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Human Resources Advisor

Full Time
4 days ago
Position Summary
If you are looking for friendly, supportive staff, work life balance and affordable living this may be just the opportunity that will take your career to a new level.

Provides comprehensive human resources services for an assigned Health Service Delivery Area, including contract interpretation, collective agreement administration, selection advice, performance and change management advice, grievance investigation, dispute resolution facilitation and third party hearings. Provides input into the development of human resources policy, services and programs, and works in conjunction with corporate human resources services to plan, develop and implement strategic objectives and operational plans for the assigned Health Service Delivery Area.

Starting salary will be approximately from $80,935 to $101,168 and will be based on education, training, experience, and salaries of similar positions

Prince George has a population of 89,490 (2021) local residents and is a service centre for approximately 320,000. Prince George has all of the amenities of a larger city mixed with the charm and friendliness of a smaller town. Check out Prince George for more information on what this community has to offer.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
•Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
•Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
•Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
•Employee referral program
•Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
•Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
•"Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

•Completion of a Degree or Diploma in Human Resources Management or a related discipline, and
•Five (5) to seven (7) years of human resources experience in a large, complex unionized environment, or
•An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
-Knowledge of current employment and labour acts and regulations and collective agreements.
-Knowledge of human resources best practices.
-Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with all levels of the organization.
-Ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of team.
-Ability to foster effective working relationships, both internal and external, at all levels.
-Ability to lead change and manage conflict.
-Ability to problem solve complex issues towards creative solutions.
-Ability to anticipate and respond to changing priorities or unforeseen opportunities.
-Ability to make fair and consistent decisions.
-Ability to provide leadership, guidance and direction to others including managers and staff.
-Ability to balance multiple activities concurrently.
-Ability to organize and prioritize work.
-Ability to operate related equipment including computer software applications.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
-Knowledge of current health care issues and trends.
-Effective mediation and facilitation skills.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.
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