Northern Talent Sourcing Specialist

Name of organization posting this job/opportunity: 
First Nations Health Authority
Posting Date: 
Monday, May 17, 2021
Closing Date: 
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Prince George, BC
Job Status: 
Full Time

Are you passionate about the health & wellness of Northern BC’s First Nations communities?
Would you like to be part of an innovative strategy to foster health care talent “In the North, for the North”? Are you a gifted relationship builder, keen to growing the next generation of Indigenous health care workers?

This unique position brings together community outreach and talent acquisition, focused on finding and growing our Indigenous health care practitioners in the North.

This pilot position is an innovative collaboration between Northern Health & First Nations Health Authority – with a vision to build a strong pipeline of Indigenous health care practitioners In the North, For the North. As a Sourcing Specialist, you will grow and leverage your relationships with First Nations communities and organizations across the North to find the best current and future Indigenous talent for our Health Authorities. You will balance your time between sourcing for open roles and doing outreach in communities and schools, encouraging our next generation to build their career in health care. You will also act as a bridge and liaison between the two health authorities.

Some priority projects you will work on:

-Sourcing and full-cycle recruitment for over 300 Home Support Health Care Access Program (HCAP) positons and Mobile Support Team positions
-Building partnerships with schools across the North to enable outreach and support student recruitment.
-Build relationships with First Nations communities and organizations to source local, hard-to-find talent.

To be successful in this role you will need:

-Lived experience in the North with strong existing relationships in community
-Undergraduate degree and/or an advanced certificate in human resources, marketing, or related topic.
-2 to 4 years of progressively responsible experience in recruitment,
-Experience in community engagement
-Project management skills that encompass multiple facets.
-Experience working in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders
-Preference will be given to candidates with experience in healthcare, and/or with First Nations, and/or recruiting in a unionized environment.
-An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) and its employees are committed to a proactive holistic approach to health and wellness, and to the delivery of services which are sustainable and honour the customs and traditions of First Nations communities.

The Northern Health Authority (NHA) leads the way in promoting health and providing health services for Northern and Rural populations. Through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, we provide exceptional health services for Northerners.

Together, NHA & FHNA are working to foster an “In the North, for the North” recruitment and retention philosophy; and a culture of respect and cultural safety for Indigenous peoples.

Please note that only those applicants shortlisted will be contacted. If you do not hear from us about this position, please accept our sincere appreciation for your interest in FNHA!

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If you have any inquiries or issues please contact FNHA Recruitment at or 1-844-699-3186.

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