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JOB POSTING : PICTOU COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE – START UP PROJECT LEAD

Jun 6, 2024

Home 5 News 5 JOB POSTING : PICTOU COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE – START UP PROJECT LEAD

The Pictou County Community Health Centre (PC-CHC) is a not-for-profit health and wellness resource that serves, and is accountable to, the Pictou County community. Pictou County is situated on the North Shore of Nova Scotia, consisting of Pictou Landing First Nation, five towns surrounded by a large rural area, with a population of approximately 44,000 people. The PC-CHC is a newly established health service committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Our mission is to provide community-led, prevention focused, person-centred Primary Health Care to people in Pictou County.

We are currently looking to fill a Project Lead role for a one year position/contract (with the possibility of extension). This position requires a significant level of autonomy, self-management, and resourcefulness to meet the needs of a start-up Health Centre.

Key responsibilities:
• Implement phase 1 of the Operational Plan for the PC-CHC (to access a copy of our Operational Plan please contact us via the email address provided below)
• Identify opportunities with partners in community services and agencies to meet population health needs of equity deserving people in Pictou County
• Identify, prepare and report on funding opportunities and proposals
• Support the preparation of budgets and administration of PC CHC funds
• Represent PC-CHC to the community, government agencies, and partner organizations
• Assist in hiring PC-CHC staff and human resource management
• Report regularly to the Board of Directors to ensure that the Board is informed of appropriate organization activities, opportunities, or concerns

Qualifications:
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Experience in community development and engagement
• Understanding of social determinants of health and Community Health Centre (CHC) Model of Care
• Project management skills/experience
• Collaborative leadership experience
• Experience with new organizations/services
• Creative and innovative thinker
• Action oriented and results driven

Education & Experience:
• Three – five years of experience in the health/social services and/or community development workforce
• Post-secondary education in health/human services, business administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Knowledge and application of social media and other information technology tools
• Willingness to be located within reasonable proximity of Pictou County would be considered a definite asset

Compensation: $76,000 – 85,000. This is a 1-year position/contract with the possibility of extension.

If you think you are a good fit for this position, you may contact Anne Simmonds, Chair, PC-CHC at pictoucountychc@gmail.com for additional information, or send your resume and cover letter directly to pictoucountychc@gmail.com.

We will accept applications until June 30, 2024. We thank you for your interest. Only those invited for an interview will be contacted.