Early Childhood Intervention Coordinator

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Closing date: May 25, 2018

Location: Fort Simpson

Department: NTHSSA DC - Healthy Families

Job Code: 15568

Salary: $67,607 - $80,691

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Limited Competition

This job opening is limited to residents living within a 25 kilometre radius of Fort Simpson, NT.

Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut.  Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.



Job Information

The NTHSSA administers all regional health and social services delivered through 3 Community Health Centers, 6 Community Health Station and 1 Long Term Care facility in the Dehcho Region. The NTHSSA provides and supports the delivery of health care services to adults and children on an outpatient and outreach basis as well as to residents of the Long Term Care facility in order to enhance healthy communities' well-being through excellence, accountability and respect for regional diversity.

Reporting to the Regional Health Promotion Coordinator (RHPC), the ECIC works with community members, health and social services providers, and other agencies to support the physical, mental and emotional wellbeing of children 0-6 years of age in the Dehcho communities. The ECIC is an integral member of the Regional Care Team. Clientele includes families identified through early childhood screening and assessment as potentially benefiting from programs and services. The ECIC will provide regular case management and support for families.

The ECIC plays a significant role in acting as a navigator and liaison between the client/families, community and regional service providers, and the NTHSSA. This practice ensures that families of children (ages 0-6 years) who have need for intervention because of an existing developmental delay receive the supports they require at the community level. Programs and Services may be provided within the Health Centre, Health Stations, community day care centers, or in the family's home.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

Completion of a Diploma in Early Childhood Development / Education program with 1 year of experience.


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Term Position

This job opening is for a one (1) year term position.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $34.67 per hour (approximately $67,606 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $10,192.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview.  Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.


Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 15568         

Closing Date: May 25, 2018 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Fort Smith HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
83 Breynat Street
Box 876
Ph. (867) 872-6500
Fax (867) 872-3298
E-mail:  jobsfortsmith@gov.nt.ca