Community Wellness Liaison

Reports to: Emily Peiffer, Director of Member Services

Anticipated Start Date: As Soon As Possible

Terms of Employment: Part-time contract until March 31, 2022, with possibility of extension depending on funding.  18 hours per week anticipated, with flexibility as to schedule.

Compensation: $20-$25 per hour

Job Purpose

Supporting the Malahat Health team with culturally safe COVID-19 mitigation measures, community preparedness, and response capacity as well as safe health and wellness promotion during the COVID-19 pandemic.  General support responsibilities for Malahat Health, including working closely with the Community Nurse and gaining experience working in a healthcare setting.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Distributing relevant COVID-19 education and resources to community
  • Promoting basic infection prevention and control practices to prevent COVID-19 transmission
  • Acting as a direct resource to community – answering or responding to questions from members
  • Assisting in developing and supporting food security supports
  • Facilitating access to community resources and providing information on community services, harm reduction and mental health and wellness programs
  • Assisting in ordering, receiving and distribution of personal protective equipment
  • Engaging with away-from-home families
  • Assisting primary health providers in monitoring designated community members via phone daily to ensure that holistic needs are being met and isolation plans are being maintained
  • Providing regular reporting on services provided
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Credentials/Qualifications

  • Valid BC Driver’s license preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Ability to organize and plan own work
  • Ability to be flexible and meet changing priorities
  • Good verbal and written skills including ability to keep clear notes and action items
  • Strong ability to collaborate with others and work well in a team

Please submit your resume to Emily Peiffer, Director of Member Services, fax 250-743-8900 or by email careers@malahatnation.com by October 20, 2021

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