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WellFort Community Health Educator on a full time 6 months contract Temporary in Brampton, ON

WellFort

Branch Brampton ON CA

Position:
Community Health Educator on a full time 6 months contract
Location:
Brampton, ON

Within an interdisciplinary setting provide health education, prevention and self-management tools to clients….

Responsibilities

  • Plan, implement and evaluate the day to day functions of programs and initiatives addressing the determinants of health and the needs of WellFort’s priority populations
  • Develop community initiatives to address/ minimize the barriers to accessing health care the population health needs of local residents
  • Work with local residents to increase their capacity to advocate on their own behalf when it comes to accessing health, social service and related services.
  • Within an interdisciplinary setting provide health education, prevention and self-management tools to clients.
  • Promotes awareness of and participation in organizational activities and initiatives; ensures community participation in all aspects of the community engagement process
  • Represent WellFort at community events, inter-agency committees, networks and coalitions
  • Design and run open and closed ended groups to meet client needs. Creates workshops, health promotion materials and displays
  • Maintain accurate program and outreach statistics, records and reports
  • Develop an annual work plan and track progress in collaboration with other staff and units

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in health sciences, social studies or another relevant field.
  • Minimum of three years community outreach and education experience in a community-based health care organization
  • Excellent understanding of adult education methodologies and demonstrated experience developing and delivering programs and workshops
  • Familiarity with Region of Peel and the diverse range of service providers
  • An advanced understanding and critical analysis of the determinants of health and social factors, such as power and privilege that affect individual, organizational and community health
  • Ability to establish good working relationships with all interdisciplinary team members.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, along with the ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Proficiency in use of computers, various computer software application, and social media
  • Languages relevant to Region of Peel residents a definite asset

The successful candidate will demonstrate a willingness to participate in WellFort’s commitment to becoming an inclusive, barrier free health centre and an ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.

WellFort is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to embracing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the requirement process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

This position requires flexibility in hours of work to support accessible program service delivery and our hours of operation. As such the position entails evening and weekend work.

For more information on WellFort visit www.WellFort.ca or view our video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gw9-ulQplpQ

Salary range: $44,516 – $53,633
Position type: Full time 6 months contract

Interested applicants may send resume and cover letter by October 02, 2016 to [email protected]
Please put “CHE0919” in the subject line.
Only successful candidates will be contacted and we respectfully request no phone calls.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Brampton, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-22
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