Cogir Senior Living manages retirement residences across the country. We offer a range of senior living options including independent living, assisted living and memory care.
For over 25 years, we have dedicated every day to the happiness of retirees.
Human Focus – Creativity - Excellence
We’re seeking individuals with a purpose and passion for life and who are looking for meaningful work that will make a real difference. Join our team today!
Have you spent the last few years building your career as a nurse? Are you ready to take the next step in your career and take on a leadership role?
Our next Associate Health and Wellness Manager is the perfect role for an experienced nurse who is ready to become a leader. Under the leadership of the Health and Wellness Manager, you will have the best of both worlds – working the floor and learning to manage staff. Join us and experience the satisfaction of making a positive impact on the lives of residents and their families and take your clinical career to new heights.
The Associate Health and Wellness Manager plays a pivotal role in our retirement residences by assuming a diverse range of responsibilities that encompass both clinical leadership and administrative management. One of the key responsibilities involves supervising and guiding the daily operations of the nursing department.
The Associate Health and Wellness Manager actively participates in Care Conferences and engages with residents and their families to address issues and concerns. They also share the responsibility for recruiting, onboarding, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating clinical team members, including applying the disciplinary process in conjunction with the Health and Wellness Manager and Executive Director.
They oversee and assess compliance of resident care staff with company policies, safety regulations, and proper work practices. Adhering to relevant provincial and federal acts and regulations, such as the Health Disciplines Act, Human Rights Code, and College of Nurses Standards, is a core aspect of this role.
Perks and Benefits for the Associate Health and Wellness Manager:
We believe in rewarding our Associate Health and Wellness Manager for their results, hard work and dedication. Here are some of the appealing perks and benefits you can expect:
Competitive Compensation Package: As an Associate Health and Wellness Manager, you will enjoy a lucrative compensation package. We offer a competitive salary that reflects your experience and expertise. Additionally, there is an opportunity for annual merit increases, ensuring that your hard work and exceptional performance are recognized and rewarded.
Comprehensive Onboarding and Training: We value your success and provide an extensive four-week onboarding program. This program is designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to excel in your role. We invest in your professional development from the start.
Coaching and Mentoring: We are committed to your ongoing growth and development. You will have the opportunity to work closely with our Regional and National teams, who will provide guidance, support, and mentorship. Their expertise and insights will help you reach your full potential as an Associate Health and Wellness Manager.
Dedicated Support: We understand the importance of having a strong support system. You will have access to dedicated support staff and resources to assist you in your role. Whether it's administrative support, operational guidance, Legal or Finance, we are here to ensure your success.
Extensive Benefits Plan: Your well-being is important to us. We offer an extensive benefits plan that includes comprehensive medical coverage, health benefits, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for personal support, and a RRSP matching program to help you plan for your future.
Manulife Vitality Program: We prioritize your health and wellness. As part of our commitment, we offer the Manulife Vitality program. By participating, you have the opportunity to earn exciting rewards and gift cards, encouraging a healthy and active lifestyle.
Employee Perks Program: We are a proud partner of Perkopolis, an employee discount program that provides our team members with exclusive discounts on entertainment, travel and shopping, gift card rewards, and much more.
Generous Time Off: We recognize the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance. You will start with three weeks of vacation per year, along with additional sick and personal days. This time off allows you to recharge, spend quality time with loved ones, and take care of personal commitments.
Rewards and Recognition: We want you to know that your efforts are valued by celebrating your dedication, hard work and career achievements. We do this through our service awards program and celebration stations.
Career Growth Opportunities: We believe in fostering a culture of growth and advancement. As you excel in your role as Associate Health and Wellness Manager, there are clear paths for career progression within the organization. You may have the opportunity to move into a Health and Wellness Manager or regional position, allowing you to continue making a positive impact on our organization at a larger scale.
Now that you know a bit about the role and our perks and benefits, we are eager to learn more about your skills and experience. Here is what we look for.
Skills for success:
Critical thinking to assess and make decisions on complex care scenarios
Effective communication skills both oral and written
Effective emotional support
Empathy and compassion
Attention to detail
Adaptable and comfortable working through unique situations
A team player, collaborative
Ready to jump in and roll up your sleeves to help out
Ethical and able to maintain confidentiality
Advocate for residents rights and needs
Keen on continuous learning
Currently registered as a Registered Practical Nurse, Registered Psychiatric Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse from the applicable provincial professional regulatory body with competency to perform skills withing their scope of practice;
Minimum of three (3) years relevant clinical experience, preferably in a retirement residence;
Experience with developing service plans for the best quality of care to our residents;
Up to date of knowledge of regulations, acts, program standards, and other pertinent provincial legislation;
Must provide a complete and current Vulnerable Sector Check (including a Criminal Background Check) within the last six months or be willing to obtain one.
Don’t Meet Every Requirement?
If you’re excited about working with us but your past experience doesn’t quite align with every qualification of this posting, we encourage you to apply. You just might be the right candidate for this or other roles. We are always looking for great talent to join our team.
We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from members of equity-deserving communities, including those who identify as Indigenous, Black, racialized, women, people with disabilities, and people with diverse gender identities, expressions and sexual orientations.
Cogir is committed to ensuring that all employment practices are inclusive. As an organization we are committed to providing and arranging accommodation for candidates upon request.