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Maternal Child Health Worker

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Permanent Full Time
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Sweetgrass First Nation, Little Pine First Nation, Poundmaker Cree Nation
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Battle River Treaty 6 Health Centre Inc. is not just another health organization, we are rooted in the culture of our member bands and treaty right to health. We work for the people living on the member bands of Little Pine, Lucky Man, Poundmaker, and Sweetgrass First Nations; and believe in the services being driven by the needs of the clients and community. If you feel that your skills and positive attitude are a good fit to support First Nations in attaining wholistic and engaged health, we want to hear from you!

A Maternal Child Health Worker for each community will be recruited; these communities are Little Pine, Poundmaker and Sweetgrass.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Establish a trusting and supportive relationship with prenatal and postnatal clients.
  • Encourage and promote healthy lifestyle choices.
  • Provide cultural support with access to Elders, Parent Mentor, Traditional Parenting, and ceremonies.
  • The MCH worker will implement prevention programs through mentorship with pre/post- natal clients for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder(FASD).
  • Assist in linking pre/post-natal women to supports and services available to them locally, regionally, and provincially.
  • Be knowledgeable about trauma informed nutrition.
  • Assist in increasing immunization rates by providing information, resources, invitations, and school-aged immunization consents.
  • Provide cooking classes for prenatal and breastfeeding Moms and their partners every 2 weeks.
  • Participate in the wrap around process with clients and their families.
  • Providing opportunities for new mom’s and their families re: Birth Registration, birth certificates.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work assignments. Performs other assigned MCHW program duties as deemed appropriate in consultation with the Community Based Health Director.

Qualifications

  • Completion of a Home Visiting Course within a 3-year period from date of hire or an equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, and Teams
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of traditional First Nation values, beliefs and healing approaches and a willingness to learn about and accept First Nations cultures.
  • Demonstrates agency values in the work they do daily with BRT6HC First Nations communities, clients, and co-workers.
  • High degree of confidentiality is essential.
  • A successful criminal record check and a valid driver’s license

Submit updated resume, cover letter and 3 professional references by April 04, 2024, to:

         

Human Resources Department

Email resumes to: Recruitment@BRT6HC.ca

Fax:(306) 937-6767

 

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work assignments that may be inherent to the job.

 

BRT6HC wishes to thank all applicants for their interest however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Battle River Treaty 6 Health Centre Inc. fosters and promotes a safe work environment.

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