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Zone: Cambridge

Business Name: Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington

Posted: 05-29-2024

Expires: N/A

We are hiring!

The Alzheimer Society is the leading not-for-profit health organization working nationwide to improve the quality of life for Canadians living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. We support people living with dementia to "Live Their Best Day". The Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington (ASWW) offers a variety of services including individual and family counselling, support groups,
educational workshops, social/therapeutic programming, and referral services to other supports in
their communities.

The Bilingual First Link Care Navigator/Social Worker (BFLCNSW) collaborates with community
partners, other ASWW team members to provide client-centred care planning and system navigation
to individuals with dementia/cognitive impairment and their care partners living in the Region of
Waterloo, Guelph, and/or County of Wellington. The position focuses on assessing the social,
emotional, and educational needs of persons with dementia/cognitive impairment and their care
partners to develop and implement coordinated plans of support in collaboration with persons with
dementia/cognitive impairment and their care partners, making referrals and providing consistent
follow-up as required. The BFLCNSW will provide as requested services and programs in French.

The selected candidate for this position will be part of our Programs and Services team and will report
to the Director of Programs and Services. This position is based out of our Cambridge office and will
work 35 hours/week, 8:30 am - 4 pm, Monday - Friday. After successfully completing probation, this
position allows for up to 20% of the work to be done remotely from a home-based office. Evening and
other hours as required with weekly schedule adjusted to accommodate.

This a one-year contract position and compensation range upon hire is $30 - $34/hour, depending on
education and relevant experience. This position includes 3 weeks vacation scheduled at some point
throughout the year. The successful candidate will be eligible for benefits following completion of the
probationary period.