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Seniors Navigator Position

This is a one year contract position funded by the United Way.
Full time position: 30-35 hours per week (with flexible hours per week)
Duties
  • 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 especially with interagency workflows, process improvement, and system changes

  • 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

Applications can be sent to: info@phcgabriola.org Salary Range: $25 - $30 depending on experience

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