• Full Time
  • Windsor

Berkshire Care Centre

Do you have a passion for making a difference? At Berkshire Care Centre, we are passionate about ‘Making Every Moment Matter.” We are seeking a candidate that shares our values – a person who has a passion for making a difference, who has a strong moral compass, and who has a commitment to teamwork. Making every moment matter is about improving all the things that make life enjoyable. Things like making someone feel better, making connections with them or for them with other residents, showing them a new song, or even just giving them something to look forward to. At Berkshire Care Centre, we are passionate about providing compassionate care for families' loved ones, where the residents of our home come before anything else. Our values follow a ‘People’ focused philosophy, Participation ~ Excellence ~ Openness ~ Performance ~ Longevity ~ Efficient Use of Resources. This philosophy can be seen in every aspect and level of our home. Since Berkshire Care Centre opened, we have offered a community within a community that people were happy to call ‘home’. We pride ourselves in this community connection, our philosophies, and the feeling of comfort that can be felt as soon as the door opens. Position Overview Reporting in a matrix environment to the Executive Director and Manager, HHR, the Employee Engagement Business Partner leads and manages the people engagement strategy-related agenda with the business unit and Home/Community leadership including leading and HHR change management projects. This role is a key point of contact for operational leadership that ensures that their decision-making aligns with HHR best practices. Our ideal candidate is a dedicated health human resources professional who is passionate about employee engagement, identifying and retaining leaders for tomorrow and is able to create strong relationships with team members and leadership. This position would require the successful hire to work on-site at Berkshire Care Centre. Responsibilities of the Employee Engagement Business Partner at Berkshire Care Centre Individual Development Plans (IDP), Succession Planning & Leadership Development Oversee and maintain the performance management review process (IDP) at the Homes/Communities Partner with the Staff Development Coordinator and leadership teams to analyze IDP data and identify goal and development needs within the Home/Community Provide strategic support regarding succession planning, leadership development, and workforce planning Partner with Home/Community leadership teams to analyze workforce, demographic, and attrition data and suggest areas of focus or improvement Partner with the talent acquisition team members and Homes/Community leadership teams to utilize succession and emerging leaders pipelines to fill roles Manage, deliver and facilitate team member read-backs and team workshops as they relate to the team’s needs through the use of the behavioral and cognitive assessment software Engagement & Well Being Oversee the onboarding process for new team members in the Home/Community Oversee the employee survey processes including the annual employee engagement survey, exit & onboarding, and on-demand surveys. Analyze trending and partner with Home/Community leadership to support action plans Conduct management exit and onboarding surveys at the Homes/Communities. Analyze trending and report findings to senior management In collaboration with the HHR team and Homes/Communities, develop and implement engagement and retention initiatives across Homes/Communities In collaboration with the Manager, HHR develop and implement well-being and recognition initiatives across all Homes/Communities Co-Chair the Health and Well-Being Committee at the Home/Community level and incorporate the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) platform Recruitment Life Cycle Managing the end-to-end recruitment life cycle from drafting job postings, candidate search, screening, selection, references, offer through to closing and placement Lead job requisition gathering sessions with Home/Community leadership team to determine the appropriate knowledge, skills and capabilities requirements prior to post Identify external emerging talent pools and partner with the Health Human Resources (HHR) team members and Homes/Communities to utilize succession planning and internal emerging leader pipelines to fill rolesAssess candidate skills and experience using the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Maintain targeted interview guides that identify candidates with top skills, knowledge and abilities that best meet role requirements Plan interview and selection procedures, including targeted search strategy Ensure recruitment activity is updated regularly in the ATS, reporting on hiring metrics, trends, successes and challenges Liaise effectively with Employee Engagement Specialist(s) to ensure an integrated service to hiring managers and candidates Understand hiring forecasts based on analysis of recruitment and attrition data Define and execute innovative search tactics using industry best practices to attract qualified candidates, both internally and externally Independently source and gather supply and demand insights to attract candidates Develop strong partnerships and relationships with hiring managers across the business unit and within the Homes/Communities Other duties as assigned Systems Maintain effective HRIS/LMS technology and related tools so that internal service delivery is optimized Ensure all users are trained and understand how to use and optimize the system(s) Audit processes, data, and user experience(s) and recommend improvements Keep abreast of innovative HR technologies and platforms HR Processes and Policies Support all HHR matters including interpretation of HR policies and procedures, employment legislation, compensation, performance management, leadership development, and engagement & well being In collaboration with the Regional Directors, Operations, and Clinical Leads, align HHR practices, programs, and initiatives and update as changes are made. Identify strategies for continuous improvements Ensure compliance with employment legislation in the Homes/Communities Other Duties Drive communication to help facilitate the change management process throughout the Homes/Communities. Assist leaders and team members in understanding and supporting new HHR initiatives and changes Arrange and support WSIB and return to work meetings, as required Support internal employee-related investigations, as required Provide support for redevelopment initiatives, and Home/Community closings, if applicable Support HHR meetings within the Homes/Communities and/or business units Gather and report on key HHR metrics identified by the business and provide recommendations for continuous improvement(s) Make it a priority to understand the business and it’s needs in order to be able to provide the best strategic guidance to the operations and Home/Community leadership team and other leaders Assist in aligning HHR strategy with business priorities to drive to results Other tasks as assigned Qualifications At Berkshire Care Centre we take pride in our employees, so your qualifications are important to us. We use them to get to know you and see if we are a good fit for each other. The qualifications needed to join our family at Berkshire Care Centre are as follows: University /College degree in Human Resources Management, Labour/Industrial Relations, or another related discipline Holds or is working towards the Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL), CHRP, or equivalent designation from the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) 5+ years experience in Human Resources and Labour/Industrial Relations Experience in long-term care and retirement is an asset Extensive knowledge and proven ability to provide advice to Home/Community leadership on the application of the Ontario Employment Standards Act, Workplace Safety & Insurance Act, Human Rights Code, Labour Relations Act, Pay Equity Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act Must also have experience in areas of employment law, attendance management, performance management, leadership development, WSIB and accommodation/modified work placements, conflict resolution, displacements/terminations Ability to coach, guide, and counsel managers and team members across all levels of the business unit Excellent communication skills, written and verbal Experience in leveraging new technology and emerging processes such as HRIS/LMS platforms Experience with behavioral and cognitive assessments such as Predictive Index Demonstrate good judgment, discretion, and sensitivity to confidentiality Excellent time management, sense of urgency, and attention to detail are critical Demonstrated problem-solving skills, and resourcefulness with a high degree of initiative Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented and matrix-led environment Must have a clear vulnerable sector screen, no older than 6 months, TB test results less than 6 months old, and must be able to provide three supervisory references. Berkshire Care Centre recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, staff, and others from COVID-19. As such, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, it will be a condition of employment that all new hires are fully vaccinated having received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine and a booster approved by Health Canada, 14 days before the start date. How to apply? Please submit a resume, cover letter, and references. We look forward to speaking with you and Making Every Moment Matter™. We are committed to inclusion, diversity, and equity in the workplace, and we welcome applications from all persons. Our organization takes the accessibility needs of employees and candidates with disabilities into account during the position summary review process. Employees and candidates are required to notify their Director/Manager/Supervisor or Hiring Manager if they have any accessibility needs and the organization will work with the employee to address them.

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