Isolation Centre Support Worker

Kenora, ON

WAASEGIIZHIG Nanaandawe'iyewigamig  --Isolation Centre Support Worker (Multiple FTE/PTE Contract positions)

We provide client-centered, wholistic primary health care through an interprofessional, team-based model of care. Services comprise a range of options including prevention, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment based on traditional and contemporary models of care, using wholistic health and community development concepts.


This position works as part of a team to support supports persons who have no other place to isolate while awaiting results of a COVID test, or after testing positive for COVID. The positions are part of the Waterview Isolation Centre team and support the Isolation Centre within a 24/7 operating environment.


NOTE: traditional practices involve burning sacred medicines including tobacco, sweetgrass, sage and cedar within the work setting.


QUALIFICATIONS:
• OSSD or equivalent training and experience;
• personal experience and understanding of traditional Anishinaabe culture, values, and healing practices; experience working in an Anishinaabe organization and ability to understand and speak Anishinaabemowin a definite asset
• demonstrated understanding of wholistic health and well-being; personal experience or strong knowledge of the healing journey and abstinence from mind altering chemicals
• good knowledge of available resources, and experience working with at risk individuals and families an asset
• demonstrated oral and written communication skills (including computer skills); excellent interpersonal skills to deal effectively with a wide variety of people
• current criminal/vulnerable persons records check
• commitment to training relevant to job requirements
• positive attitude and capacity to act as a healthy lifestyle role model

LOCATION: Kenora, Ontario


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled


Please send resume with covering letter and three references, to:

Isolation Centre Support Worker
WAASEGIIZHIG NANAANDAWE'IYEWIGAMIG
P.O. Box 320,
Keewatin, Ontario
P0X 1C0
email:
pskead@wnhac.org
fax:
(807) 467-8341
phone:
(888) MYWNHAC ext 221

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, please note
only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

All Nations Health Partners

All Nations Health Partners

The All Nations Health Partners are a coalition of leaders in Indigenous and mainstream health services in the Kenora Region; comprised of fifteen local organizations working together to improve health care delivery to our communities. 

We are working to improve the health system to focus on people first and better serve the unique needs of our northern communities. We are developing a regionally specific, culturally appropriate and responsive health system for all nations. Our approach is collaborative and holistic, rooted in both traditional healing practices and the best aspects of the modern health system.

In 2019, the All Nations Health Partners became one of the first Ontario Health Teams furthering the development of a seamless, patient-centered health system. 

There are employment opportunities among the partner organizations in healthcare, allied health, administration, social services, family and specialist physicians and more! You will gain extensive experience working with dynamic and collegial professionals. Join us and find your work-life balance in Kenora, Ontario!

 

 

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