Amanii Txa’niis gyet (Brighter Futures Worker)

Kitsumkalum Health Centre

Brighter Futures Worker

Kitsumkalum Health Centre
Amanii Txa’niis gyet

Kitsumkalum Health Centre is looking for a highly motivated Amanii Txa’niis gyet (Brighter Futures Worker) to join their health team.

Position Title: Amanii Txa’niis gyet (Brighter Futures Worker)

Reporting To: Kitsumkalum Health Director Posting Date: Nov 30, 2017 Closing Date: Posted until filled
Wage: $19.00 an hour
Term: Full: Full Time 35 hours a week

Purpose of the job:
The Amanii Txa’niis gyet (Brighter Futures Worker) is responsible for providing advocacy, day-to-day home visits, and support to Kitsumkalum Community Members.

Role and Responsibilities:
Using a holistic approach to support community members through the 5 components of the program; Mental Health, Child Development, Parenting, Healthy Babies and Injury Preventions. Work Collaboratively with Kitsumkalum Social Services/Kitsumkalum Health Centre Advocate and support Kitsumkalum Community Members accessing services, assisting with Patient Travel, One to one client support and Home visits. Delivering a culturally sensitive manner to support parents/care givers to develop their parenting skills. Engaging with youth, community members and elders to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of the program, including the preparation for activities utilizing a home visting approach.

Knowledge and Skills Required
Social Work Certificate or equivalent
Satisfactory Criminal Record Search
Class 5 BC driver’s license and reliable transportation with business insurance
Valid First Aide Certificate and CPR
Food Safe Certificate
Knowledge of First Nations culture and traditions
Ability to set and maintain professional boundaries. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to work independently/as part of a team, prioritize the workload, keep professional judgment, empathy, tact, and integrity Must be flexible, adaptable and able to accept change as the program evolves Possess strong Leadership Skills

Submit Cover Letter 2 Reference Letters and Resume to: 
Kitsumkalum Health Centre 
Mail: PO Box 544 Terrace BC, V8G 4B5 

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