Chief Executive Officer


Chief Executive Officer

Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes
Location: Lindsay, Ontario
Posted: January 12th 2018
Deadline: January 27th, 2018

Work and play in beautiful lake and cottage country, 90 minutes from the GTA. Kawartha Lakes has a growing population of more than 75,000 residents, 31,000 seasonal residents and more than 1.45 million visitors each year. Enjoy 250 lakes and rivers connected by the Trent-Severn Waterway.

Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes (CCCKL) is a community care health and care network which has provided home support to seniors and people with special needs for over 25 years. We have grown and developed into a well-established and comprehensive community health and support organization. CCCKL offers a full range of community services delivered by a diverse team of professionals. Our clients are at the centre of everything we do. We have four key program areas that serve local residents of all ages - the community health centre, community support services, a community dental clinic, and hospice services.

We are currently recruiting for a Chief Executive Officer. This is an amazing opportunity for a leader who can deliver on the organization’s bold vision of the future.

The ideal candidate has a demonstrated track record, as an experienced, collaborative leader who can work with the Board to execute our 2016-2020 Strategic Plan. The new CEO will lead the completion of a major capital project in 2018-19 which will provide a new Community Health Centre as the first phase of CCCKL’s vision to advance the development of a community hub. The CEO will build and strengthen relationships with our partners across the Central East LHIN to implement CCCKL’s priority initiatives and create a fully integrated health and care network for City of Kawartha Lakes.

The scope of accountabilities includes:

  • Inspires and motivates teams through collaboration, innovation and self confidence
  • Builds strong relationships using highly developed communication skills
  • Advocates and resolves conflicts 
  • Anticipates and identifies risks
  • Leads and manages the strategic direction established by the Board of Directors
  • Supports the Board of Directors in all matters related to strategy, governance and administration
  • Directs fiscal management and the preparation of budgets
  • Oversees the effective day-to-day operation of the organization
  • Fosters collaboration and strong partnerships
  • Advocates in support of the organization’s goals
  • Represents and promotes the organization and is the chief spokesperson and ambassador.
  • Ensures effective monitoring and evaluation strategies are in place to promote a continuous quality improvement culture throughout the organization.
  • Direct a learning culture and environment across the organization.
  • Direct implementation of policies and processes to ensure support of organizational strategies and adherence with legislation.
  • Fundraises and promotes philanthropy as the lead executive for the Foundation Board
  • Directs capital planning

As a potential candidate, you are a strong leader with a master’s degree in a related field and significant senior management experience of over 10 years preferably in a community based health care environment. You have a demonstrated track record of building a strong operational structure.  

Your experience and knowledge include: 

  • An ability to navigate government organizations and networks (LHINs, MOHLTC, municipalities)
  • Solid financial management and budgeting skills
  • Superior project management skills with proven achievements in relevant areas
  • Planning skills to design and implement new programs in response to community needs
  • Computer proficiency

The position requires an innovative thinker, who can execute large initiatives and balance these against the daily operational requirements of the organization.  The successful candidate will be a high energy leader who can inspire people to higher levels of performance.  He or she will have superior interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrating compassion and genuine value for people. 

Additional Information

This is an outstanding opportunity to build on our achievements and to lead the organization to new levels of excellence and we offer a competitive compensation package. To express your interest in this exciting leadership position please contact Tony Woolgar, Partner and Head of National Healthcare Leadership Practice at 416-902-2974 or Liz Latimer, Associate at 416-690-5377 or forward your resume, in complete confidence, to  or

The closing date is January 27, 2018. To learn more about Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes please visit our website.

Community Care Health and Care Network is an organization that strives to embrace the spirit of inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and barrier-free environment in which all individuals have access in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require an accommodation. The personal information submitted for employment is collected under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine eligibility for employment.

Contact Information
Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes
34 Cambridge Street Sout, 2nd floor
Lindsay, Ontario, Canada
K9V 3B8

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