We are a First Nations Centre of Friendship offering service to all people.
Providing provincial government contract service that includes prenatal, domestic abuse, shelter services, mental health, early childhood development, early intervention, elders programming and violence prevention.
Cariboo Friendship Society is proud to offer a competitive remuneration package.
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EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR / AND OR EARLY CHILDHOOD ASSISTANT
Cariboo Friendship Society is hiring a HCPP in-reach worker, either a registered nurse or registered social worker, to implement the pilot program and work directly with the target population to support best outcomes. in-reach worker liaises and collaborates with community-based perinatal and substances use organizations, health care agencies and providers to engage, re-engage and support women and their families in wrap-around care for improved health outcomes.
Provides client-centred, harm-reduction based services for prenatal women and their families accepted into the HCPP through assessment, intervention and treatment with an emphasis on those women who are at high risk of poor health outcomes.
Refers clients to other health providers and other resources within the community when appropriate to ensure optimum use of resources and to facilitate client-centered care.
Identifies the health issues, behaviours, needs, barriers and challenges for pregnant and newly parenting women who use or have used substances.
Acts as a client advocate to protect and promote client’s right to autonomy, respect, privacy, dignity and access to information.
Prepares and maintains appropriate client records.
Promotes development of life-skills in patients by providing them with information/referrals and practical assistance to meet their basic needs and encourages client empowerment and capacity to exercise choice and actively participate in decisions affecting their own health and healthcare.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Graduate from an approved School with a degree in and current registration of Nursing or Social Work.
Current registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) or current full registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers.
Two (2) years recent related clinical nursing or social work experience providing screening, assessment and treatment services to perinatal clients currently or with a history of substance use.
Valid BC Driver’s License
Valid CPR Certification (within two years)
Criminal Records Check
Skills and Abilities:
Broad knowledge of nursing or social work theory and practice within a woman centered approach.
Knowledge of community development and health promotion principles and practices.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with multiple stakeholders including clients and their families, health care staff and community partners.
Demonstrated ability to work with a culturally diverse population including Aboriginal communities and sexual minorities.
Demonstrated ability to establish rapport with women in order to explore issues beyond the initial presented concerns.
Working knowledge of harm reduction principles.
30 hours per week
To apply, please submit your resume to the Cariboo Friendship Society,
Under the supervision of the Supervisor of Social Programs of the Cariboo Friendship Society the support worker will be responsible for admissions and referrals, administrative tasks, household management and generally be involved with the Society’s various activities.
Be responsible for admissions, discharges and current resident lists
Maintain daily record and statistical forms
Make appropriate referrals to other agencies
Ensure rules of in-house residents are followed
Report to Supervisor when problems with clients arise
Attend staff meetings as requested by Supervisor
Accompany clients to appointments
Assist in the training of volunteers
Respond to crisis situations by referring to appropriate agencies
Make beds and do laundry daily
General household cleaning in Shelter
Repair and maintenance when necessary
Be responsible for having all supplies needed on hand
Provide meal tickets to clients
Bring meal carts up from the kitchen at meal times; scrape and clean dishes; empty garbage on cart after meals
Maintain public relations with other community agencies and organizations
Keeping abreast of program developments with the various agencies
Cooperate with the Board of Directors, Administrator and co-workers
Follow the policies of the Cariboo Friendship Society
Attend Workshops and training as requested by Supervisor
Be available to volunteer from time to time when requested by Supervisor. ie: Bingo Nights, Stampede Weekend
Grade 12 minimum with job experience in related community work
Knowledge of crisis intervention
Knowledge of community agencies
Excellent problem solving skills
Must have the ability to communicate clearly in English, both orally and in writing
Must have knowledge and understanding of the local Native cultures
A valid drivers license and a vehicle is required
Must maintain professional conduct and abide by the Cariboo Friendship Society’s Code of Ethics.
Must submit to a criminal records check.
Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.
Closing Date: Until Position Filled
Submit Resume: Please provide covering letter with references and submit your resume to Cariboo Friendship Society, 99 South Third Avenue, Williams Lake or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org