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January 20th 2023

Job Posting - Health and Social Barrier Reductionist

Term of Employment:

Immediate to March 31, 2024, with possible extension 30 hours per week

 

Responsible to:

The Health and Social Barrier Reductionist reports to the Program Manager, Prince Albert Métis Women’s Association

 

Position Summary:

The Health and Social Barrier Reductionist position is responsible for supporting health and human service organizations to identify and remove systemic, personal, situational, knowledge, and cultural barriers to access service and supports.

 

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Facilitating knowledge transfer, service training, cross-sector mentoring, solution- building, data collection, and reporting

  • Increasing community awareness of the impacts that barriers to service have on individuals and families affected by communicable diseases

  • Support data collection and analytical activities designed to better understand needs and service barriers in the community.

  • Additional duties of this position include providing individual support and system navigation assistance to individuals living with or at-risk for sexually- transmitted/blood-borne infections (e.g., HIV/AIDS); fostering capacity-building among human service professionals;

 

This job is ideal for candidates wishing to strengthen their portfolio and/or round out their career with hands-on experience in barrier reduction and data-driven solution-building.

 

Qualifications:

  • Able to demonstrate superior public speaking, report-writing, and multi-tasking skills.

  • Minimum of 5 years experience assessing needs/barriers in a social, justice, education, or health setting.

  • Proven ability to collaborate across multiple health and human service sectors.

  • Strong analytical abilities and dissemination practices.

  • Proficiencies in problem identification and solution-building.

  • Must possess reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, and maintain the minimum, Saskatchewan vehicle insurance requirements.

  • Able to work effectively through remote presence technology (e.g., video conference).

  • Effective team leader, capable of supporting and encouraging others.

  • Must pass a Criminal record clearance and Vulnerable sector clearance

 

SALARY: $27 - $32 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience

 

Apply By:

Fax: (306) 763-1482

Or, mail / deliver a resume with cover letter to the front desk at the

Prince Albert Métis Women’s Association office located at Suite 8-54 10th Street East. Prince Albert, SK. S6V 0Y5

 

This posting will remain open until the position is filled.

We thank all applicants. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

January 20th 2023
Job Posting - Barrier Reduction Worker

 

Term of employment:

Short Term: Immediate to March 31, 2023 30 Hours per week

 

Responsible to:

This position reports directly to the Harm Reduction Specialist, Prince Albert Métis Women’s Association.

 

Position Summary:

This position is a key member of our Health Promotion Team, assisting in the distribution and data collection of HIV self-testing kits. Our philosophy is to be collaborative and cooperative internally with staff, volunteers and in the community. Our values are based on social justice, safety, dignity, respect for diversity, and equity. These values are important expectations of the position.

 

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Work closely with HIV/STBBIs health promotion team reaching out to, engaging, and building trust with individuals to accept care for their health and safety

  • Distribute self-testing kits to individuals within Prince Albert and surrounding communities

  • Gathering and recording required data

  • Notifying supervisor to assist in making referrals to agencies for further services

 

Specific skills:

  • Ability to write reports

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

  • Computer knowledge for data entry

  • Ability to maintain information confidentiality

  • Able to work independently

 

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12/GED

  • Valid Driver’s license

  • Must pass Criminal record clearance and Vulnerable sector clearance

 

Salary: $20 - $25 per hour, based on qualifications and experience

 

 Apply By:

Fax: (306) 763-1482

Or, mail / deliver a resume with cover letter to the front desk at the

Prince Albert Métis Women’s Association office located at Suite 8-54 10th Street East. Prince Albert, SK. S6V 0Y5

 

This posting will remain open until the position is filled.

We thank all applicants. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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