Client Support Worker – HIV/AIDS Care
For more than 30 years, the London InterCommunity Health Centre has provided health and social services to those who experience barriers to care including poverty, homelessness, language or culture, and complex and/or chronic health conditions including mental health and addictions. Today, with four busy clinics in three of London's most under-served regions, the organization is viewed as a community leader in newcomer health, care of marginalized women, issues of health equity, client-led service development and the advancement of partnerships that improve access to vital services for people who are at the margins in our community. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have innovated new ways to continue to support our staff and clients through this difficult time with minimal interruption to our service delivery.
About the Position
The London InterCommunity Health Centre seeks a full time Client Support Worker to build rapport and trust with clients through regular touch-points and check-ins.
This is a new position to the Health Centre, and the suitability of the role design will be assessed during a 1 year pilot program.
The MyCare Client Support Worker primarily conducts outreach activities to reach clients and connect them with care. Additionally they also accompany clients to external appointments to reduce barriers, assists with system navigation and care facilitation, and provides education to improve health outcomes for clients.
As a member of the MyCare Infectious Disease team, with a focus on HIV/AIDS care, this role supports interdisciplinary health team's process on care plans, by being active and present when needed to support client needs.
This full-time position typically works Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week, with some evening and weekend flexibility required.
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What's in it for you:
With a strong focus on employee well-being and development, the Health Centre is proud to support our staff with a well-structured compensation plan during the initial pilot program:
How to Apply:
If you feel you are the right person for this role, please send a cover letter and resume by email to **********@****.**.**, stating the position title in the subject line of the email. Please also indicate in the body of the email where you learned of this opportunity.
*With consideration for the COVID-19 pandemic, interviews may be conducted in-person with appropriate physical distancing or online via Zoom to best meet Public Health Guidelines and the needs of the selected candidates. If the use of Zoom presents a barrier for candidates, alternate methods can be arranged.*
Submissions will only be accepted until April 18, 2020.
The Health Centre is committed to hiring staff that reflect the diversity of the clients and community that we serve.
Should you require accommodation in making an application please contact our office. We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected will be contacted.
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