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22 Dec 2023

Full-Time Senior Indigenous Patient Advocate

NWT Health & Social Services Authority Fort Simpson, NT

Job Description

NWT Health & Social Services Authority

Senior Indigenous Patient Advocate
Fort Simpson, NWT

Are you passionate about supporting and advocating for Indigenous people and their families? Do you want to help drive positive change by working with patients, clients, and leaders within health and social services system in the Northwest Territories? Do you identify as an Indigenous Person of the Northwest Territories? We are looking for people who have experience working with Indigenous peoples and communities in service-oriented roles and have lived experience interacting with the health and social services system in the Northwest Territories. The Senior Indigenous Patient Advocate (Advocate) is responsible for supporting Indigenous clients and their families in resolving concerns, complaints, and questions; bridging cultural and language barriers; and ensuring access to cultural, spiritual, and emotional supports. The Advocate will contribute to the development and testing of new approaches to improving cultural safety and patient experience by working with a New Office of Client Experience. This work aligns with the Health and Social Services system’s commitments to cultural safety and anti-racism.

Salary: $95,784 – $114,426
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary until December 2025
Closing Date: January 5, 2024

How to Apply

For more information contact the Dehcho HR Client Centre
Tel (867) 695-7233
Fax (867) 695-3254

Job Categories: Government. Job Types: Full-Time. Advertised until: 2024-01-21

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