Hospice Wellington is hiring an Advocate Resource Counsellor. This role has been created as a result of research that Hospice Wellington coordinated for the Rural Wellington area. Gaps have been identified in the support offered to palliative clients and their families in our rural communities. This position will report to the Executive Director of Hospice Wellington.
To further this work, the Advocate Resource Counsellor (ARC) will provide 1:1 supportive counselling and facilitate support groups for clients experiencing a life-limiting illness, their caregivers and those experiencing bereavement. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with people, an ability to support system navigation and a readiness to advocate for clients and families. Collaboration with community partners will be key in providing clear networks for clients to access support that currently exists in rural wellington.
As an advocate and resource person, the successful candidate will also be tasked with identifying additional areas of need to create a program that is integrated, accountable and sustainable beyond the three-year contract.
Advocacy and Resource
Start Date: To Be Negotiated
Please express interest for this position with cover letter and resume by April 9th, 2021
Hospice Wellington is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants are requested to make their accommodation needs known in advance.
We thank all applicants for their interest; only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
Upon hire, a current Level 3 - Vulnerable Sector Police Check will be required.
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