Job Posting – Community Navigator

Join the PHC seniors circle of care support team in a new role as Community Navigator. 

This is a 2 1/2 year contract position funded by the United Way .

Duties:
This is a new position. The details of the position may change but essentially includes but not limited to the following. 

-working with Executive Director, other PHC  team members, and members of the Community Health and Wellness Collaborative  design and develop Gabriola’s seniors’ prescribing model and implementation plan

-identify processes for referral and information exchange between participants and community organizations and PHC staff

– schedule Live Life to Full, Living with Chronic Conditions and University of Victoria Telephone Support System

– establish evaluation criteria, track and prepare reports using output/ measurements

– create new innovative communications for wellness such as podcast or facebook

-establish working relationship with Better at Home, Island Health, Community Paramedics 

-facilitate meetings to improve health system referrals

Qualifications: 

 -Degree in Social Work or equivalent  community development academic program

-Track record in  program development using components such as ; CBT self care training programs with UVIC, CMHA representatives, referrals from physicians, tracking, evaluating, reporting

-Ability to support vulnerable seniors

-Liaise with  community organizations, extending participation opportunities for seniors  

Skills:

-Compassionate communications techniques

-Group Facilitation skills especial on interagency workflows, process improvement, and system change

-Ability to work with complex system change initiatives 

-Program development 

-Expert Computer skills 

-First Aid

-Must have a driver’s license and be a resident of Gabriola Island 
http://www.phcgabriola.org/wp-content/uploads/Social-Prescribing-Programs-Information-Session-Slides.pdf

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