Req ID: 116227
Location: Central Zone, Halifax Infirmary Robie Street Entrance
Department : PEC Community Health Board CZ
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status: Admin Professionals NSGEU
Posting Closing Date: 4-Aug-21
Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.
Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.
Reporting to the Zone Manager, Public Engagement and CHB Support, the Community Health Board Coordinator provides support to community health boards (CHBs) to assist in achieving the mandate of CHBs as outlined in the associated legislation and regulations. The Community Health Board Coordinator facilitates organizational development including assisting with Board recruitment, volunteer support, training, policy development and other administrative functions. The Community Health Board Coordinator is a contributing member of the Public Engagement and CHB Support team by facilitating citizen engagement in community health planning and applying the principles of community development and health promotion to address community health promoting initiatives consistent with CHB community health plans.
- Undergraduate degree in health education/ promotion, community development, adult education, or a combination of relevant education and work experience in community health or community development
- Cultural competency training considered an asset
- Completion of the Foundations of Public Participation training program (International Association for Public Participation) is considered an asset
- Minimum of 3 years' experience working with community based groups or projects
- Working knowledge and demonstrated application of the principles of health promotion, the prevention continuum and population health assessment
- Working knowledge of program planning and evaluation methods (including logic models)
- Experience in community health planning, community development and community or public engagement
- Experience in volunteer board development, working with diverse groups and teams in a community setting
- Demonstrated skills in report writing and policy development
- Demonstrated skills in facilitation and knowledge of the principles of adult education
- Excellent listening and verbal communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to read, write and speak English fluently; the ability to communicate verbally in French is an asset
- Demonstrated proficiency with word processing, electronic communication, presentation software, web-based research etc.
- Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize work to meet deadlines
- Ability to work constructively as part of a larger team
- Ability to work flexible hours
- Access to reliable transportation
- Good attendance and work record
- Successful external applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.
Hours of Work
Permanent Full Time Position; 75 hours bi-weekly
Community Health Board Coordinator
- $33.08 hourly
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.
Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.
- Criminal Record Check
- Proof of education & training certifications
- Proof of any additional required qualification
- Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
- Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
- Proof of SIN number
Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Admin Professionals bargaining unit
- NSGEU position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.