Careers

Interested in a career with Huron Perth Public Health? You'll join a dynamic, collaborative, and progressive work environment where you can promote and protect health in our community. You may also want to check out our volunteer opportunities.

Current opportunities

Community Developer (Full-time) | Job Posting 13-2021

Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) is committed to providing people with a healthy, inclusive and accommodating workplace. HPPH is an equal opportunity employer and provides a dynamic and progressive work environment. We welcome and encourage applications from all persons, including those with disabilities. Upon request, we will provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who take part in all aspects of recruitment and selection process in order to ensure that all materials and processes are accessible to persons with disabilities.

We currently have an opening for a full-time COMMUNITY DEVELOPER starting immediately. This position is based out of the Stratford or Clinton office.

Summary:

The Community Developer will work with communities to identify their priorities to address, promote and advocate for changing the conditions of health inequity. They will also work with a multidisciplinary team of professionals at the health unit, as well as with community service partners. During the pandemic, the successful candidate may be deployed to our COVID-19 response.

Education:

  • Baccalaureate degree in Community Development, Community Health, Health Promotion, Sociology, Social Work or an approved equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Skills and Experience:

  • Significant experience in community development and community capacity building, including experience working with communities to address health and social inequities.
  • Good understanding of collective impact approach to community change.
  • Strong facilitation skills and experience working with community members and groups.
  • Familiar with the characteristics of a large agriculturally-based rural area: economy, municipal structure, community networks and sociology.
  • Knowledge of Huron and Perth counties and various groups and agencies that bridge gaps related to social supports, poverty, food access, skills development and economic development an asset.

Conditions:

  • terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Huron CUPE Collective Agreement
  • obtain and maintain a satisfactory criminal reference check with vulnerable sector screen
  • a valid Ontario Driver’s Licence and access to a safe and well maintained vehicle suitable for travel on behalf of the employer

Hours:

Usually 8:30 am - 4:30 pm; Monday to Friday (flexible may include evenings and weekends)

Wage:

$34.08 - $39.11 per hour

Closing Date:

4:30 pm on April 22, 2021

Apply to:

Barb Leavitt, Director of Population Health
Huron Perth Public Health
653 West Gore Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 1L4Email: recruitment@hpph.ca
[please include job posting Number 13-2021 in the subject line of your email]

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. | Posted: April 8, 2021


 

Parent Resource Visitor: Healthy Baby Healthy Children (Part-time) | Job Posting 14-2021

Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) is committed to providing people with a healthy, inclusive and accommodating workplace. HPPH is an equal opportunity employer and provides a dynamic and progressive work environment. We welcome and encourage applications from all persons, including those with disabilities. Upon request, we will provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who take part in all aspects of recruitment and selection process in order to ensure that all materials and processes are accessible to persons with disabilities.

We currently have an opening for a permanent part time Parent Resource Visitor. This position is a 0.8 FTE with temporary increase to 1.0 FTE until December 31, 2021. Parent Resource Visitor will be deployed to COVID response starting immediately, with plan to support the Healthy Babies Healthy Children program out of the Wingham office in the future.

Summary:

The Parent Resource Visitor works with families, to build on their strengths, develop positive parenting skills, connect with community resources, and promote optimal child development. The focus of the position is to fulfil the requirements of the Healthy Babies Healthy Children program although there is a possibility that the position will involve supporting the COVID response. The Healthy Babies Healthy Children program includes a multi-disciplinary team approach to provide parenting information and support through a home visiting model. The Parent Resource Visitor uses a holistic approach that considers the impact of determinants of health in supporting the families to reach their parenting goals.

Education:

  • High-school diploma

Skills and Experience:

  • effective oral and written communication
  • ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • effective in establishing and maintaining therapeutic relationships
  • ability to manage time effectively
  • advocacy, motivational interviewing, and conflict management
  • experience working with parents and children
  • computer skills

Conditions:

  • terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Huron CUPE Collective Agreement
  • obtain and maintain a satisfactory criminal reference check with vulnerable sector screen
  • immunizations in accordance with Board Policy including annual influenza immunization unless medically contra indicated
  • a valid Ontario driver’s license and access to a safe and well-maintained vehicle suitable for carrying out duties on behalf of the employer

Hours:

  • Usually 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; Monday – Friday

Wage:

  • $26.58 - $30.48 per hour

Closing Date: 

4:30 PM on Monday, April 19, 2021

Apply to:

Huron Perth Public Health
653 West Gore Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 1L4

Email: recruitment@hpph.ca | [Please include Job Posting Number 14-2021 in the subject line of your email]

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. | Posted April 7, 2021


Diversity

We are an equal opportunity employer and value workplace diversity. We are committed to hiring the best person for the job. Our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, ancestry, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, record of offences, marital, relationship, or family status, or disability as set under the Human Rights Code of Ontario.