Tri-County Mennonite Homes

Human Resources Consultant

Job Locations CA-ON-New Hamburg
Posted Date 5 days ago(2/14/2018 11:57 AM)
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Human Resources


 Tri-County Mennonite Homes (TCMH) is a not-for-profit service agency, located in New Hamburg, Ontario, that has provided leadership in service to seniors and developmentally disabled individuals for almost 50 years. TCMH is the corporate office that manages three divisions. Greenwood Court, in Stratford, and Nithview Community, in New Hamburg provide residential and health care support for seniors, while Aldaview Services provides support to adults with developmental disabilities.


The Human Resources Consultant (HRC) is responsible for ensuring a positive labour relations environment in all divisions of Tri-County Mennonite Homes.  The primary objectives of the Human Resources Consultant are to:

  • Develop a person-centred culture in all TCMH divisions that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement and high performance.
  • Ensure the safety of the staff, residents and clients of TCMH
  • Asist management in the development of a superior workforce
  • Develop and maintain an effective Human Resources department
  • Serve as a model of ongoing personal and professional development


HR Planning

  • Forecasts HR needs by division on a regular basis
  • Develops and updates job descriptions
  • Leads the job evaluation process
  • Analyses HR data on key metrics, (e.g. staff retention, attendance, WSIB claims, short-term and long-term disability claims, use of agency staff, etc.), and provides quarterly reports to management and the TCMH Board of Directors
  • Assists in the development of compensation strategies and policies

Recruitment, Selection and Training

  • Develops and administers recruitment policies, practices and procedures to ensure that all position vacancies are filled in a timely manner
  • Researches and recommends innovative recruitment strategies for hard-to-fill positions
  • Ensures that employment contracts and other documents are prepared, executed and recorded in a timely and efficient manner
  • Develops effective on-boarding policies and materials and supports division managers in their delivery
  • Supports division managers in the development and delivery of pre-service and in-service education and training
  • Counsels and supports managers in succession planning for their department/division

Employee/Labour Relations

  • Develops and administers Human Resources policies for all TCMH divisions regarding employee relations
  • Partners with management to communicate Human Resources policies, procedures and programs
  • Recommends employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale and motivation
  • Supports division managers to conduct investigations when resident, family or employee complaints or concerns are brought forth
  • Advises managers and supervisors about the steps in the progressive discipline system of TCMH
  • Counsels managers on employment issues
  • Assists with the implementation of company safety and health programs
  • Counsels and supports managers on performance reviews of their staff

Legal Compliance

  • Provides training, coaching and counselling to all managers and supervisors on employment legislation, including Employment Standards Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Human Rights Code, Labour Relations Act. Pay Equity Act and collective agreements
  • Supports the division managers in complying with sector legislation, including Long-Term Care Homes Act, Retirement Homes Act and Developmental Services Act
  • Assists in the development of policies for all activities of TCMH that are in compliance with the regulatory requirements
  • Manages the WSIB programs for all divisions


The Human Resources Consultant will believe in and demonstrate the values of TCMH and will have the following experience and attributes: 

  • A college diploma or university degree in Human Resources or Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources and/or CHRL designation or higher
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience working in Human Resources
  • Knowledge and recruitment experience in Health or Developmental Services
  • Sound knowledge of relevant Acts and Regulations such as the Employment Standards Act, Labour Relations Act, Human Rights Code, and Pay Equity Act
  • Knowledge and experience with WSIB claims and return to work programs
  • Knowledge and experience with payroll, benefits and pension programs
  • Able to handle confidential information in an ethical and professional manner
  • Able to exercise tact and diplomacy, exhibit good judgement skills and can act independently with minimal supervision
  • Well-developed computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of the policies and procedures established for Tri-County Mennonite Homes.


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