Attention Aboriginal Job Seekers!Apply Now Job ID 1542489 Date posted 05/12/2021
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME
Are you an Aboriginal job seeker interested in a career at Interior Health, and not sure where to start or who to talk to? Looking for one on one support?
Our Aboriginal Career Specialists can help!
Interior Health (IH) is dedicated to working with Aboriginal populations (First Nations, Métis, and Inuit) within its boundaries and is focused on improving the health of Aboriginal people we care for. As we look to the future, IH is shifting toward a more culturally-competent focus both in our hospitals and out in the community, to better serve Aboriginal Peoples within the Southern Interior region. Interior Health remains committed to the goal of reaching a representative Aboriginal workforce reflective of Aboriginal populations in the Southern Interior region, and ensuring that we hire and retain Aboriginal people at all levels of the organization – from front line to leadership.
** If you have applied previously to this Aboriginal specific posting, and not connected with an Aboriginal Career Specialist, please re-submit your application **
Steps to applying as an Aboriginal applicant:
Step 1: Make Sure you are eligible to apply as an Aboriginal applicant:
In order to qualify for one on one support from our Aboriginal Career Specialists you must identify as Aboriginal; North American Indians or Aboriginal/Indigenous people include First Nations (status and non-status), Métis and Inuit people. Only those Aboriginal persons who come from Canada and the United States should identify themselves as belonging to this designated group.
Self-identification must be indicated on your cover letter. Only candidates who self-identify on their resume/cover letter will be contacted.
Step 2: What IH has to offer
Opportunities Exist at IH:
Did you know that IH employs over 21,000+ employees in diverse opportunities across our region:
Direct Patient Care:
- Health Care Assistant
- Laboratory Services
- Social Work
- Mental Health
- Medical Imaging
- Aboriginal Patient Navigators
Non- Direct Patient Care:
- Administrative Services
- Human Resources
- Staffing Services
- Finance and Accounting
- Leadership Opportunities
- Aboriginal Health
- Support Services (food services & housekeeping)
Step 3: View current opportunities
Click here to view: https://jobs.interiorhealth.ca/
Step 4: Apply online to Positions that match your education, skills and experience
When you’re ready to apply, click the “Apply Now” button below.
Then indicate in your cover letter the specific posting numbers you have applied to.
Although this posting indicates permanent full time, depending on area of interest, opportunities may be available including casual, part time and full time (0-37.5 hours/week)
Step 5: Monitor Email
One of our Aboriginal Career Specialists will contact you directly by email to have an open discussion with you to explore how your skills, interests and career aspirations may match current opportunities at IH.
For those candidates that do not have an email address, initial communication will be by phone.
If you don’t have a position or specific department in mind, or you’re having difficulty applying, and would like support from our Aboriginal Career Specialists, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.