External Recruiter - BM186

External Recruiter - BM186

30 Jun
Interior Health Authority

30 Jun

Interior Health Authority



Community :KELOWNA



Position Summary

Are you an experienced Recruiter with strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to quickly develop effective relationships? Do you possess creative and innovative ways to attract talent? If you answered yes, Employee Recruitment is currently seeking a Recruiter focused on building capacity within our Mental Health Substance Use (MHSU) system of care, one of IHA's key strategies!

This position will be responsible for providing value-added advice and guidance to client-managers within the MHSU portfolio on external recruitment activities.

External Recruitment is organized by Collective Agreement (including non-contract). A strong team approach is taken to ensure standard levels of service for all customers.


• Developing and sustaining Interior Health (IH) recruitment capacity

• Building relationships to attract potential future talent

• A strong recruitment team that supports hiring managers in meeting their health Human Resource needs

This is a temporary full time position until August 31, 2022. Hours of work are Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 16:00.

This position also offers a flexible worksite within our Health Service region.

Some duties of the position:

Working within an accountability framework, the key responsibilities include:

• Advising hiring managers of marketing opportunities to recruit qualified staff

• Prescreening and short-listing candidates as per manager specifications

• Assisting with the development of hiring tools

• Providing HR guidance on interview and selection of external applicants

• Maintaining an inventory of qualified external applicants

• Works with marketing specialists on the team to develop marketing materials and promote opportunities

• Liaising and building relationships with educational institutions within the portfolio to attract potential staff

• Developing, evaluating, and continuously improving recruitment practices and services

• Performing other duties as assigned

Some of the Benefits of Joining Interior Health:

An attractive remuneration package and excellent career prospects await the right candidate. In addition to a competitive wage, we offer one of the best benefit packages and pension plans in Canada. In addition to Medical, Dental and Extended Health coverage, we offer paid annual vacation starting at 4 weeks (20 days) up to a maximum of 7 weeks (35 days).

If this sounds like a perfect opportunity for you to hone your recruitment skills and work with a fantastic team, apply today!


• A relevant undergraduate degree (A non-related degree and experience, in combination with a professional designation (CPHR), will be considered)

• A minimum of three years of recent, related experience combined with:

o Experience running a high volume recruitment desk

o Experience of interviewing and using selection tools

Skills and Abilities

• Sound knowledge of leading recruitment practices

• Demonstrated innovative thinker with the ability to translate ideas into process and/or action, including the ability to blend innovative ideas with critical thinking

• A customer-focused approach and the ability to develop effective relationships with internal client-managers and external agencies/individuals; the ability to establish rapport with individuals of all educational and occupational backgrounds

• The ability to be a collaborative team member

• Knowledge of human resource policies and procedures as they relate to recruitment

• Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence others

• Knowledge of sourcing techniques including experience and/or demonstrated skills contributing to the development of marketing materials

• Knowledge of and experience in using social media for promotional purposes

• Knowledge of project management methodology and techniques, including the ability to produce quality detailed work, while driving process and managing goals

• Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and any applicant tracking system

• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position

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