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Regional Manager, Continuing Care Services

Job Summary

Location: Fort Smith
Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Job ID: 24533
Salary: $114,816 - $137,163
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Open until filled

Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut.  Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.

Job Information

The Regional Manager, Continuing Care Services is responsible for the overall management of a 28-bed Long-Term Care Home, the Elder Day Programs, and the Home and Community Care Program. The Regional Manager leads, implements and manages the delivery of quality-based Continuing Care Services. The incumbent will lead and manage the logistics of regional continuing care service delivery, including but not limited to, the management and support of staff and scheduling, and the management of capital resources required to meet operational needs. In addition, the Regional Manager is responsible and accountable for the management, variance reporting and planning of an operational budget of $3,070,000. 

The Regional Manager must have knowledge of program management, including budget development preparation. The incumbent must have the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with individuals, agencies, elected community leaders, and employees in order to communicate program information, including the ability to obtain and respond to feedback. In addition, the Regional Manager must have the knowledge of how to design and facilitate a change process, including the ability to build and work with groups of teams, planning and implementing change, and skilled in group dynamics and conflict resolution. 

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

A Baccalaureate in Nursing plus five (5) years of management/supervisory experience and 3 years' experience in a continuing care setting. 

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Fort Smith HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 876
Tel (867) 872-6500
Fax (867) 872-3298

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

More Information

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 24533    

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $58.88 per hour to $70.34 per hour (approximately $114,816 - $137,163.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $6,903.