Consultant, Labour Relations

Nov 1 2023

Full Time

$49.24 - $55.71/hr.


Reporting to the Manager of Labour Relations, the Consultant, Labour Relations will be a member of the team providing labour relations services in support of the organization's goals and objectives. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of labour relations including the interpretation and administration of the Hospital's six collective agreements, negotiations, restructuring initiatives, and providing guidance and support to senior management, directors and managers on a wide variety of issues. This is a busy function with multiple and conflicting priorities. This position, based in Welland, involves travel between the sites of the Hospital.


  • University degree related to Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or Labour Relations.
  • Demonstrated progress towards a CHRP designation.
  • A minimum of four years experience in labour relations, including; handling grievances, participating in negotiations, conducting investigations, and working with managers to implement restructuring plans. Experience preferably achieved in a Hospital setting with multiple unions.
  • Knowledge of employment-related legislation and current employment practices.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, effective presentation skills, proven conflict resolution and negotiation skills, along with a strong work ethic.
  • Experience in leading projects/initiatives to successful completion.
  • Committed to continuous learning (internal and external to the organization).
  • Demonstrated excellent project management skills and commitment to NH's mission, vision, and values.
  • Proficient computer skills including a proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs.
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities.
  • Evidence of effective customer service, organizational, interpersonal, communication, leadership, judgment, critical thinking, and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Flexible, self-directed, and able to work effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Proficiency in both official languages (English and French) will be considered an asset
  • Consistent and regular attendance is required.
  • Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption based on medical or on a ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

But that's not all! We're especially keen to hear from individuals who:

  • Value Diversity and Inclusion: Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is at the core of everything we do. If you share our passion for creating a more inclusive world, you'll feel right at home here.
  • Embrace Respect and Hard Work: We're building a team that embodies respect and dedication. If you're excited about being part of a group that values these principles, you'll thrive in our environment.
  • Champion Equity-Deserving Groups: We actively encourage members of equity-deserving groups, such as Indigenous peoples, racialized individuals, persons with disabilities, and those with diverse sexual orientations and gender identities, to join us. Your unique perspectives will enrich our team and contribute to the diversity of ideas that drive us forward.
  • Have Healthcare Expertise: If you bring a background or expertise in the healthcare environment, supporting patient care, and providing exceptional customer service, you'll play a pivotal role in our organization's mission to make a difference in healthcare.

Join us on this exciting journey, where every day is an opportunity to make a positive impact. Your passion, dedication, and expertise will shape the future of labour relations in our organization. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to be a part of something special. Apply now and let's build a brighter future together.