Position:  Community Outreach Worker –  Wiisocotatiwin/Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
Classification: Community Outreach Worker
Job Posting No: #2019-63
Date:  October 31, 2019
Closing Date:  November 15, 2019
Status:  Full Time – Term, Ending March 31, 2020
Department:  Community Services
Reports to:  Program Manager – Wiisocotatiwin/Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
Hours of Work:  37.5 hours/week*
*Note: The hours of work for this position may vary based on the department’s operational requirements.

There are two (2) vacancies at this position

Due to the nature of this position; this competition will hold preference for Indigenous and Metis people.

Position Summary

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.

Functioning as part of a coordinated service delivery team, the Outreach Worker works proactively with new and existing clients, offering a range of support and recovery services, within an existing service plan and on an as-needed basis. The Outreach Worker is a relationship-builder and advocate and provides service in a non-judgmental and culturally appropriate manner, helping clients to build new skills and achieve their goals.

 

Salary

$41,967.90 – $49,625.55 *based on full time hours/year

 

Qualification

Education

Post-secondary education in health or social sciences

Valid Drivers’ License and access to a reliable vehicle

 

Service Delivery Skills, Expertise and Experience

Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in community, preferably with program target population

Experience providing outreach with hard to reach populations

 

Critical Skills

Proven knowledge and ability in relationship-building, 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 service 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

 

Indigenous Understanding

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

 

MCC Philosophies

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

 

Communication

Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in the use of computer systems

systems

 

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 #2019-63 to:

Human Resources

Mount Carmel Clinic

886 Main Street

Winnipeg, MB R2W 5L4

Fax # (204) 582-4733

employment@mountcarmel.ca