Health and Wellness Manager

  • Location
    Atlin, British Columbia
  • Salary
    $ 75000 - $ 85000 / Yearly
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Human resources - Counselor

Adecco is currently hiring for a permanent, full-time Health and Wellness Manager to work within a First Nations community located in Atlin, BC. In this role, you will act as a subject matter expert on wellness (health, social, addictions prevention, residential school healing, family wellness) policy and programming in a First Nations context.

Candidates can be located anywhere across Canada and must be open to relocating to Atlin, BC. Our client is offering relocation and accomodation costs.

The ideal candidate will have a post-secondary educational background in the fields of social work, education or health focusing on wellness, with the ability to promote physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing.

  • Pay Rate: $75,000- 85,000/year
  • Location: Atlin, BC
  • Job type: Full-time | Permanent
  • Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish, monitor, and evaluate work plans for H&S programs in consultation with programs leads and in consideration of community needs to ensure the community’s goals and objectives are met
  • Develop policies and procedures to ensure the department is managed effectively, efficiently, and in a culturally reflective manner
  • Contribute to further self-governance through the increasing of responsibilities in areas including child and family services, health and wellness, and seniors and home care
  • Manage and oversee all H&S programs and ensure all are within budget, funds spent in accordance with agreements and policies, compliance is maintained and report obligations to funding agencies in a timely manner
  • Control day to day expenditures and planning, forecasting, and prepare an annual department budget in co-ordination with the Management Team and CAO and ensure that financial information/records are provided to the Finance Division on a timely basis and other required records are maintained for audit and compliance purposes
  • Responsible for adherence to the community’s policies, procedures and Financial Administration Law, policies, and procedures
  • Cultivate partnerships with other First Nations, Indigenous, and community organizations
  • Obtain resources to deliver programs by developing and submitting proposals to appropriate funding agencies or assisting department staff to do so
  • Create and provide pre-treatment, treatment, and after-care opportunities to the community
  • Work closely with all members of the community on all activities in the Wellness and Culture programs; keep them informed of changes in the process of Aboriginal Health programs as they occur
  • Responsible for the Human Resources management of the department by outlining job requirements, maintain the personal development and training of qualified staff, perform the evaluation process, and ensure staff are educated and in compliance with community policy and procedures
  • Resolve conflict situations and problem solve on any concerns the staff may have- maintain a working relationship with staff and Clan members to ensure the exercising of power and responsibility is fulfilled in a respectful, fair, non - discriminatory and non-abusive manner
  • Keep confidential and private all information obtained about the personal circumstances of any individual who becomes a client of this department
  • Ensure reports are sent to the CAO, the Ministry of Social Services and other funding agents regularly to comply with program and financial requirements.
  • Completion of professional development annually, subject to policy, work plans, budgets and approval of the Manager Trainer and CAO
  • Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Completion of a post-secondary degree preferably post graduate degree in fields such as social services, health, education, social work, indigenous governance focusing on wellness
  • Experience working within First Nations community and/or a combination of education, training and in a supervisory/management position effectively managing organizational resources
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license with the ability to travel as required
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and First Nations Health Authority and Health Canada programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to practice in a culturally safe manner with solid leadership and management experience
  • Proven respectful interactive communication and cooperative interactions
  • Must have strong computer skills
  • Prior experience working with First Nations health, social, or wellness programs is highly desirable
  • Indigenous cultural knowledge such as traditional medicine, Indigenous language particularly Tlingit language and culture is a strong asset
  • If you are interested in this Health and Wellness Manager job opportunity in Atlin, BC apply now. If you meet our requirements an Adecco Recruiter will be in touch with you soon.

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