Career Opportunities

First Link Care Navigators
Regina and Saskatoon


We are currently recruiting an ambitious and result-oriented individual to work as a permanent full-time First Link Care Navigators in Saskatoon serving Saskatoon, central and northern Saskatchewan and in Regina serving Regina and southern Saskatchewan. 

The First Link Care Navigator will coordinate and integrate supports and services around the person living with dementia and their care partner. In this direct client service role, they will be the key “go-to” person for families after a dementia diagnosis, with responsibility for identifying needs, supporting self-management goals, and strengthening the communication and care planning linkages between providers and across sectors along the continuum of care.  

The First Link Care Navigator will strive to ensure that every person diagnosed with dementia and their care partners have timely access to information, learning opportunities and support when and where they need it in order to achieve the following outcomes:

  • increase system capacity to provide families facing a dementia diagnosis with system navigation support 
  • improved client experience and health for the person with dementia and their care partner(s)
  • greater care partner capacity and competency to effectively manage their role and reduce incidence of crisis situations
  • enhanced capacity for the person living with dementia to remain in their own home and community for as long as possible

Detailed job posting available for download 
Regina Position   
Saskatoon Position

Full job description available upon request

Please submit your resume and cover letter to the attention of Joanne Michael, Director of Programs and Operations c/o [email protected] 


We thank all who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Closing date: September 30, 2019
No calls please.

 

Prairie North Rural and Remote First Link® Coordinator

The Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan (ASOS) is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization committed to improving the lives of people affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. ASOS is currently recruiting an ambitious and result-oriented individual to work as a permanent full-time Prairie North Rural and Remote First Link® Coordinator based in North Battleford.

In this exciting role, you will primarily support people living with dementia and their family caregivers. You will help build awareness with physicians, specialists and other health care providers about the First Link® direct referral program and how they can connect people with dementia and their families to the programs and services of the Alzheimer Society.  You will also provide information, support and referral to Society and community programs and services throughout the progression of the disease.  A full job description is available upon request.

Ideally, you will have the following key attributes and qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Social Work or related degree
  • Three to five years  experience with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias or a related area
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, the disease’s impact on the person, the family and others. You will also have knowledge about available community resources.
  • Well developed public speaking and communication skills
  • Strong organizational and relationship-building skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with volunteers and staff
  • Professional and organized work ethic
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently
  • Outgoing personality
  • Creative problem solver
  • Ability to travel with valid driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract.  Vehicle is required.

Detailed job posting available for download 
Prairie North Rural & Remote First Link Coordinator

Full job description available upon request

Please submit your resume and cover letter to the attention of Joanne Michael, Director of Programs and Operations c/o [email protected] 

We thank all who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Closing date: September 30, 2019
No calls please.


Last Updated: 09/18/2019