Indigenous Traditional Wellness Counselor

Business Support - Other
Alberta Health Services
ALB00110799 Requisition #
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  • Classification: Coordinator
  • Union: Exempt
  • Department: CAL.Indgns Wellness Supports
  • Primary Location: Southport Tower
  • Negotiable Location: Within Calgary Zone
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 24-JUL-2019
  • Date Available: 06-AUG-2019
  • Hours per Shift: Varies
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call
  • Days Off: Other
  • Minimum Salary: $22.84
  • Maximum Salary: $38.07
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Diploma or certificate in an approved health related program in a regulated profession (e.g. Social Work, LPN). Registration in good standing with applicable college or eligible for registration in respective professional body. Recognized by the Indigenous community as having accrued traditional rights to facilitate ceremonial, spiritual and/or teachings. Able to provide training and guidance in the use of traditional Indigenous approaches to wellbeing. Experience in a health care setting or in a human services field. Advanced experience/knowledge of Indigenous healing methods, culture and traditions. Knowledge of Indigenous history, worldview, perspectives, and beliefs/values. Ability to facilitate traditional Indigenous protocol, traditional medicines, and Aboriginal Healing method.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Demonstrates good written skills and use of relevant computer software.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience in a health care setting or in a human services field with a focus on health preferred. Ability to speak a First Nations and/or Metis language preferred. Ability to translate Indigenous Ways of Knowing preferred.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.


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