Full Time Position available in Thompson, MB.

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Job Summary:
Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is seeking a highly motivated member to assume the role of Health Care Aide. The health care aide will provide basic patient care and personal assistance to the participants of the Wellbriety Centre in a professional and respectful manner.

Roles and Responsibilities:
•Provide basic patient care, assist with mobility issues when required and assist with medication administration.
•Provide excellent communication and positive relationship building with the centre participants and staff.
•Recognize and support unique needs to participants.
•Coordinate medical appointments, and community resource appointments.
•Maintain case management and health care aid supplies.
•Provide sanitary cleaning regularly.


Education, Skills, and Experience:
•Health care aide certificate or post-secondary education in the health field.
•A combination of education and relevant experience will be considered.
•Ability to respect and promote confidentiality.
•Valid CPR/First Aid certificate is required.
•Knowledge of traditional and modern education techniques.
•Have knowledge of understanding all the different needs of the patient
•Working knowledge of Microsoft work, Internet, Email, and other business-related computer software.
•Have or be willing to complete and practice Applied Suicide Intervention (ASIST) certificate.
•Have or be willing to complete Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) certificate.
•Knowledge of one or more First Nation languages would be an asset.
•Good physical and mental maturity.
•Ability to provide any lifting when needed.
•Ability to provide case management skills with proper and effective case notes.
•Time management, organizational and critical thinking skills.
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
•A current Criminal Records Check and vulnerable persons check must be provided.
•A valid class 5 driver’s license is required and a willingness to travel when needed.


Key skills and Competencies:
•Manages conflict, resourcefulness, communicated effectively, maintains professionalism, values differences, patient focus, instils rust, positive relationship building, being resilient, demonstrates self-awareness, collaborates, builds effective teams.


Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their cover letter identifying the position applying for and resume, along with 3 professional reference listings. (Include a most recent employer reference) by: 4:00 PM on November 28, 2023 to: [email protected].

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. No phone calls will be accepted.


Incorporated in 1981 as the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO). MKO is a non-profit, political advocacy organization that provides a collective voice on issues of inherent, Treaty, Indigenous, and human rights for citizens of the 26 sovereign First Nations we repr esent. The MKO Fir st N ations are signatory to Treaties 4, 5, 6, and 10.