Family Outreach Worker

By February 13, 2019 Partner Opportunities

ABOUT PBCNHS
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Health Services is an incorporated non-profit First Nations health organization delivering health programs in the communities of Pelican Narrows, Deschambault Lake, Southend and Sturgeon Landing. PBCN Health Services is committed to striving for excellence, innovation and strengthening community development in health delivery.
Position Overview and Responsibilities

PBCN Health Services is committed to the healthy development of families.  The role of the Family Outreach Worker is to promote the healthy growth and developments of children by supporting families in their homes during pregnancy and until children are 6 years old.   Reporting directly to the Health Director, the Family Outreach Worker is responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of the Family Outreach Program. Through in home visits and group activities The Family Outreach Coordinator is responsible to:

  • Organize and implement the Family Outreach Program as set out in the PBCN Family Outreach Strategy
  • Promote the health of prenatal mothers, infants and young children through modeling, education, skill development and support services
  • Perform screening and assessments as required
  • Implement strategies to promote the health of the unborn child
  • Demonstrate positive role model behavior for the children and their families
  • Maintain appropriate client records
  • Maintain strict confidentiality

Qualifications

  • Positive Role Model;
  • Effective Communication Skills;
  • Positive attitude;
  • Mature Adult;
  • Strong Organizational Skills;
  • Minimum grade 10 or equivalent education;
  • Ability to speak Cree is an asset;

Preference will be given to those who have:

* Experience in working with Pre/Post Natal women and/or high risk families;
* Experience in working with infants, families and/or prenatal mothers;
* Experience working with Special Needs Children and their families;

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and as a team player;
  • Current Satisfactory Criminal Record Clearance & Vulnerable Sector Check;
  • Class 5 Driver’s License
Benefits
Benefits:   PBCNHS offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package such as Extended Health Care.
How to Apply
Please send resumes and cover letters with professional references to:
Rose Michel, Health Director – rmichel@pbcnhs.ca
Angelique Canada Health Centre, Pelican Narrows, Saskatchewan
Telephone: (306) 632-2046 Fax: (306) 632-2141
* Only qualified individuals being considered will be contacted for an interview.
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