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 .
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
-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
-Compassionate communications techniques
-Group Facilitation skills especial on interagency workflows, process improvement, and system change
-Ability to work with complex system change initiatives
-Expert Computer skills
-Must have a driver’s license and be a resident of Gabriola Island