Manager, Employee Health & Safety (2021-1679)

Calgary, AB /
Corporate Services – Employee Health and Safety /
Regular Full-Time
Here’s your chance to be a part of our story!  Carewest is one of Calgary’s leaders in exceptional care and we are looking for passionate helpers to join our team.

At Carewest, our mission is to support all clients in maintaining their quality of life as they transition through their health care journey. Our core values of Caring, Relationships, Learning and Responsibility guide how we provide care to those who need it the most.
 
With a strong focus on delivering quality care & safety to our residents & clients we strive to attract innovative thinkers looking for a rewarding career.
 
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The Opportunity

Reporting to the Director, Human Resources, this position is responsible for the development, promotion and administration of workplace safety strategies, programs and services and to contribute expertise towards ensuring a healthy, safe and respectful work environment for Carewest. This position is also responsible for providing management oversight and direction to the Employee Health & Safety team of Occupational Health Nurses and Claims Coordinators to integrate and implement health and safety programs and services across Carewest.

Duties also include representation on a variety of corporate committees including Emergency Preparedness, Quality and Risk Management initiatives, and Safety Strategies Committee. This position will provide safety expertise for all Alberta OHS legislated requirements and will advise senior leadership, managers and employees in all related areas.

Qualifications & Experience

    • A related university degree plus professional designation as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or equivalent
    • Current and relevant post-degree education or designations related to Health, Safety & Environment or Leadership & Change preferred
    • Minimum 5 years relevant workplace safety experience required, preferably in healthcare
    • 3+ years experience in a leadership/managerial capacity preferred
    • Vehicle & valid drivers license required
    • Equivalencies of education, designation, and experience may be considered
About Carewest:
We select dedicated people just like you to care for our clients, those who offer compassion, knowledge and commitment to the treatment, progress, outcomes and lives of our clients. We are motivated to employ individuals who are passionate about what they do and, are naturally driven to uphold our client-centered approach, contribute to best-practice solutions and a desire to take their careers to the next level within Carewest.

We are one of Canada’s largest public healthcare providers of complex continuing care, rehabilitation and recovery services, and a wide variety of community programs for both seniors and others requiring specialized care. With 13 locations across Calgary and a team of over 2,900 employees, we offer a diverse, interdisciplinary and expert community of health care professionals. Our innovative practices allow for optimal opportunities to learn, grow and excel with us.

Successful applicants not currently working for Carewest will need to provide a suitable police records check and vulnerable sector screen. All Carewest employees are required to be fully immunized against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of status. Additional immunization records may be required. Carewest is an equal opportunity employer. For more information on Carewest, please visit our website at carewest.ca.