Currently seeking:

Wellness Program Facilitator

Dubreuilville, Ontario

About Our Client:

We are a Canadian-based intermediate gold producer with diversified production. We embrace the principles of sustainable development in all aspects of our business. Our vision is to create shared value for all stakeholders. Our commitment to social responsibility and environmental stewardship enables us to maintain our social license from a broad range of stakeholders.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Health & Safety Superintendent, the Wellness Program Facilitator is responsible for providing on-site counselling to employees and recommending additional interventions or support programs to ensure optimal employee wellness while on and off-site.   The Wellness Program Facilitator will plan, implement and oversee a comprehensive health promotion/wellness program that fosters a positive and inclusive culture and enhances the overall wellness of the workforce at Island Gold Mine.  The Wellness Program Facilitator plays a primary role in building a culture of wellbeing by collaborating with key on-site and off- site stakeholders, to incorporate a holistic wellness approach to program development for new and existing programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Working with employees to provide short-term counselling face to face, over the telephone or online as required.  Build relationships of trust with employees and keeping confidential records.
  • Communicate on clients’ behalf, with express consent, with external professionals.
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of a Wellness program with the goal of enhancing employee health and well-being and improving the overall health of the workplace.
  • Create awareness and provide tools to employees that help them adapt and maintain a well-rounded healthy lifestyle, identify risks, increase morale and retention, and decrease absenteeism.
  • Explores ideas and opportunities to personalize the program to increase employee participation.
  • Initiate the planning, development, implementation, and monitoring of site-based well-being initiatives.
  • Working with employees to provide short-term counselling face to face, over the telephone or online as required.
  • Ability to build relationships of trust with employees and keeping confidential records.
  • Communicate on clients’ behalf, with express consent, with external professionals.
  • Work with external service providers to ensure proper services are being administered.
  • Measure outcomes of wellness programs and modify as required.
  • Regularly reporting metrics to senior management to ensure program effectiveness.

Qualifications:

  • Professional certification or degree in, counselling, psychology, social work, or other health related field.
  • Current Professional Registration (registered and in good standing) within Canada.
  • Experience in facilitating and/or developing and implementing wellness programs and strategies.
  • Strategic thinking skills to recognize how specific actions and messages will impact different stakeholders.
  • Able to coordinate and foster effective working relationships with various stakeholders.
  • Ability to reinforce self-determination and coping mechanisms (i.e. aiding in re-establishment of traditional forms of support and coping.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong demonstrated ability to adapt to audiences’ needs (employees, management, external partners and stakeholders and community, etc.).
  • Demonstrated ability to explore and analyze complex issues and to prepare written evaluations and recommendations for leadership.
  • Strong written and verbal communication in English is essential.
  • Written and verbal communication in both French and English is a strong asset.

 Compensation:

  • A competitive compensation package has been designed to attract top performers.

Please apply in confidence to:

Lisa Ranger
Maxwell Management Group Ltd.
lisa@maxwellmanagementgroup.com
1-855-305-4078 ext. 211

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