|Job Title:||Communications Leader|
|Work Site:||520 West 6th|
Temporary Full Time (approx 24 months)
As soon as possible
Days off: Saturday, Sunday, Statutory Holidays
|Salary:||$39.77 - $57.17 per hour|
Come work as a Communications Leader with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
We have an immediate vacancy for a Communications Leader – Special Projects to support the launch of an integrated mental health awareness campaign for children and youth.
The Communications Leader – Special Projects will oversee the development and implementation of an integrated awareness campaign that addresses the stigma of mental health, encourages children and youth to talk about their feelings and empowers families with the tools to help their loved ones. The campaign will engage stakeholders—from staff and medical staff to patients, clients and partners—so they are aware of the tools and resources available to support children and youth and can recognize when they need help. As part of this campaign, the Communications Leader – Special Projects will also be responsible for establishing and leading a group of university students through a co-op program, representing themselves as ambassadors of VCH in the community at school events, festivals, etc.
The Leader is a resourceful, creative, and customer-focused individual capable of seeing the big picture and yet not shy about rolling up his/her sleeves to work shoulder-to-shoulder with team members to implement tactics and meet deadlines. The Leader should be a dynamic self-starter capable of prioritizing competing deadlines, able to connect the dots between the various teams involved in this campaign and confidently deliver sound communications advice.
While leading VCH’s children and youth mental health awareness campaign is the primary accountability for this role, the successful candidate may be asked to support other similar communications initiatives at VCH as workload permits
As a Communications Leader with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:
Education & Experience
Knowledge & Abilities
As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.
WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?
VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.
We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022.
Please note that a resume is required to apply to this posting.
Please note: The duration of this temporary position is until approximately February 2024.
Hours of Work may vary due to project requirements.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.