Job title: Staffing Officer (LTC) – Part Time – Evenings – Halifax

Company: Northwood

Job description: Join the Northwood Team!Since 1962, Northwood has led the way as Nova Scotia’s most dynamic continuing care organization committed to innovation and change. Northwood is the largest not-for-profit continuing care organization in Atlantic Canada and is recognized both here at home and across Canada as an extraordinary example of the power of social justice, but we like to call it the power of love! When life changes, and society changes, Northwood leads the way, incorporating revolutionary designed, responsive care. From new ideas to new technologies, we are empowered to do this, because our focus is on people!Northwood is currently accepting applications for casual Staffing Officers (Long Term Care) to join our Halifax Campus.Reporting to the Staffing Resources Manager,Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Computer literacy required
  • Minimum one year of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of the following: Environmental Hazard Awareness, Administration and Management, Emergency Protocols, Northwood policies and procedures
  • Experience with computer software (e.g. Microsoft Office, Scheduling Software)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to regularly deal with challenging issues while maintaining a professional attitude
  • Strong logical and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to attend work on a regular and consistent basis.

Major Responsibilities:

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  • Booking staff (e.g. gathering availability and scheduling staff accordingly, contacting staff regarding shifts).
  • Processing all time off requests.
  • Replacing staff book-offs.
  • Preparing, proofreading, and posting schedules.
  • Responding to telephone inquiries (e.g. from payroll or staff).


  • Works collaboratively with the Staffing Resource team and another departmental Manager to ensure adequate staffing levels are maintained
  • Handles queries regarding employee schedules
  • Acts as a point of reference for employees, colleagues, and managers regarding relevant collective agreements
  • Works collaboratively with the Staffing Resource team and another departmental Manager to assist the team in meeting departmental goals and objectives
  • Works collaboratively with the Staffing Resource team and other departmental Manager to assist in ensuring quality care and services are provided to Northwood residents
  • Acts as an information source for staff and management as pertains to staff schedules and scheduling
  • Ensures systems and processes are adhered to ensures accuracy of information and documentation
  • Maintains budgetary awareness and continuously seeks efficiencies within Staffing Resources
  • Proactively works to minimize overtime and agency usage
  • Provides required reports accurately and on time
  • Works collaboratively with the Staffing Resource Team and other Departments to manage the internal transfer roster and posting process as required/directed
  • Maintains accurate master schedules within the system
  • Works with People Services and Education to onboard new hires including orientation, work assignment, and rotation
  • Works with managers and educators to schedule staff for in-services and other education as required
  • Completes payroll preparation ensuring accurate and timely export of staff hours to payroll

Salary: As per the Northwood scaleEffective: ImmediatelyHours: 32 hours bi-weekly (8 hour shifts) – EveningsPlease note: Shifts could be based at either Halifax or Bedford CampusIf you are interested in applying for this career opportunity please click APPLY!To learn more about Northwood please visit our websiteNorthwood is proud to be an inclusive employer who encourages diverse applicants. We thank all applicants however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Halifax, NS

Job date: Thu, 27 Jun 2024 22:16:01 GMT