Access Navigator (Bilingual) – Provincial Preschool Autism Services

IWK Health


Locations across Nova Scotia

  • Bachelor of Social Work required (other health care professional degrees with experience in facilitating intakes may be considered).
  • Registration with the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers (NSCSW) or applicable College is required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years related clinical experience, required.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years experience in intake and/or client navigation, preferred.
  • Experience in pediatric settings, and specifically autism, preferred.
  • Knowledge of IWK, Nova Scotia Health, Autism Nova Scotia, Hearing and Speech Nova Scotia, and community resources and skills in navigating systems preferred.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently conduct virtual and telephone-facilitated intake for the purpose of gathering and providing information and support to patients and families and matching of services required.
  • Ability to match criteria for clinical streams to identify patient and family needs required.
  • Ability to accurately enter data and use databases and patient information systems to collect patient information and to retrieve reports related to patient demographics and wait times required.
  • Able to work in a collaborative and consultative manner as part of an interprofessional team required.
  • Demonstrated clinical competence and experience with the described patient population required.
  • Competencies in other languages required; French required.


$33.9688 – $44.3956 /hour

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