EXTERNAL POSTING - Pacheedaht Health Manager Assistant

Job Description: 

TERM: Temporary – 3 month, February 19, 2018 to May 17, 2018
However, there may be possibility of transition into permanent position of Health Manager for the
right candidate.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, February 2, 2018
Job Type: 
Contract (Full Time)
Job Responsibilities: 

The Health Manager Assistant is responsible for designing,
implementing, and evaluating mental health and wellness programs for the residents of
Pacheedaht First Nation and for Pacheedaht off –reserve Band members as appropriate.
Programs to include both personal and group services, address health promotion, treatment,
and prevention based services. In addition, where appropriate, the successful candidate will
assist the Health Manager with administration of the Pacheedaht Health program regarding the
 Staffing  Program planning & development
 Budgeting  Funding & proposal writing
 Policies and Procedures  Community Consultation

Job Benefits and Salary: 

Preference will be given to candidates of aboriginal ancestry who possess the necessary
qualifications and skills.

Desired Education: 
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a health related field
  • 2 plus years working in Health Care programming - experience working in Community
  • Mental Health, Program Administration and First Nations people preferred
  • Ability to assist in designing, implementing and evaluating mental health and wellness
  • programs and services
  • Budgeting and generally accepted accounting principles
  • Demonstrated proposal and grant writing
  • Ability to support health care service provision in a semi-isolated community with few on-site
  • resources, and in many types of situations which could include crisis or conflict
  • Ability to work in partnership with other health services such as BC Ambulance Service,
  • Island Health, Sooke Family Resources, FNHA, etc.
  • Analytical problem solving and decision making skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • An understanding of West Coast First Nation culture and practices, and a willingness to
  • educate and advocate to ensure culturally safe, accessible, and appropriate services.
  • Current class 5 Driver’s License and willingness to use own vehicle (with mileage
  • reimbursement) for work purposes
  • Criminal record check
Additional Info: 

DEADLINE TO APPLY: February 2, 2018 at 4 pm

Please send an updated cover letter and resume with the title “Health Manager Assistant” to:
Attention: April Roper, Pacheedaht Band Manager
Box 170 Kalaid Street, Port Renfrew, BC V0S 1K0
phone (250) 647-5521 Fax (250) 647-5561
Email: bandmanager@pacheedaht.ca