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Manager, Sexual Health & Harm Reduction

Northwestern Health Unit - 262774
NWHU Region
$59.94 to $66.61 per hour
Closing date
Apr 23, 2024

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Reporting to the Director of Health Protection and working in a collegial/collaborative relationship with the Management team, is responsible for the effective leadership, management and supervision of assigned program(s), leadership of Sexual Health, Harm Reduction programs and related service delivery provided to the public in accordance with the provincial legislation and the Northwestern Health Unit Policies.   




As a member of the Management team, the Manager of Sexual Health and Harm Reduction (SH/HR) contributes to excellence in the leadership of the organization and participates with other managers in the planning and decision making processes aiming at enhancing the delivery of services provided.  The Manager will liaise with and connect among Managers of Sexual Health and Harm Reduction at other public health units and Ministry program leads through regular, recurring group meetings and ad hoc meetings. The Manager will contribute to the integration of professional practice, education and research to promote evidence-based programs and services and a continuous quality improvement approach.




The Manager is responsible for the planning, delivery and evaluation of the programs and services under their supervision. The Manager is responsible for the management of human, physical, material, and financial resources as well as ensuring the quality of care and services provided. The Manager will ensure programming, community outbreak and surge response, and service delivery all align with the NWHU strategic plan including adherence to relevant legislation, regulations, and best employment practices.



The Northwestern Health Unit is the most westerly of Ontario’s 36 public health units, serving the Kenora (part) and Rainy River districts.

The catchment area of the Northwestern Health Unit stretches across 171,288 square kilometers or approximately one-fifth of the Province of Ontario. It includes 19 municipalities, 39 First Nation communities and two unincorporated or “unorganized” territories (Kenora Unorganized and Rainy River Unorganized). 

The population of 82,231 is widely scattered across the region with a population density of approximately 0.5 people per square kilometer, compared with the provincial average of 14.1 people per square kilometer.

The Northwestern Health Unit maintains offices in 13 municipalities to provide services across the region.

Sources of information about the health unit area and demographics include: Statistics Canada and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Intellihealth database.

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