Labour Relations Consultant

NL Health Services

Job Description

Temporary Full Time until 31 December 2024, with possible extension
Human Resources Consultant: Labour Relations
Corner Brook, NL

Definition of Work: Reporting to the Provincial Human Resources Manager, Labour Relations, the incumbent will provide Labour/Employee Relations support to the various programs and departments of Western Health. Included, but not limited to these responsibilities, will be the administration and interpretation of collective agreements, managing discipline processes, conducting workplace investigations, and providing support with grievance procedures.

The incumbent will be required to work cooperatively with employees, managers and union representatives of Western Health, as well as other members of the Human Resources team. In addition to providing Labour Relations support, the incumbent will be required to support other areas of the Human Resources Department as needed in areas including, but not limited to Recruitment, Pensions and Benefits, or Scheduling.

The successful candidate must demonstrate the key skills, behaviours, abilities and knowledge as outlined in the five domains of the LEADS in a Caring Environment Framework.
o Leading yourself by having self-awareness, managing your performance and health, developing yourself, and demonstrating character that is in line with Western Health’s values of respect, equity, transparency, advocacy, collaboration, innovation accountability, and excellence;
o Engaging others through fostering development of others, contributing to the creation of a healthy organization, communicating effectively, and building effective teams;
o Achieving results by setting direction, strategically aligning decisions with vision, values, evidence, taking action to implement decisions, and assessing and evaluating outcomes;
o Developing coalitions through purposefully building partnerships and networks to create results, demonstrating a commitment to customers and service, mobilizing knowledge, and navigating socio-political environments;
o Transforming systems by thinking analytically and critically and questioning and challenging the status quo, encouraging and supporting innovation, orienting oneself strategically to the future, and championing and orchestrating change.

Required Qualifications: The successful applicant will have a university degree in Business Administration/Commerce, or within another related field, preferably with major course work in Human Resources.

The successful candidate must demonstrate experience and a working knowledge in Labour/Employee relations, discipline procedures, conflict/dispute resolution, grievance procedures, workplace investigations and collective agreement administration and interpretation. Candidates with a university degree in an unrelated field who have direct work experience in Labour/Employee Relations may also be considered.

A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required for this position.
NOTE: The candidate may be required to travel throughout the region on a regular basis.

Use of a private vehicle is a condition of employment.
Hours of Work: 70 Hours per pay period
and hours, Monday to Friday
Salary Scale: $64,742.00 to $84,164.00 per Annum (Salary Under Review)
Competition Number: WH
Competition Closing Date: 7 May 2024
Recruiter Name: Martina Fequet

Western Health values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada.

Please provide resume, proof of qualifications, and the names of two references. Applicants who do not provide the necessary documentation as outlined on this job posting will not be considered.

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Thank you for your interest with Western Health; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.