Athabasca Health Authority

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

FAMILY HEALTH WORKER FOR BLACK LAKE, SK

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FOR THE POSITION OF A FULL TIME FAMILY HEALTH WORKER FOR THE ATHABASCA HEALTH AUTHORITY COMMUNITY OF BLACK LAKE.

GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITY:
Under the supervision of the Director of Community Services, the Family Health Worker will provide integrated and comprehensive services to children and families within the Athabasca Basin. The Family Health Worker is responsible for a variety of functions including on-going intensive support services, primarily through home visits to assigned families, prenatal and/or pregnant woman.

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Early Childhood Development Certificate or Diploma is preferred. Other related education and/or experience will be considered.

· Ability to speak Dene considered an asset.

· Knowledge of cultural values and practices within the communities.

· Positive attitude.

· Knowledge of child development and family dynamics.

· Awareness of challenges common to high-risk families.

· Valid Class 5 driver’s license.

· Clear Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Search.

OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION:

· Starting wage, depending on education, training and qualifications

· Located in Black Lake. Housing is not provided.

· Working hours 08:30 am – 05:00 pm Monday to Friday.

Individuals interested in applying for this position should forward their resume and a cover letter with (3) references – (1) must be from your current / most recent employer. And, original copies of the following: Criminal Record Check to:

Human Resources Office

Athabasca Health Authority

P.O Box 124

Black Lake, SK S0J 0H0

Ph: 306-439-2627

Fax: 306-439-4825

Deadline is: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 @ 4:00pm

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Benefits:

  • Company Pension
  • Dental Care
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Extended Health Care
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vision Care

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • hospice: 1 year (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No
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