Recruitment & Engagement Coordinator

Home Instead Senior Care - Halifax, NS (30+ days ago)

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Home Instead Senior Care is looking for an energetic, motivated, compassionate individual to join the team in Halifax in the role of Recruitment & Engagement Coordinator. You will recruit, hire, train, and engage CAREGivers in order to provide the highest quality of service to aging adults in our community.

Home Instead Senior Care is Nova Scotia's trusted source of non-medical home care and companionship for older adults and individuals needing assistance in remaining independent. We employ CAREGivers who help seniors remain at home by encouraging independence while providing one-on-one support and engagement.

As the Recruitment & Engagement Coordinator, you will have the opportunity to build relationships with CAREGivers from a variety of backgrounds. Some applicants will be young health care students looking to get their feet wet, others will be internationally educated nurses looking to practice their skills in a new country, and many will be retired professionals looking to share their time, skills, and experience enhancing the lives of our clients.

This position will provide you with competitive pay, medical benefits, supportive co-workers, and opportunities for career mobility and advancement.

Primary responsibilities include:
  • Answer each employment inquiry in a friendly, professional, and knowledgeable manner.
  • Develop and implement new recruitment strategies online and within the community.
  • Schedule and conduct applicant interviews in an efficient and professional manner.
  • Prepare and present offers of employment.
  • Onboard new CAREGivers by collecting employment documents, signatures, and reference checks.
  • Schedule and conduct CAREGiver annual reviews and all supervision including regular performance conversations, accountabilities and problem resolution.
  • Work in partnership with the Scheduling Department to coordinate hiring CAREGivers, with an emphasis on creating high-quality matches and extraordinary relationships.
  • Evaluate and update all orientation and training materials as needed.
  • Demonstrate open and effective communication with community partners, co-workers, CAREGivers, and clients.
  • Plan and execute all CAREGiver training sessions and meetings.
  • Participate in overnight/on-call duties 1-2 evenings per week and every 3rd or 4th weekend.
Education/Experience/Skills requirements:
  • Two years of relevant experience is required.
  • A diploma in a relevant field, such as human resources or continuing care, is considered an asset.
  • Experience in a health care setting (in an office environment or as a health care professional such as a CCA) is considered an asset.
  • Must demonstrate sound judgement and good decision-making skills.
  • Must be comfortable presenting.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • Upon hire, candidates must provide a clear criminal background check and vulnerable sector check.