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Territorial Home and Community Care Coordinator

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Type of employment: 
$109,029 to $123,694 per year, 37.5 hours/week
Northern Allowance: 
$16,008 per year
Closing Date: 
Friday, October 6, 2023 - 11:59pm

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

The Government of Nunavut was selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Top Employers for Young People and recent graduates in 2023. With one of the fastest growing and youngest populations in Canada, Nunavut is a dynamic, vibrant territory, committed to becoming an even better place for future generations.  As a government, we are strengthening our unique model of governance - one that integrates Inuit societal values, promotes use of the Inuktut language, achieves a representative public service, and collaborates with partners to achieve the promise of Nunavut. Successful applicants will enjoy a competitive salary, medical and dental benefits, a defined benefit pension plan, relocation privileges and opportunities for training and career advancement.

Reporting to the Territorial Director Home, Community, and Continuing Care, the Territorial Home and Community Care Coordinator (Coordinator) is accountable for ensuring that the wide range of services offered by nurses and personal support workers under the Home and Community Care Program meet the current and future needs of the client groups in a rapidly growing and changing environment as well as within the broader service delivery model for continuing care in the territory.

The Territorial Home and Community Care Coordinator provides strategic direction in the territorial delivery of services to Nunavummiut for home and community care, across the lifespan.  The Coordinator works to support care closer to home and is also responsible for taking a leadership role in the implementation and monitoring of all standards for home and community care services in support of best practices by front-line workers.  

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized undergraduate degree in nursing or related field plus five (5) years practical experience in the home and community care sector, in a northern setting is required.  Registration with RNANT/NU or other relevant body, if not a nurse, is an asset.  Certification from the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) would also be considered an asset. This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

Please note that COVID-19 vaccination is a mandatory condition of employment. Submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination with your application.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktut, English and French. Applicants may submit their resume in any of the official languages of Nunavut. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official languages would be considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit communities, culture, land, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Inuktut and experience working in a northern cross-cultural environment are also considered assets.

Acceptable combinations of education and experience may be considered for this position. We encourage you to apply if you have equivalent years of education and/or experience equal to the education and experience requirements listed above.

If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a representative workforce; therefore, priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit who self-identify as being enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement in accordance with the Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Government of Nunavut employees serving a probationary period must obtain and provide written authorization from the deputy head of their employing department. The authorization from the deputy head must accompany your application for your application to be considered. 
  • Possession of a criminal record may not disqualify candidates from being considered. An assessment of the criminal record will be measured against the scope and duties of the position. This is only a requirement for positions that require a satisfactory criminal record or vulnerable sector check. 
  • Applicants may submit their resume in any of the Official Languages of Nunavut.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • The onus is on candidates in receipt of foreign post-secondary education credentials to have their foreign credentials assessed through a recognized Canadian education institution.  Failure to do so may result in the rejection of their application. 



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