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Current Opportunities

(Up to two days a week – Monday and Thursday)

Reporting to the Director, Health Promotion the Clinical Dentist will provide basic, ongoing clinical dental care to children and adolescents, attending dental clinics operated by the Health Unit. This position is also responsible for supervising oral health professionals in a clinic setting to ensure effective teamwork and efficient flow of patients.

Qualified applicants must possess a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from a university recognized by the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario. This degree must be complemented by knowledge of current clinical techniques and procedures, including Occupational Health and Safety Legislation and infection control measures and procedures. As well, the ability to work co-operatively with staff, clients and parents in a clinical setting are essential. Applicants will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written); especially with youth and children and the ability to form partnerships with Dentists and other care providers in order to ensure accessibility of dental care and treatment for priority groups. A valid CPR Certification, Health Care Provider level is also necessary.

Please forward confidential resume by May 1st , 2017, by 4:00 p.m. to:
Kathy Weidhaas, Human Resources Manager
Brant County Health Unit, 194 Terrace Hill Street
Brantford, ON N3R 1G7 Fax (519)753-2140 Email: resumes@bchu.org

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Personal information submitted will be used for the purposes of this competition only, and is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act.

Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.

The current program assignment for this position is reporting to the Manager of Communications and the Manager of Program Planning and Evaluation and providing support to those departments.

The Program Assistant is responsible for performing all secretarial, program and administrative functions efficiently, ensuring continuity and confidentiality of information. Duties will include but are not limited to receiving and directing telephone calls, typing, filing, report generation and generating minutes of meetings. The Program Assistant works within a multi-disciplinary team to meet the needs of the program.

Qualified applicants must have successfully completed secondary school or equivalent plus vocational or specialized training in an administrative program. Outstanding oral and written communication and teamwork abilities are essential. Additionally, the incumbent must possess proven organizational and time management skills. Formal training and experience using information systems including various software packages such as Microsoft Office Suite and email is required. Experience performing website updates, including a basic knowledge of HTML code, familiarity with content management systems and the use of social media applications including Twitter and Facebook is preferred.

Terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with ONA Allied Collective Agreement.

Salary range: $21.8559 – $25.7093 per hour (70 hours in a two-week period)

Forward confidential resume by April 24, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. to:
Kathryn Weidhaas, CHRL
Manager, Human Resources
194 Terrace Hill Street, Brantford, ON, N3R 1G7
519-753-2140 Fax or resumes@bchu.org

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Personal information submitted will be used for the purposes of this competition only, and is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act.

Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.

We advertise student positions throughout the year. Co-op opportunities may not always be posted here. If you are interested in a co-op placement with the Health Unit, please send a cover letter and resume to resumes@bchu.org.

Generous volunteer support is essential to many public health programs and services. Thank you for interest in joining our volunteer team.

By E-mail: resumes@bchu.org

By Fax: 519-753-2140

By Mail/In Person:
Human Resources
194 Terrace Hill St.
Brantford, ON N3R 1G7

Are you 13-18 years of age, living in Brantford or Brant County?

​Take action. Make a difference. Join our HEROS.

HEROS (Health Educators Reaching Other Students)

What we do:
  • Educate youth about health issues and risks
  • Bridge the gap between adults and youth
  • Engage and promote a healthy community
What's in it for you:
  • Motivate other youth to make healthy choices
  • Gain knowlege and skills to promote healthy behaviours
  • Earn volunteer hours
Get involved:

Email your name, date of birth, school and contact information to youth@bchu.org.​

Meetings are held on Tuesdays during the school year, from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the Brant County Health Unit.

​Human Resources
​519-753-4937 ext. 322