Director, Harm Reduction Services
Full-Time Regular Position (37.5 hours/week)
Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre (PQWCHC) is a dynamic, community-based health care organization that has historically served mid-west downtown Toronto, and now provides outreach services to across the entire city. Offering a broad range of services, including primary health care, dental care, harm reduction, health promotion, counselling, and community development programming, we are also committed to serving people who face barriers to health care, and we strive to reduce these barriers. PQWCHC is a multi-sited organization.
We are seeking experienced Director of Harm Reduction Services, who shares our passion for making a difference; you see this role as an opportunity to take the next step in your successful career while contributing to a vision of Inclusive Communities. Responsive Healthcare. Healthier Lives.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director, Harm Reduction Services is accountable for all harm reduction operations comprising the planning, managing and delivery of high-quality services to clients of the Centre, and leading strategic sector partnerships. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring the overall quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of programs/services/care, directly leading a team of managers and Supervised Consumption Services (SCS) supervisors, and indirectly influencing the efforts of front-line staff.
As a key member of the executive team, the Director, Harm Reduction Services actively shapes the development and implementation of organizational strategy and provides purposeful leadership to the Centre and the broader provincial health care sector while also advocating and championing the needs of the various communities served by the Centre.
Compensation: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, plus Group Benefits and HOOPP (Health Care of Ontario Pension Plan)
If you are interested in joining a creative and dedicated team, we want to hear from you! Please send your resume and cover letter in a single document (MS Word or PDF format only) to , quoting “Director, HRS” in the subject line. Please submit application by 5:00 pm on January 27, 2023. We genuinely appreciate your interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please also note that the successful candidate will be required to provide a criminal record check as a condition of employment, however strong consideration is made to the type of offense. Employment is conditional upon having had a full series of COVID-19 vaccinations 14 days before starting employment.
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