Employee Relations Advisor (Worksite Location Is Flexible)

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Employee Relations Advisor (Worksite Location Is Flexible)

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Author pmnationtalk
Date September 11, 2020
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Flexible
Category Administrative Services
Client Interior Health Authority
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Employee Relations Advisor (Worksite Location Is Flexible)

Competition #: 01443399
Bargaining Unit: NON-CONTRACT
Facility: Flexible
Close Date: SEPTEMBER 16, 2020*


Position Summary
Come join our dynamic Human Resources team as an Employee Relations Advisor. The worksite location for this position is flexible anywhere within the beautiful Interior Health region.

The Employee Relations Advisor (ERA), under the guidance and/or collaboration of the Operational Employee Relations Consultant (ERC) and direction of the Employee Relations Manager, provides HR advice and guidance to clients on operational Human Resource matters including but not limited to general Collective Agreement and policy issues, workplace health and safety issues, and investigations.

As a partner to client-managers, the ERA focuses on providing advice, guidance, and support through effective consultation, including coaching, facilitating, and co-coordinating a wide range of HR services within the assigned portfolio. The ERA may also participate on leadership teams within the assigned portfolio and participates in Human Resources special assignments, projects and events that have site, portfolio and health authority wide applications. The ERA is a primary link between the services provided by the Corporate HR Departments and the managers and employees within the portfolio. The ERA works closely with the Corporate HR Departments for program direction, professional guidance, and expertise.

To fulfill the role as described, the ERA must have general knowledge both in the full scope of business of HR within IH and the manager’s business – providing consultation to the manager from a systemic perspective to address many operational HR matters which include Labour Relations, Investigations, Attendance Management, Workplace Health & Safety, Recruitment, Compensation, Classification, Work Design, and Organization Development.

A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a university degree in Human Resources plus three (3) years of related experience with working knowledge of standard human resource policies and practices and related employment legislation. CPHR designation is an asset.

LEADS Capabilities
Demonstrates all LEADS Capabilities, in particular:
• Leads Self/Cultural Agility – self-awareness, demonstrates character; noticing and adapting to cultural uniqueness to create a sense of safety for all.
• Engages Others/Empathy – communicates effectively; listens with heart rather than reacting
• Achieves Results/Process Orientation – takes action to implement decisions, assesses & evaluates results, follows culturally respectful processes that also produce results
• Develops Coalitions/Building a Trust-Based Relationship – builds partnership and networks to create results, demonstrates a commitment to customers and service, participating in open exchanges of experiences and culture
• System Transformation/Credible Champion – demonstrates systems/critical thinking, strategically oriented to the future, champions & orchestrates change, remains self-aware and maintains effective relationships, shows courage and conviction in advocating for change for the betterment of Aboriginal people.

Skills and Abilities:
• A general understanding of Canadian/Provincial labour and employment law.
• Ability to model professionalism and integrity.
• Capability to organize and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced and often hectic working environment.
• Capacity to maintain strict confidentiality.
• Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Ability to think systematically and strategically.
• A high level of coaching skills.
• Team building, mediation, and facilitation skills.
• Negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
• Strong knowledge of current employment investigation practices.
• Leadership skills
• Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations: labour, workplace health and safety, human rights, and employment standards.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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