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Community Health Representative (CHR)

Date Posted: April 18, 2019, Closing Date: May 01, 2019

1 Year term- Full-Time sPay Rate: $16.30 – $16.89 per hour

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL

Reporting to the Community Health Nurse in Charge, the Community Health Representative (CHR) is responsible for developing and delivering health promotion and illness/injury prevention programs and services to the community and evaluating the effectiveness of the delivered services.  This is anticipated to be a 12 month Term contract to cover a maternity leave.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Providing healthy lifestyle information and education for promoting health and preventing illness by researching, developing, and delivering health promotion and illness prevention workshops and programming for all community members
  • Working in conjunction with and establishing and maintaining effective communication and good public relations with other First Nations, Public Health Units off territory and Health Canada’s designated Environmental Health Officer (EHO)  to organize, optimize and deliver relevant and corresponding health promotion and illness prevention information and programming
  • Working with community members of all ages
  • Developing ,contributing to, and carrying out program work plans/budgets and assessing the effectiveness of programs through surveys and evaluations
  • Assisting in the development and delivery of culturally appropriate resources and services
  • Ensuring that program products and services comply with health legislation, regulations, guidelines and standards
  • Acting as a liaison between community members and Health Canada representatives for Community Health concerns, investigations, and inspections

Education and Experience:

  • Graduate of a post-secondary Health program or equivalent with a minimum of 1 year experience in a Health field

 

Knowledge/Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of First Nations health concerns
  • Experience with computer programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and
  • Must be self-directed and have demonstrated organizational skills
  • Demonstrated effective problem solving, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a health care team;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers and clients

Successful Candidate will be asked to provide:

  • Clear vulnerable sector check; Current record of immunizations; Valid Class “G” Ontario Driver’s license; and current CPR/First Aid Certification.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, current staff or members of Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and Indigenous applicants will be given priority and are asked to self-identify

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:               May 1, 2019 @ 11:59 p.m.

IN PERSON OR BY MAIL:

R.R. #1, 24 Meadow Drive

Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory

K0K 1X0

BY PHONE OR FAX:

 

Phone: 613-396-3424

Fax: 613-396-3627

BY EMAIL: careers@mbq-tmt.org

 

Or Visit our Website: www.mbq-tmt.org

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.