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Posted on June 19 2022

Outreach/Community Connector (Temporary, Full-Time)

The Outreach/Community Connector is responsible for providing in-depth screening of older adults to help identify and connect seniors to appropriate social and health resources. They will participate in follow-up services addressing the social, emotional, and health needs of older adults through assessment, support, connecting to resources, and system navigation. The Connector will work with individuals in a supportive, holistic way to address access barriers including finances, housing, transport, low confidence, and social isolation.

They will use the Canadian Frailty Scale Assessment tool to help identify areas older adults might wish to concentrate on and coordinate efforts with other Sage programs and external programs/organizations. Referrals to this project will be received from health systems and community Home Support programs with the emphasis being on providing supports to assist the older adult remain healthy in the community. These services may be offered at Sage or in the community, depending on the needs of the senior being served. Screening may take place virtually by phone or in person.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Registered Social Worker with the ACSW or able to be registered with ACSW;
  • Experience in the Human and Health Services field preferably with seniors;
  • Knowledge of resources and health systems for seniors in Edmonton;
  • Undergo Police Information Check including Vulnerable Sector is required.

Temporary full-time position, 35 hours per week, until March 31, 2023.

To view the full job description, please click here. Please submit your letter of interest and resume by Monday, July 4, indicating in the subject line: Temp Outreach/Community Connector to:

Barb Carroll
Sage Seniors Association
Email: bcarroll@mysage.ca

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