About the Role
The Community Health Worker (CHW) provides community health services on an outreach basis to senior’s living in the community. The CHW will work closely with other members of an interdisciplinary team to support the care coordination or case management for clients, including providing health education, advocacy, practical assistance and support, access to other programs and services, and assisting clients and their caregivers to build support networks.
Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Minimum two (2) years’ experience in a community-based health setting.
Minimum two (2) years’ experience working with seniors.
Knowledge of related community resources for seniors
Ability to assess situations and to respond appropriately
Interest in a variety of health issues and willingness to learn and teach others about them.
Organizational skills including time management
Ability to work flexible hours based on client need.
Ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary setting, with clients and other agencies who are involved with the care of the clients.
Sound judgement and strong problem solving skills.
Proficient with Windows-based computer systems, in particular, email, MS Word and client management systems
Fluency in English; other languages an asset
Knowledge and understanding of the health system and community resources in Ottawa
Experience in the health and social services field.
Experience with outreach and/or home visiting
English, written and spoken
As soon as possible
How to “Express an Interest” for this Opportunity:
Submit your letter of interest along with your résumé on or before June 18, 2023 by 11:59pm to email@example.com.
Please note the following:
- The subject line of your email should read “Community Health Worker - Seniors Outreach”
- The file name for your resume should read: “(last name)_(first name)_ Resume”
- The file name for your cover letter should read: “(last name)_(first name)_ Cover Letter”
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only applicants invited to an interview will be contacted.
Candidates requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org so arrangements can be made. CCHC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce and as such we encourage applications from individuals who reflect the broad diversity of communities we work with.
Centretown CHC has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, as such applicants must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccinations to be considered for employment. Reasonable accommodation will be considered for persons with medical exemption or other exemptions under the Ontario Human Rights Code.