Community Health Worker
Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre - Hamilton, ON

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Full-time Position Available

Hamilton Urban Core is a thriving inner city health centre and a leader in the provision of high-
quality primary health services and health promotion programs. Our comprehensive health
services are delivered through a dynamic team of multidisciplinary, inter-professional health
providers. As an inner city health centre our client populations include individuals and families
with chronic and complex health and social conditions many of who are living in poverty.

The Community Health Worker will work as part of the team in providing support, service
coordination, health promotion activities and community development support with individuals
and groups to strengthen their capacity to improve their health, well-being and access to
appropriate resources and services.

Requirements:
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Demonstrated experience working with individuals and groups that have been marginalized,
isolated and/or excluded and experience barriers to accessing the services and information
they need for health and well-being
.
Demonstrated experience of working within an anti-racism, anti-oppression, culturally and
language appropriate framework
.
Working knowledge of the issues impacting individuals and communities within the inner
city such as mental illness, addictions, homelessness, poverty, etc
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Working knowledge of a wide variety of community resources and supports
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Strong experience in community development and capacity building
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Solid experience with individual and group assessment and counseling
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Demonstrated experience in organizing or facilitating health promotion activities
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Good communication, problem solving and record keeping skills
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Working knowledge of computer programs and applications
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Self-directed and able to work within a team structure
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Flexible, able to work evenings and/or weekends as required
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Knowledge and understanding of community health centres
Interested individuals should forward a covering letter and resume by January 25 2013 to:

The Community Health Worker Hiring Committee
Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre
71 Rebecca Street Hamilton, Ontario L8R 1B6
Fax to (905) 522-3433;

Hamilton Urban Core is committed to equity in employment.


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Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre was established in 1996 under the leadership of a very active advisory committee and temporarily...