Human Resources Coordinator

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Job Title:
Human Resources Coordinator
Job Category:
Human Resources
Job Type:
Permanent Full Time
Date Posted:
June 7, 2024
Closing Date:
July 7, 2024
Work Location:
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Job Description

Kiknu, meaning “our home” in Mi’kmaq, will be Nova Scotia’s first long term care home on a First Nation community. A residents-first approach to care and service will ensure Kiknu is supporting independence, promoting dignity and placing value on the choices for how elders want to live their lives.

Shannex will act as the operating partner alongside the First Nations community of Eskasoni in the operation of this new home. Together, we will ensure the community delivers exceptional service and care while honouring Mi’kmaw culture, values and traditions.

We are searching for a Human Resources Coordinator to join our Human Resources Team based in Eskasoni, Nova Scotia.

Meaningful Benefits

You will be surrounded by supportive and talented team members who make our communities great places to live, work and visit. As an established and respected organization in the healthcare sector, Shannex offers opportunities for growth, development and advancement. And at the end of every day, you will know you’ve made a measured difference in the lives of our residents. Additional benefits include:

  • Comprehensive health, vision, and dental benefits plan including an Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Life, travel, and other insurances
  • Access to virtual healthcare 24/7 for FREE through the group health benefit plan
  • Defined Contribution Registered Pension Plan (8.7% Kiknu matching)
  •  Vacation accrual (begins immediately) and travel insurance
  • Free onsite parking
  • Access to thousands of perks vendors and discounts through our WorkPerks program, including excellent discounts for apparel, restaurants, technology, fitness, travel, and tickets to some of your favorite sports and entertainment events
  • Access to continuing education and training through Shannex’s Centre of Excellence
  • Opportunities to be part of sector innovation and continuous improvement initiatives
  •  Recognition and Rewards for service excellence and safety

About the Opportunity

  • Administers Workforce Systems throughout the employee life cycle; maintaining employee electronic personnel files
  • Assist in the internal recruitment process by tracking vacancies, posting internal jobs (where applicable as per collective agreement requirements), and notifying hiring manager of applicants
  • Processes employee status changes & terminations, including creation of status change letters and completion of Employee Update Form (EUF) to alert impacted departments
  • Regularly completes audits to maintain data integrity including but not limited to employment entitlement accruals, wage increments, probationary hours, stat holiday banks, vacation banks
  • Refers to and follows guidelines as set out in the Collective Agreement(s) or Terms and Conditions
  • Communicates important information to staff electronically via Shannex Connects (Gazebo) messaging or through employee bulletin boards
  • Presents new employee orientation related to Workforce & Scheduling, providing training on scheduling software
  • Reviews, validates and corrects electronic employee timecards on a daily basis in preparation for the processing of bi-weekly payroll
  • Responds to employee questions and concerns; ensuring inquiries are addressed in a timely manner.

About You

In addition to placing high value on continuous improvement, collaboration and accountability, you bring:

  • College Diploma
  • At least 1 year related experience
  • Strong knowledge and skill with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Prior experience and knowledge of Kronos or other scheduling programs considered an asset
  • A passion for the healthcare sector and/or ensuring seniors have access to quality accommodations, services and care.

About Us

It all began in 1988 when our Founder, Joseph Shannon, purchased a single nursing home in his hometown of Sydney, Cape Breton. For 35 years, Shannex has grown as a trusted provider of senior accommodations, services and care in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Ontario. Our industry-leading services are inspired by residents and delivered by Parkland Retirement Living and Lifestyle Residences, Shannex Enhanced Care, Faubourg du Mascaret, and a home care division of team members who create an exceptional resident experience and a positive, fulfilling work environment where every voice matters.   

If you’re ready to join the Shannex team of Great People, apply today!

Great People is a core value at Shannex based on the belief that our team members are the spirit and foundation of the organization.  Shannex believes equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging is about creating a culture that embraces the uniqueness of individuals, where every person is treated fairly and where racism and discrimination are not tolerated. At Shannex, every team member belongs.

All applications are kept in strict confidentiality.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted