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Vitalité Health Network Community Prevention Coordinator for Mental Health and Addiction Services Full Time in Grand Falls, NB

Vitalité Health Network

Branch Grand Falls NB CA

Position:
Community Prevention Coordinator for Mental Health and Addiction Services
Location:
Grand Falls, NB

The successful candidate will collaborate with the Provincial Prevention Coordinator from the Department of Health, with the communities served and with all…

The successful candidate will collaborate with the Provincial Prevention Coordinator from the Department of Health, with the communities served and with all government and non-government partners to develop strategies and plan activities that promote individual, family and community skills to improve mental health. Good knowledge is required of the demographics, especially in terms of health needs, of the population within the community served. The position’s main duties will be to promote, support and plan concrete actions to meet the population’s mental health needs. Such actions will be based in part on New Brunswick’s suicide prevention strategy and on the needs of the community.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • University degree in social work, a health-related field or the social sciences and at least three years’ experience in mental health and/or addiction services, or college diploma in a relevant field and at least seven years’ experience in mental health and/or addiction services;
  • Experience in community development and a good understanding of the principles governing community development and health promotion;
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of mental health and addiction services;
  • Demonstrated understanding of suicide prevention and of primary, secondary and tertiary prevention strategies;
  • Understanding of health determinants;
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of the health needs of the population in the region served;
  • Ability to develop effective partnerships with the community network;
  • Proposal and report writing skills;
  • Strong computer and Internet skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal as well as verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong presentation and group facilitation skills;
  • Demonstrated organizational and leadership skills;
  • Recognized decision-making and problem-solving skills;
  • Proven initiative and creativity;
  • Valid driver’s licence and ability to use own vehicle in performance of duties;
  • Ability to travel within Vitalité Health Network, as needed;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • Physically able to perform assigned duties;
  • Good previous work history (performance and attendance);
  • Adherence to professional ethics principles, to the Network management philosophy and organizational values;
  • Compliance with the rules of confidentiality established by the Vitalité Health Network.

Written and spoken competence in English and French is required.

NOTE:

1. Salary commensurate with provincial scale for management staff.

  • The above requirements may be verified through oral, written or practical tests during the selection process.
  • Should there be no fully qualified applicants, this position will not necessarily be reposted. If you wish to be considered for this position and meet most of the requirements, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
  • The employer reserves the right to shorten or extend temporary assignments for operational reasons.
  • We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Grand Falls, NB, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-27
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