About the Organization:
Covenant Care welcomes all who share a call to serve those most in need.
We are called to continue the healing ministry of Jesus by serving with compassion, upholding the sacredness of life in all stages, and caring for the whole person- body, mind and soul. The position of Senior Health & Safety Partner will commit to incorporate our mission, vision, and our values, which are Compassion, Collaboration, Respect, Social Justice, Integrity and Stewardship, and uphold our ethical traditions as foundational aspects in all actions and decision-making.
Covenant Care is a non-profit partner in Alberta’s integrated health system serving seniors of all faiths and backgrounds. We are committed to innovative approaches to support seniors in a caring community where they can thrive.
Covenant Care’s communities are Holy Cross Manor, St. Marguerite Manor, and St. Teresa Place in Calgary, Villa Marie in Red Deer, Saint Thomas Health centre in Edmonton, Foyer Lacombe in St. Albert, and Chateau Vitaline in Beaumont.
Reporting to the Vice President, People, the Senior Health and Safety Partner is responsible for supporting Covenant Care + Covenant Living in achieving its workplace health and safety strategic objectives. The Health and Safety Partner promotes a strong workplace safety culture within the organizations. This position is responsible for providing safety & emergency disaster management guidance to the organizations, assessing needs, providing input into the development of programs, and the implementation of strategies to support the organizations in achieving its workplace health and safety and emergency disaster management goals.
The Senior Health and Safety Partner works with the People Portfolio to update or revise/develop, implement and evaluate OHS programs, policies and procedural strategies to deliver a comprehensive occupational health and safety program at Covenant Care + Covenant Living.
The ideal candidate will be client and results/solution focused, with well-developed interpersonal skills, the ability to develop relationships and to work collaboratively. Effective written and oral communication skills will ensure OHS advice is understood by stakeholders. Organization, coordination and project management skills are critical for successful implementation of OHS programs.
- A Related university degree and a minimum of 8 years of directly related OHS experience.
- Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety components, and of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulation and Code, and the Workers’ Compensation Act.
- Experience in a unionized environment is an asset, as is experience in a field of healthcare. CRSP designation is an asset.