F/T Life Long Care Support Worker ID: 60682

Deadline Date: 2019/08/23

Location: Kenora 

Ne-Chee Friendship Centre requires a F/T Life Long Care Support Worker The Life Long Care Support Worker is responsible to the policies and directions as determined by the Board of Directors of the Friendship Centre and under the direct daily supervision of the Human Resources Manager. The Life Long Care Support Worker is responsible for the development & delivery of culturally appropriate community support services to meet the needs of Indigenous seniors, as well as Indigenous persons who are chronically ill or disabled.

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Provide and or arrange transportation for medical appointments
Plan, shop and facilitate social gatherings and outings
Perform friendly visits and security checks 
Participate on local long-term care community committees to ensure Indigenous representation and advocacy 
Ensure access to medical and Indigenous language translation
Conduct ongoing community consultations and needs assessment related to community-based service and long-term care needs
Post-secondary degree or diploma in social, health, or human services; or relevant accredited training combined with related work experience
Previous experience working with Indigenous persons and community organizations
Knowledge of social, cognitive, physical & cultural needs of Indigenous people
Practical knowledge of Indigenous values, traditions and practices
Positive attitude & demonstrated capacity to act as a healthy lifestyle role model
Ability to speak Ojibway, Cree or Oji-Cree is a definite asset 
Excellent communication skills, both verbal & written 
Working knowledge of computer programs and applicable uses
Valid drivers license & access to a reliable vehicle is required 
Must possess current First Aid / CPR certification or able to be certified
 * A Current Vulnerable Persons Check will be required upon offer of employment
SALARY: $50,000 Annually
Comprehensive benefit package including a pension plan
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How To Apply:
  DEADLINE: Friday August 23, 2019  4:30 p.m.
Please submit your resume along with a cover letter & three references to:
Ne-Chee Friendship Centre P.O. Box 241, 326 2nd Street South, Kenora, ON P9N 3X3
Fax: (807) 468-5340
E-Mail: reception@nechee.org
We wish to thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be acknowledged. Applications that do not include cover letter, resume and references will not be considered.

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