HR Business Partner
Home and Community Care Support Services Waterloo Wellington
5d ago


STATUS : Permanent, Full-Time

LOCATION : Waterloo, ON


Reporting to the Manager, Human Resources the successful candidate will be a proficient partner who acts as the first point of contact for all HR related issues including HR policies and procedures, recruitment, compensation, performance management, employee and union relations, and general human resources administration.

Working in conjunction with the HR team, the Human Resources Business Partner contributes to the development and implementation of HR initiatives, promotes departmental efficiency and supports the overall needs of employees and the organization to ensure success of the corporate strategic plan goals and objectives.

These functions are performed in a positive and leading-edge manner.


Program and Operations

Inform, advise and guide employees and members of the leadership team on various programs offered by the Human Resources Department :

  • Partners with members of the leadership team to ensure all employment practices are in accordance with HR policies, employment laws, regulatory compliance requirements, and organizational objectives
  • Advises and supports the leadership team on issues related to recruitment, employee relations, health and safety, performance management, and attendance management
  • Works with the HRBP Program, maintains and enhances the Home and Community Care Support Services Waterloo Wellington (HCCSSWW) Health and Safety program
  • Builds and maintains effective working relationships with union representatives and other stakeholders
  • Identifies best practices in Human Resources and opportunities to improve existing practices, processes and procedures
  • Coordinates and facilitates the recruitment and selection process including posting positions utilizing a variety of recruitment resources such as job boards, social media, resume database, job fairs, coordinating recruitment advertising, shortlisting and interviewing qualified candidates as well as completing the references and onboarding qualified candidates based on departmental operational needs
  • Interpretations and applications of collective agreements
  • Develops workplace policies and procedures
  • Participates and chairs relevant committees
  • Coordinates and participates as an active member on various committees, teams as requested
  • Able to function independently and skillfully; providing quality services while working as a part of a Multi-Disciplinary Team
  • Manages sensitive issues discreetly and maintains neutral professionalism
  • Uses ethical decision framework for all activities
  • Other duties as required.

    Education :

  • Post-Secondary Education in Human Resources Management, Labour Studies or Business with focus on Human Resources and a minimum of 3 years progressive experience working in a HR role within a unionized environment;
  • or a Human Resources Certificate and a minimum of 5 years of equivalent progressive experience in a HR related role.

  • A Certified Human Resources Professional or Leader (CHRP / CHRL) designation is preferred
  • Experience :

  • Demonstrated knowledge of HR practices, labour legislation, health and safety, labour relations, and, online and electronic job application systems and processes, recruitment best practices
  • Models behaviors that support engagement of staff, and drives culture and change management initiatives
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment with attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills required
  • Oral and written fluency in French is an asset
  • Successful track record of implementing HR programs and policies
  • Ability to build effective relationships amongst all levels of the organization
  • HCCSS Waterloo Wellington is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and / or the interview process should contact Human Resources at hr.

    ww for assistance.

    Home and Community Care Support Services values the health and safety of its employees and is committed to the prevention of COVID-19 exposure and transmission of infection to employees, patients, caregivers, volunteers, visitors and residents.

    As a requirement of Home and Community Care Support Services Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, all employees must be considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

    If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter, along with a detailed resume, outlining how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the position requirements, to Human Resources (e-mail : hr.

    ww We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be communicating only with those selected for an interview.

    PLEASE NOTE Cover letters and resumes need to be submitted as a single file, acceptable files are : doc, docx, and pdf. Please include your first name, last name and job title in the file name when applying, example JohnSmith Recruiter.


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