Caring Support appoints advisory board
The four-person Caring Support advisory board will help steer the healthcare job platform as it explores new investment and partnership alliances
Photo: Caring Support founder and CEO, Joseph Jongsma
LONDON-BASED HEALTHCARE job-matching platform Caring Support has announced the formation of an advisory board.
The four-person board is comprised of Dr. Paul Woods, medical doctor, healthcare systems expert and past president and CEO of the London Health Sciences Centre; Don Thibert, an education expert and CEO and president of Westervelt College; Hilary Anderson, a corporate services and human resources specialist and chief human resources officer at Your Neighbourhood Credit Union; and Byron Ells, a Toronto-based senior marketing executive and leadership advisor to startups.
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Caring Support was founded in early 2020 by Joseph Jongsma as an intuitive and responsive job-matching platform aimed at streamlining the hiring process for healthcare employers and healthcare professionals alike. The platform features a number of unique features, including video resumes, in-app instant messaging and in-depth searching and filtering capabilities.
In addition to CEO Jongsma, the Caring Support executive team is anchored by COO Robert Lake, and CFO Larry Chevalier.
According to the company, the implementation of the new advisory board will bring a diverse set of skills and expertise to the platform as it expands is market presence and continues to explore investment and partnership alliances to help it expand its vision of healthcare recruitment.
“Since day one, we have been working to revolutionize the healthcare industry in North America by bringing healthcare employers together with healthcare workers and creating productive connections,” says Jongsma. “That was our vision when we first designed our job-matching platform, and it is what keeps us focused on serving as a central resource for workers and organizations to accelerate and simplify the hiring process while saving both time and money.”
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In addition to the advisory board formation, Caring Support says it is continuing to work on new services, features and perks for a growing number of users and members. Most recently, the company announced the launch of its Post-Secondary Institute Channel, a tool that enables colleges and universities to help students and alumni get internships, practicums and job placements with healthcare employers.