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117873 - Indigenous Talent Acquisition Advisor

Vancouver, BC
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Indigenous Talent Acquisition Advisor
Job ID 2024-117873
City Vancouver
  • Work Location
  • EE 620 West 8th
  • Labour Agreement
  • Excluded
  • Union
  • 905 - Mgt/Excluded-VCHA (37.5 Hr)
  • Job Status
  • Regular Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Human Resources
  • Salary Grade
  • 07
  • Min Hourly
  • CAD $38.13/Hr.
  • Max Hourly
  • CAD $54.82/Hr.
  • Shift Times
  • 0800-1600
  • Days Off
  • Saturday, Stats, Sunday
The salary range for this position is CAD $38.13/Hr. - CAD $54.82/Hr.
Job Summary

Come work as an Indigenous Talent Acquisition Advisor with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for an Indigenous Talent Acquisition Advisor to join the Talent Acquisition Team. Apply today to join our team!

The Advisor fulfils an integral role in implementing Vancouver Coastal Health’s (VCH) mission to increase the organization’s Indigenous voices and contributions at all levels of the organization so that we can come together as one collective team to deliver an exceptional care experience for all.

This is a Hybrid Remote/In-office position.

As an Indigenous Talent Acquisition Advisor with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Focus on the attraction and hire of Indigenous people to VCH’s external job opportunities.
  • Be responsible for providing expert advice, and working with the Recruitment team to develop external corporate recruitment strategies and services to support Vancouver Coastal Health’s (VCH) senior leadership, Directors and Managers by identifying, sourcing (including cold calling), screening and qualifying candidates and filling vacancies in a competitive job market.
  • Maintain strong internal and external working relationships to foster continuous performance excellence, identify recruitment needs, research and advise on emerging trends, advise on best practices and plan and carry out corporate recruitment initiatives to meet critical staffing needs.
  • Facilitate the end-to-end recruitment process by utilizing innovative, creative and professional recruiting methods, coordinate and develop bespoke advertising material, and develop proposals for new and creative avenues for advertising.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with representatives from academic institutions, professional associations, recruitment agencies and other organizations and maintain an up-to-date directory of eligible candidates.


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration/Commerce (with a concentration in Human Resources).
  • Three (3) to five (5) years’ recruiting experience in a dynamic and diverse organization or an equivalent, combination of education, experience and training.
  • Understanding and knowledge of Indigenous Cultural Safety and Indigenous cultures within Vancouver Coastal Health’s service region is an asset. Preference may be given to qualified candidates identifying as Indigenous: First Nations, Metis or Inuit.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Proven innovative, motivated and enthusiastic Recruiter and relationship builder with external clients.
  • Extensive knowledge of human resources and recruitment principles and practices, hiring regulations, codes of ethics and health care professional licensing.
  • Extensive experience using LinkedIn Recruiter, recruitment search methods, and social media.
  • Proven time management and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication (both written and verbal), facilitation and influencing skills.
  • Advanced skill in current computer applications (wordprocessing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database).
  • Promotes VCH brand by providing effective and professional recruitment services to external candidates and external organizations.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Closing Statement

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


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.

• Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
• Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
• Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Equity, diversity, 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 2024.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply online via the Internal Career Portal on CareerHub, you are currently viewing the External Career Portal. Refer to the site for instructions on how to view internal job postings and how to apply as an employee. 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.

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