Job Posting 78072

Support and Care Navigator
Women's Health In Women's Hands
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
closes in 3 days (Mon, 6 Dec)
part time

 

Women’s Health In Women’s Hands

Community Health Centre

2 Carlton Street, Suite 500

Toronto, Ontario   M5B 1J3

 

T: (416) 593-7655

F: (416) 593-5867

Website Address: www.whiwh.com

 

 

Women’s Health in Women’s Hands Community Health Centre provides primary healthcare to racialized women from the African, Black, Caribbean, Latin American and South Asian communities in Toronto and surrounding municipalities. We are committed to working from an inclusive feminist, pro-choice, anti-racist, anti-oppression, and multilingual participatory framework

 

Support and Care Navigator

Part-Time – 20 hrs/week- w/rotating schedule

 

The Support and Care Navigator shall work within the mandate of

Women’s Health in Women’s Hands Community Health Centre

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  1. Act as part of the circle of care performing intake interviews, supportive counselling, advocacy, systems navigation and crisis intervention functions to individuals, groups and the community
  2. Conducts client assessments such as GAD7’s/PHQ9’s, screenings and coordinated care plans
  3. Provides a comprehensive introduction to all eligible services and a range of instrumental supports (forms, interpretation, and internal referrals)
  4. Assist in client crisis and suicide intervention
  5. Strong knowledge of the social determinants of health and issues that affect racialized communities
  6. Provide client advocacy services and broker/mobilize available social, financial, and institutional resources e.g. external referrals and information regarding community services, shelters, government services, partner agencies; assists clients with access to items such as food clothing and needle exchange
  7. Engage community groups and networks in support of community initiatives
  8. Registers clients and collects socio-economic demographic and other relevant information
  9. Ensures that required documentation is completed and available in the client’s health record in a timely manner that meets professional standards of practice.
  10. Coordinate and align health promotion initiatives with delivery of community health education programs organization wide, including health education in primary and allied care.
  11. Initiate and coordinate participate in program and chart review and case conferencing with a continuous quality improvement (QI) focus.
  12. Collaborates and delivers health promotion, education, prevention, and workshops
  13. Participates in development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of treatment, education, counselling and health promotion programs and services for individuals, groups and the community.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  1. Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.) or equivalent degree and proven experience
  2. Three to five years relevant experience in a community setting.
  3. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team.
  4. Proficiency in current assessment, counselling, case management and crisis intervention techniques
  5. Excellent communication skills, verbal and written and the ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  6. Knowledge of relevant providers, their policies, and support networks
  7. Ability to establish good working relationships with partner agencies.
  8. Experience in program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  9. Strong working knowledge of women’s health issues.
  10. Excellent assessment skills and strong clinical judgment
  11. Proficiency in the use of computers, Microsoft Office (Excel, Work, PowerPoint, Outlook), and various other software applications
  12. In addition to English, knowledge of a language spoken within one of the four priority communities, an asset

 

Women’s Health In Women’s Hands offers a competitive salary and benefits, along with a multidisciplinary team environment where work-life balance is valued and practiced.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

 

To apply for this challenging opportunity in a dynamic organization please forward your resume and cover letter with subject line: Support and Care Navigator to the attention of:

 

Human Resources Department      

Women’s Health in Women’s Hands Community Health Centre

2 Carlton St. Suite 500

Toronto, ON

M5B 1J3                                                                       

 

                                          

                               

Posting Date: November 22nd, 2021                       Closing Date: December 6th, 2021

 

Please send a single file in MS Word or PDF format only

 

 

WHIWH is committed to reflecting the diversity of the communities it serves and we strongly encourage applicants who reflect Toronto’s ethnic and cultural diversity and our priority populations.  We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified candidates

 

 

Accommodation will be provided on request

 

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however,

only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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