Indigenous Liaison Worker

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre - Thunder Bay, ON (16 months ago)

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1 ‑ Temporary Part Time (.5) ‑ Indigenous Liaison

Child/Adolescent Mental Health Unit

It is a condition of this posting that your home unit can accommodate your temporary absence in the event

you are successful.

Reporting to the Coordinator of Child/Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHU), the Indigenous Liaison Worker

will participate as a member of the CAMHU Team. They will work with, primarily, aboriginal patients and families,

acting as a linkage among the health care team, patients, families and community resources in Thunder Bay and


The successful applicants will possess the following skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Diploma in a Human Services Field (Social Service Worker, Child & Youth Worker, Indigenous Family Child &
Service Program, Mental Health & Addictions Worker etc.) and/or experience in a related field

  • Ability to bring forth culturally sensitive perspectives to health care planning, specifically related to First Nations
and Metis populations

  • Ability to work as a member of the CAMHU team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent documentation/written skills
  • Knowledge of the local and regional children's mental health programs/resources
  • Ability to communicate in a First Nations language is considered an asset and therefore, preference will be given to
those applicants.

Salary Range: $26.370 to 30.400

The Health Sciences Centre strives to ensure the safety and security of the patients, visitors, employees and assets

financial and otherwise. As one tool in the recruitment screening process, all offers of employment to external

candidates shall be conditional upon a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) to ensure the absence of relevant

criminal convictions.

The Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is committed to delivering healthcare in a manner that is consistent with Patient

and Family Centred Care. Applicants are required to have a demonstrated knowledge, understanding and

commitment to this care philosophy.

Candidates will have demonstrated adherence to the Hospital's Code of Conduct. Regular attendance at work is

imperative, therefore, all applicants will have to demonstrate a good attendance record to be considered for this


We are an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout

the selection process. Additionally we are identified as an English/French speaking health sciences centre and

encourage bilingual candidates to apply.

If there are no qualified applicants for the above position, the Hospital may, at their discretion, train unqualified


Interested applicants must submit a resume outlining relative previous experience and training no later than

11:59p.m. on Tuesday, 10 September, 2019.

Internal applicants may apply via the job posting page on the iNtranet. External applicants must apply through our


Posted: September 3, 2019