Job Posting 62564

Dragonfly Community Connector
Sage Seniors Association
Edmonton area
closed 3 days ago (Mon, 1 Jun)
full time

Dragonfly Community Connector

Temporary Full-time

 

At Sage Seniors Association, a powerful sense of mission influences everything we do. We want every Edmonton senior to live a full and healthy life, to do as much as they can, as well as they can, for as long as they can. To do this well, to strive to be the best we can be at it, we need great people who are eager to join that mission.

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing in-depth screening of older adults to identify potential social and health referrals. They will participate in follow-up services addressing the social, emotional and health needs of older adults through assessment, support, connecting to resources, and system navigation. The Connector will work with individuals in a supportive, holistic way to address practical and psychological barriers, such as a lack of transport, low confidence, and social isolation. They will follow the Dragonfly pathway to identify older adults who could benefit from the Dragonfly Connector role, and will document their work to assist in data analysis. Coordination with other Sage programs and Dragonfly team members will be critical for optimization of the Dragonfly project.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Registered Social Worker with the ACSW or able to be registered with ACSW
  • Bachelor of Social Work is considered an asset

 

SKILLS and EXPERIENCE

    • Experience in the Human and Health Services field preferably with seniors;
    • Knowledge of health systems for seniors, including resources to maintain independence;
    • Experienced in community-based case management;
    • Program development and implementation experience;
    • Experience working with older people and volunteers;
    • Able to demonstrate a good understanding of the needs of older people;
  • Knowledge of community resources and services related to older people and care providers.

 

HOURS OF WORK

Flexible hours of work, depending on capacity and job requirements. 35 hours per week. Salary to be determined based on funding and applicant experience.

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