Manager, Child Health

Municipal Corporation Waterloo Regional Municpality of Waterloo

Length:  Full-time
Department/Division:  Public Health & Emergency Services/Healthy Living
Hours of Work:  35 hours per week;
Union:  Management/Management Support
Grade:  7
Salary/Wage: $89,507.60 - $111,893.60 per annum/$49.18 - $61.48 per hour
Location:  99 Regina St. S., Waterloo
Closing Date: July 3, 2020

Description of Duties:
Manages a multi-disciplinary team in developing child health programming (age 0-14) (e.g., healthy schools, road/off road safety, ultraviolet radiation, school readiness/developmental milestones), ensuring the implementation and evaluation of promotion, prevention, and protection strategies and activities per Provincial Public Health Standards, applicable legislation, and prescribed regulations and standards. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Knowledge of school health and early child development, theories and principles of public health management, health promotion, epidemiology, community health planning, program evaluation and research methodology, policy and program development, budget preparation, and financial management, normally acquired though a Bachelor of Science in Nursing plus a Masters Degree in Nursing or other health related field (or equivalent combination of education and experience); plus progressively responsible related public health experience.
• Must have a current license to practice nursing (RN).
• Knowledge of and ability to comply with policies, procedures, relevant Acts and related legislation (e.g., Ontario Public Health Standards, Health Protection and Promotion Act, Child and Family Services Act), collective agreements, and professional standards of practice for nursing.
• Analytical, problem solving, continuous improvement, and organizational skills to plan and develop objectives and determine program goals; classify and organize work; and coordinate staff/ stakeholders to achieve goals and objectives.
• Leadership, communication, coaching, facilitation, negotiation, advocacy, political acuity, and public relations skills to manage, train, develop, motivate, and support staff and community partners; develop programming with community partner agencies; present proposals/reports to staff, Council and Committee, and community groups; deliver educational presentations to varied audiences; represent the Division/Department on committees; and participate in news conferences; and participate as an effective team member.
• Ability to conduct literature reviews; monitor legislation, news media, research papers, journals, and newsletters. Ability to write and edit reports of a technical and/or administrative nature, publications, correspondence, instructions, policy/procedure manuals, training manuals, media releases, funding proposals, surveys, and questionnaires. Ability to keep knowledge current.
• Knowledge of multi-media strategies and marketing applications.
• Computer skills with ability to use software such as Microsoft Office and provincial systems.
• Ability to travel within and outside Waterloo Region.
• Ability to support and demonstrate the Region’s values.

Please apply online, by the closing date Jul 03, 2020 quoting competition number 2020-1596.

We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.

The Region of Waterloo is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage qualified applicants to apply and will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.

Alternate formats of this document are available upon request. Please contact the Service First Call Centre at phone number (519) 575-4400, TTY number (519-575-4608) to request an alternate format.

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The Regional Municipality of Waterloo,
Human Resources Department
150 Frederick Street, 3rd Floor,
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4J3

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