Part Time Diabetes Wellness Worker – Eastern Region

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Part Time Diabetes Wellness Worker – Eastern Region

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date August 13, 2020
Type Full Time
Company Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle
Location Thorold, ON
Category Medical / Health
Client Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle
Contact Information
[email protected]

JOB POSTING

Part Time Diabetes Wellness Worker – Eastern Region

Contract Position – 1 year

Position Summary: The Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle is currently accepting applications for a part-time position of Diabetes Wellness Worker to work in the Eastern Region that includes Peterborough, Kingston, Ottawa and surrounding area.

It will be the responsibility of the Part Time Diabetes Wellness Worker to support the Diabetes Wellness Worker for the Eastern Region in implementing the IDHC Regional Workplan.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum relevant College or University degree or equivalent
  • Knowledge of issues and concerns of Diabetes, knowledge of Diabetes Prevention, especially in the Indigenous population
  • Knowledge of Indigenous organizations, locally, provincially and nationally
  • Knowledge of the delivery of mainstream and Indigenous health care services
  • Established and proven record as a dependable and competent person, with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Basic knowledge of computer and cellphone operation
  • A solid grasp with software such as: Microsoft Office, in particular: word processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel), email (Outlook) and Power Point
  • Ability to work within a budget
  • Co-operative, conscientious, and reliable, with strong skills in planning and work organization
  • Ability to work independently with a minimal amount of supervision, but also be willing to work as a team player
  • Knowledge of Indigenous language, traditions and culture will be considered an asset
  • Experience and expertise with public speaking, presentations skills and workshop facilitation is a definite asset
  • Must provide CPIC

Under the guidance of the Diabetes Wellness Worker East, assist in following duties:

  • Virtually liaise with Indigenous people within the Eastern IDHC region; assist communities and organizations in developing and implementing diabetes prevention activities, with respect to and to complement existing services and established priorities
  • Identify appropriate resources and services, planning prevention and awareness strategies, and coordinating community and regional programs and events based on community needs to all stages of life (Infant through Elder)
  • Provide consistent, current and correct information pertaining to Indigenous diabetes
  • Facilitate virtual sessions on diabetes education, awareness, and prevention and on occasion make public presentations to large and small groups. Topics to include physical activity, healthy eating, stress management, teachings of overall wellness while respecting the culture and practices of the community and individuals being served
  • Coordinate presenters, Elders and to successfully plan, deliver and evaluate virtual events
  • Administrative duties as required

Standards of Performance:

  • Completion of duties as outlines in job description
  • Good conduct and standard or professionalism at work in representation of IDHC
  • Adhere to Policies and Procedures as set by the IDHC

Supervision: The Part Time Diabetes Wellness Worker, will be under the supervision of the Diabetes Wellness Worker East.

Location: Remote Office

Start Date: ASAP

Applicants are asked to submit a resume, cover letter and 3 letters of reference to the attention of:

Amanda Lipinski

3250 Schmon Parkway Unit 1B Thorold, ON L2V 4Y6

1-888-514-1370

Email: [email protected]

Fax: 1-866-352-0485

www.idhc.life

Accepting applications until: August 28th

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