A Family Support Specialist can be the first line of welcome, information, and health system navigation for clients and families living with childhood disability. Working as part of the hospital’s Client and Family Integrated Care team, the Family Support Specialist facilitates client and family-centred approaches to education and training. The position plays a key role in client and family information sharing, resource development, workshop coordination, and peer networking activities at Holland Bloorview.
The Family Support Specialist will advance Holland Bloorview’s mission, vision and values by: supporting clients and families to find appropriate, meaningful and evidence-informed education resources and workshops in a timely manner; partnering with hospital staff, students and Family Leaders (volunteers) to design user-friendly education resources and workshops; and advocating for client and family choice in health care decision-making and daily living.
This Family Support Specialist position is anticipated to be a two-year temporary part time (0.6 FTE) position.
Workshop and Parent Support Network Development & Coordination
Client and Family Information Consults
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
To apply please visit https://www.hollandbloorview.ca/about-us/working-with-us/current-job-opportunities