Position: Community Health Facilitator – Wiisocotatiwin/Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
Job Posting No: 2019-39
Date: August 2, 2019
Closing Date: August 18, 2019
Status: Full-Time, Permanent
Department: Community Services
Reports to: Program Manager – Wiisocotatiwin/Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
Hours of Work: *Monday – Friday: 845am-5pm
*These hours can vary depending on operational requirements of the program
This Program works within an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Model and utilizes the Housing First Principles from a social justice orientation which includes harm reduction, pro-choice, social determinants of health, human rights, social development, population health, health equality and trauma informed, client centered practice.
The Community Health Facilitator – Wiisocotatiwin/Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)) has responsibility for coordinating and facilitating all aspects of client service delivery beginning with intake and continuing throughout a participant’s involvement. The Facilitator has direct involvement in the intake process and ensures that new clients are able to access the team resources that will best meet their needs.
Post-Secondary degree or diploma in Health, Social Services, Community Development or related field
Skills, Expertise and Experience
Minimum of five years client service experience in community development, health or social services, preferably in a community setting
Minimum of three (3) years working in/with an interdisciplinary team
Excellent organizational and facilitation skills
Proven knowledge and ability in critical thinking, decision-making, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
Focus on Results
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and focus work-related activities to effectively and efficiently achieve goals and produce expected results/outcomes
Alignment with Organizational Values
Commitment to the principles that guide Mount Carmel Clinic, as reflected in the history, vision, mission and values
Commitment to Reconciliation
Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture and traditions and the impact of colonization on the health and well-being of Indigenous individuals and families
Interdisciplinary Team, Collaboration
Proven ability to work within an interdisciplinary team environment with respect, professionalism, cooperation, sensitivity and cultural awareness
Strong knowledge, commitment and demonstrated ability to apply diversity, equity, cultural safety, pro-choice, social determinants of health, population health, harm reduction, trauma-informed and community development principles in all aspects of the work.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in the use of computer systems
Knowledge and/or experience in the use of electronic medical records
All positions are subject to Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks. Applicants may be required to undergo testing to determine the knowledge, skill and ability required for position.
Mount Carmel Clinic is committed to equity and inclusion and has undertaken to increase responsiveness to Indigenous people by promoting a workforce that is representative of the participants and communities we serve. We encourage applications from Indigenous persons, those with lived experience and members of equity-seeking groups. Applicants are encouraged to self-declare in their application.
Please submit Application Form or cover letter and resume, quoting job posting #2019-39 to:
Mount Carmel Clinic
886 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R2W 5L4
Fax # (204) 582-4733