OverviewWinnipeg Health Region Workforce Development Coordinator – Aboriginal Health Programs Full Time in Winnipeg, MB
Winnipeg Health Region
Branch Winnipeg MB CA
Workforce Development Coordinator – Aboriginal Health Programs
The incumbent will develop a comprehensive regional representative workforce strategy, including the development and implementation of recruitment resources and…
Position# 20001778 & 20001778
Reporting to the Director – Workforce Development , the Workforce Development Coordinator will contribute to the development of a representative workforce within the Winnipeg Health Region that facilitates greater inclusion of the Indigenous community. The incumbent will develop a comprehensive regional representative workforce strategy, including the development and implementation of recruitment resources and tools to promote and support recruitment of Indigenous employees. In addition, the incumbent develops strong working relationships with various sectors of Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) management, employees, and the community to enhance the Region’s capacity to attract Indigenous job seekers to careers in the health field. The Workforce Development Coordinator also promotes a positive public awareness of the WRHA and its career options and services to internal and external stakeholders of the healthcare system, and acts as a resource to the WRHA to increase awareness of the healthcare careers/employment opportunities among Indigenous job seekers through a variety of career exploration, outreach and recruitment initiatives.
University Degree or College diploma in social sciences, human resources or management required
Experience in/and knowledge of Workforce Development functions specializing in Healthcare, Indigenous employment, workforce development, youth engagement strategies.
Previous experience in workforce or career development, involving engagement activities and outreach to the community.
Experience working with the Indigenous community; knowledge of Indigenous customs, values, beliefs and traditions.
Demonstrated experience promoting careers to Indigenous students and youth, with the ability to provide information on community resources and encourage them to apply to various training/education programs.
Ability to work as part of a team and manage interpersonal relationships professionally.
Working knowledge of the Indigenous community resources and organizations.
Ability to set goals and meet deadlines under pressure and with changing priorities.
Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills (report writing and presentations).
Ability to manage tasks and projects involving diverse organizations in the community and internal stakeholders.
Demonstrated strategic problem-solving skills and research experience.
Preference will be given to individuals who are of Aboriginal ancestry.
Valid Driver’s License.
Access to vehicle.
This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.
Salary: commensurate with education and qualifications
Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment and/or to provide evidence of educational achievements.
Any application/resume received after the deadline closing date will be marked late and not included in the competition.
Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more EFT positions greater than 1.0 combined across the WRHA legal entity (Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA Corporate Programs, WRHA Community Health Services). Consider this prior to applying for positions, as Employees in this situation cannot be awarded an additional position that will put them over full-time (1.0 EFT).
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA
Posted on: 2016-05-19