Senior Advisor, Cultural Safety and Humility

First Nations Health Authority - West Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Inspectors in Public and Environmental Health and Occupational Health and Safety (2263)
NOC Job Title: Officer, Health And Safety
Expires in 0 days
Expires: 2020-02-22
Posted: 2020-02-14
Last Updated: 2020-02-14

Job Location(s)
100 Park Royal South
Suite 501
West Vancouver, British Columbia
V7T 1A2, Canada
Job Description

The Senor Advisor contributes knowledge and provides guidance in First Nations culture and values to Director and VP, PPQ in all activities related to Cultural Safety and Humility. The position works in collaboration with the Director to provide strategic advice on partnerships, policy initiatives, and key projects, including the Tripartite Committee on First Nations Health (TCFNH) Change Leadership Strategy for Cultural Safety and Humility. The position is the subject matter expert and represents to others the values and beliefs that drives the Cultural Safety and Humility strategy. The position provides advice and guidance to work plans to ensure these values and cultural aspects are embodied in the work of the team. The Senior Advisor initiates, maintains, and develops strong and effective working relationships with colleagues, First Nations communities, and health service partners and organizations, and with federal, provincial and external health system partners and stakeholders.

1. Provides strategic advice and expertise to Director and VP, with focus on alignment with First Nations culture, history and perspectives, to be shared with executives, senior management, and key internal and external partners.
2. Provides advice and guidance to Director and VP on establishing a sound framework for Cultural Safety and Humility that integrates the BC First Nation perspectives, customs, traditions, and belief systems.
3. Leads collaboration processes that demonstrates First Nations culture and values related to cultural safety and humility provincially and nationally.
4. Contributes expertise to and/or leads system-wide strategic partnerships and agreements and action plans related to cultural safety and humility.
5. Provides advisory, development, and support services to ensure that First Nations cultural considerations are within change management, training, and curriculum initiatives.

  • University Degree in Public Health, Political or Social Science, Health or Public Administration, First Nations Governance, Leadership or other related fields of study, plus 6 to 8 years of related advanced experience in senior policy, strategist, or management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience working with First Nations
  • Experience in providing advice and guidance in First Nations culture, experience, and visions.
  • Significant policy and strategy development and analysis experience
The First Nations Health Authority is committed to respecting diversity within our workforce; preference will be given to individuals with Indigenous ancestry (First Nations, Inuit, M├ętis). Joining our family means joining an organization that supports personal growth, in-house training, a paid volunteer day and a unique full-day orientation program. Please view the complete posting and apply through our website:

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Expiring: Feb 22, 2020