essential

Please email your cover letter and resume by 12:00 pm Friday, April 23, 2021 to:
Case Manager
Little Saskatchewan Jordan’s Principle
Little Saskatchewan First Nation
1 Sawchuk Road
casemanager@lsfnjp.ca

We thank all that apply only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Wellness Coordinator/ Assistant Case Manager (Little Saskatchewan First Nation) – Opportunity

JOB TITLE: Wellness Coordinator/ Assistant Case Manager

DESCRIPTION:
Under the direction and supervision of Jordan’s Principle Case Manager, the Jordan’s Principle Wellness Coordinator/ Assistant Case Manager will be responsible for focusing on intervention and prevention strategies and will support children and families by providing information regarding mental health, well-being and provide opportunities to access support services regarding mental health.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BSW and/or Counselling Degree in a related discipline from a credible post-secondary institution. Or a certificate in counselling and five years-experience
  • Experience in working with mental health, counselling, and case management
  • Knowledgeable of current principles and practices in mental health
  • Familiar with mental health resources including at the community level
  • Comprehensive understanding of Jordan’s Principle and what services are provided
  • Ability to create and facilitate workshops related to Jordan’s Principle
  • Develop and provide culturally appropriate services for families/ children under Jordan’s Principle
  • Knowledgeable of working with First Nations and understanding of issues specific to First Nations
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Clear Criminal Record check and Child Abuse Registry check mandatory
  • Class 5 Manitoba driver’s licence and own vehicle required
  • Computer skills essential

Please email your cover letter and resume by 12:00 pm, Friday, April 23, 2021 to:
Case Manager
Little Saskatchewan Jordan’s Principle
Little Saskatchewan First Nation
1 Sawchuk Road