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Employment Opportunity: Solicitor IV – NL Health Services

Location: Pleasantville, Building 532

Temporary, Full-Time (until March 22, 2025, with the possibility of extension)

Hours 70 bi-weekly (8-hour days)
Salary SL-04 ($105,080 – $152,556 per annum)
Competition Number 2023006356
Posted Date 10 October 2023
Closing Date 24 October 2023

About Us
Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services (NL Health Services) brings together five former separate health entities – Eastern Health, Central Health, Western Health, Labrador-Grenfell Health, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information. The creation of a provincial health authority was announced following recommendations from Health Accord NL.

NL Health Services is responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador and employs over 21,000 people.

Job Summary
Under the guidance of the Director – Health Legal Services, this position provides legal services to all departments of Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services. This position provides extensive advice in the area of health law, including mental health and addictions, elder law, adult protection and legal advice on corporate and financial matters. Strong litigation experience and skills are required for this position as representation of Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services in matters before the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador is required.

Job Qualifications
The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Law.

A minimum of seven years (7) experience with extensive involvement in the areas of health law and consent and capacity issues along with litigation experience is preferred.

The candidate should have demonstrated exceptional leadership, teamwork, analytical, litigation, and communication skills.

Candidates must be eligible for membership or be an active member, in good standing, with the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Candidates who believe they possess an equivalent combination of experience, training and personal attributes are encouraged to apply.

A satisfactory record of work experience and attendance is required.

Apply online here.

Upon successfully applying for a vacancy then you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email, please contact Recruitment 777-7777 ext. 5-2 immediately.

To become a part of our team, please submit an updated resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, daytime contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee numbers if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries

(709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

If you are no longer interested in the position, you can withdraw your application by emailing as soon as possible.

NL Health Services is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection, and onboarding processes. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting support during the process. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our Recruitment Line at 777-7777 press 5 then press 2 (long distance 1-800-563-3693) outlining how we can help.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.