Consultant- Strategic Partnership and Engagement- Public Health

Nova Scotia Health Authority

Job title:

Consultant- Strategic Partnership and Engagement- Public Health


Nova Scotia Health Authority

Job description

​Req ID: 180794
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Central Zone, Public Health Services – Burnside
Department: PH HC Admin Support
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Status: MGMT/NON-Union Management/Non Union Position
Posting Closing Date: 10-Jun-24Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there’s a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with a Nova Scotia Health role means you’ll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.About the OpportunityReporting to the Manager, Healthy Communities, the Consultant, Strategic Partnership and Engagement provides advanced knowledge, leadership, and coordination of the Public Health Zone workforce development in the area of partnerships. The position is responsible, for working with others, to strengthen and build a culture of working in successful partnerships and civic engagement in Public Health. The position works closely with the Manager, Healthy Communities, and other Consultants to provide advice and direction for partnership engagement, building and sustaining effective coalitions.The Consultant has in-depth knowledge of the steps of developing and sustaining partnerships and coalitions and understands how to create and plan opportunities for strengthening practice among staff. The incumbent achieves this by providing the necessary guidance, coordination, and direction to staff on the use of methods and tools, continually advising staff practice, and recommending quality initiatives and work practice changes to the manager. The position builds and links to coalitions and strengthens the work in partnership between Mental Health & Addiction Services, Primary Health Care, and the NSH’s department of Public Engagement and Community Health Board Support. The Consultant is a champion for volunteerism and seeks ways to mobilize the community in taking action for better health outcomes. The position works with local CHBs through community health planning and links the PH work plans around CHB priorities.The Consultant collaborates with system and external partners, identifies and monitors key indicators, and supports knowledge exchange across the health system and other sectors.About YouWe would love to hear from you if you have the following:

  • Master’s in public health, health promotion, or equivalent with 3 – 5 years of relevant experience
  • Baccalaureate degree in health promotion or other relevant fields, with 5 – 7 years of relevant experience
  • Equivalent combination of education and 7 years progressive leadership experience may be considered
  • Eligible for registration with a professional body, as appropriate
  • Training in IAP2
  • Experience in planning, development, and evaluation of public health programs, services, and initiatives
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the Core Competencies for Public Health and LEADS
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders using a variety of methods
  • Demonstrated success in building strategic partnerships, networks, coalitions, and collaborative working relationships with a variety of internal and external partners to support public policy work (school boards, municipal units)
  • Demonstrated innovative systems thinking with an understanding of working with communities
  • Demonstrated high standards of ethics, integrity, respect, and accountability
  • Demonstrated knowledge of volunteer management, training, and orientation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community development and mobilization
  • Demonstrated expertise in the role of partnerships and community engagement in animating public policy work
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.Hours

  • Permanent Full Time/100% FTE / 75 Hours Bi-weekly

Compensation and Incentives$37.60 – $49.97 HourlySuccessful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan. (Permanent Long Assignments Only)Once You’ve AppliedThank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.​This is a Management/Non Union bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.Nova Scotia Health 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. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.Follow Us!

Expected salary

$37.6 – 49.97 per hour


Dartmouth, NS

Job date

Tue, 28 May 2024 22:06:20 GMT

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