Recruitment Advisor

Work Area: 
Recruitment and Retention
Base Site: 
Hornby Street
Regular Full Time
Job Category: 
Management/Non Union
As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Providence Health Care must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

Within the context of a client and family-centred model of care and, in accordance with the Mission, Vision, and Values, and strategic directions of Providence Health Care, the person promotes a safe, respectful, and civil working environment for patients, residents, families, visitors and staff. 

About Us

This role will be a key member of the Talent Recruitment team at Providence Health Care (PHC). Our team has the privilege to help connect the best talent in health care to work for one of the best organizations in BC. PHC has been named BC’s Top Employer and Canada’s Best Diversity Employer for 2020. You would be working with a world class organization, committed to healthcare excellence and building strong teams.

The recruitment team helps staff 16 sites across Metro Vancouver in diverse occupations like nursing, physiotherapy, health care assistants, clerical administration and senior level management.

We are a Catholic healthcare organization, committed to treating each other with compassion and respect. We started with humble roots, and the PHC of today has grown to nearly 9000 people working at our 16 sites.  “How you want to be treated” is now a benchmark — for all of us, every day.

What you will do

The Healthcare Recruiter will be responsible for managing their program-based portfolio to recruit both unionized and excluded roles.

  • The recruiter works closely with leadership to identify short and long-term recruitment needs
  • Develops and implements recruitment strategies
  • Leads or participates in all stages of external recruitment including sourcing, advertising, posting, short-listing, telephone prescreens, interviews, reference checks and employment offers.

 What you need

Our team needs an experienced recruiter who is comfortable managing difficult to fill areas by using their expert recruitment skills to bring the best talent to our growing organization.

  • The recruiter has demonstrated experience working with large organizations
  • Experience using multiple strategies to find talent, including social media
  • Comprehensive knowledge of job market trends and sourcing candidates in a competitive market place.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of best practices as these relate to recruitment processes in the health care industry.
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as the ability to work and think independently.
  • Effective project management skills.
  • Strong customer focus and the ability to work with individuals at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to use initiative in problem-solving and arrive at creative solutions.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organization, communication, presentation and problem-solving skills.
  • Flexible attitude, open-minded and the ability to adapt easily to change.


Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline plus three (3) to five (5) years of related experience in a multi-level, multi-discipline organization working with union and non-union staff or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge of healthcare recruitment is an asset.