First Link & Community Awareness Coordinator
Full-time position (35 hours/week). Rate: $27 per hour.
Location: Northwestern Ontario (Marathon, Terrace Bay, Nipigon, Greenstone, Atikokan).
Position Summary: The Alzheimer Society of Thunder Bay is seeking an enthusiastic health professional with a strong background in gerontology or dementia care and experience working with people with dementia and their partners in care.
Public Education: This position will be responsible for the delivery of the Society’s educational programming including; public, health professional, student and caregiver education and skill development. The Coordinator will strive to increase public awareness and education regarding Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
First Link Care Navigator: In this role the Coordinator 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.
Qualifications: Minimum diploma in Social Work (degree preferred), RPN, or bachelor degree in gerontology, psychology or other related health care discipline. Registered health professional designation preferred.
Resumes can be emailed to Lucy Black, Executive Director at [email protected]
Deadline for accepting applications is Friday October 18, 2019.