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FT HR Generalist

  • Status:
    Full-time, permanent
  • Location:
    London, ON
  • Hours:
    35 hours/week
  • Paid Time Off:
    Vacation, sick days, spiritual/cultural leave, birthday!
  • Benefits:
    Comprehensive health, dental, travel insurance, and more
  • Pension:
    HOOPP (defined benefit plan)
  • Deadline:
    Open until September 15, 2023

Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre (SOAHAC) is a diverse, dynamic, multiservice Indigenous health and wellness agency.  We strive to provide quality, wholistic health services by sharing and promoting traditional and western health practices to enable people to live in a more balanced state of well-being. SOAHAC provides services to Indigenous people including those who live on and off reserve, status, non-status, Inuit, and Metis within the Southwest, Waterloo Wellington and Erie St Clair regions. SOAHAC has a mandate of ensuring that health services are accessible, of high quality, and are culturally appropriate. It is SOAHAC’s objective to build health care capacity within Indigenous communities.  Currently, we are seeking the services of a Human Resources Generalist to join our interdisciplinary staff team to work out of our London site located in downtown London.  


We are looking for a friendly, adaptable and efficient HR Generalist to support our staff teams across Southwestern Ontario. Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the HR Generalist will assist the HR team with recruitment, HRIS, pension, benefits, staff communications and other HR administrative duties.



· Leads the implementation of new HRIS system, including training managers and staff and ongoing development and modifications

· Assists with payroll, benefits and pension administration

· Maintains and ensures accurate, comprehensive, and confidential personnel records, according to accreditation and legislative requirements

· Assist with recruitment and selection activities including job postings, communicating with applicants, sending offer packages and reviewing paperwork

· Respond to queries from/ provide assistance to leaders and staff, as well as responds to external requests

· Provide sound advice on workplace policies & procedures and share knowledge appropriately on applicable provincial legislation

· Develops tools and organizes training to support all employees’ ongoing development

· Assists with compensation reviews, increases and adjustments

· Generates monthly and ad-hoc HR reports for leadership

· Provides support for employee leaves of absence including WSIB, paid leave banks, pension entitlements

· Assists with regular research and compliance initiatives regarding Human Resources issues

· Leads wellness and engagement initiatives including New Employee Day

· Keep current on legislative issues and matters in the organization and ensures compliance with applicable legislation

· Works in collaboration with the HR team to complete effective and efficient employee onboarding functions, conducting monitoring to ensure accuracy and compliance across the organization

· Contribute to a culture of client safety and employee Health and Safety, working with the sites’ JHSC’s, complying with all safety practices of the organization, ensuring compliance with OHSA, and acting on safety recommendations. Assisting with WSIB reporting

· Assists with the development and revision of relevant policy and procedures

· Supports the Human Resource team with all HR functions, including strategic projects and other duties as required


· Post-Secondary degree or diploma in Human Resources or a related field

· CHRP/CHRL designation or actively working towards the Designation

· Minimum of 3 years’ previous experience in Human Resources

· Experience working within an Indigenous organization and/ or working with Indigenous peoples and communities preferred

· Experience in a healthcare setting an asset

· A high level of technical aptitude and willingness to learn and work with new systemsand technologies

· Previous HRIS experience an asset, including implementation

· Certified in Workplace Investigations and/ or experience with conducting investigations

· Service-oriented, with the ability to communicate effectively and with kindness

· High standards of ethics and confidentiality with proven experience to maintain sensitive information and exhibit tact, diplomacy, and good judgment

· Takes initiative to complete tasks in progress and seek solutions

· Expertise in reporting and Excel

· Knowledge of best practices and current legislation in HR

· Highly organized and superior attention to detail

· Able to follow organizational processes; lead by example, upholding the organization’s service standards, policies, and core values

· Able to manage competing priorities and a heavy workload, including being adaptable and flexible where needed

· Excellent written and verbal skills and comprehension

· Travel within London and area regularly, as well as all SOAHAC sites on occasion as required.

· Willingness to participate in Indigenous Cultural Safety Training, ongoing teachings and ceremonies

· Clean and current police check as a condition of employment

· Valid government issued driver’s license or access to reliable transportation

· Up-to-date immunization records


This job may require additional responsibilities and duties as assigned by Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre.


SOAHAC values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer; however, hiring preference will be given to qualified Indigenous applicants (please self-identify).  SOAHAC is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require accommodation to apply or if selected to participate in an assessment process, please advise Human Resources.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your cover letter and resume.

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