Company: Kitsumkalum Health Centre
Position: Amanii Txa’niis gyet (Brighter Futures)
Reports directly to: Kitsumkalum Health Director
Posting Date: April.19th, 2024
Hours: Full time, 35 hours a week
Wage: $19.00 an hour
Posted until filled

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/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 visiting approach & Client Transportation.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
• Social work certificate or equivalent
• Satisfactory criminal record search
• Class 5 BC driver’s license
• Valid first aid certificate, c.p.r. and food safe certificate
• Community resources knowledge, maintain and respect confidentiality
• Knowledge of case management, wrap around service and strong advocacy skills
• Facilitation skills and assessment knowledge
• Planning/organizing skills – Prioritize the workload, activities, use of time efficiently, develop yearly workplans, monthly and yearly reporting
• Computer skills using Microsoft office suite, Excel, Access power point and Publisher
• Knowledge of First nations culture and traditions
• Ability to set and maintain professional boundaries, maintain professional judgement, empathy and integrity
• Ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Must be flexible, adaptable and able to accept change as the program evolves

Submit Cover Letter, 2 Reference Letters and Resume to:
Kitsumkalum Health Centre