Employment Opportunities

Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) provides specialized recovery-focused care to individuals with serious mental illness. The hospital employs almost 1,200 staff members, and each person plays an important role in assisting patients on their journey to recovery. Ontario Shores provides 339 beds and proudly serves individuals across Ontario and within our primary service areas including: East and Northeast Toronto and the surrounding municipalities of Durham and York, the City of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, Northumberland and Peterborough Counties. If you would like to be part of a dynamic and evolving mental health care culture, we invite you to join our team.

Note: Please quote the job competition number in the subject line of your email. Please forward your resume and cover letter as ONE document in WORD format (we cannot view any resumes forwarded via Sky Drive).

For a list of all programs, departments and service areas, please visit

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Upon request, individual accommodation can be provided to applicants who meet the required qualifications outlined in the job descriptions, and have been invited for an interview. For questions and concerns, or to request information in an accessible format, please contact Human Resources at 905.430.4055 ext. 6191 or hr@ontarioshores.ca  and a staff member will be happy to assist you. The Human Resources department is located in Building 5, Level 3. 

Please note: All offers of employment are contingent upon Human Resources receiving the following documentation, prior to your start-date: 

Successfully completed Vulnerable Sector Criminal Reference Check (this includes a full copy of the report) 

Valid proof of completion of CPR-Health Care Provider certificate for Nursing, Recreation Therapists and all outpatient clinical roles Physicians


No postings at this time.

Research and Academics

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - AGE WELL (Fixed Term Contract)

Research Ethics Board Coordinator - Research and Academics (Part-Time)


Data Architect - Decision Support (Full-Time)

Psychiatrist - Forensic Program (Temporary Full-Time)

Sr. Business Analyst - Finance (Temp. Full-Time)

IT Business Analyst / Project Leader - Information Technology (Temp. Full-Time)

Clinical Professionals

Recreation Therapist - Forensic Program (Temp. Part-Time)

Recreation Therapist - Forensic Program (Part-Time)

Psychologist - Forensic Rehabilitation Unit (Temp. Full-Time)

Recreation Therapist - Forensic Program (Full-Time)

Social Worker - Psychiatric Rehabilitation A (Temp. Full-Time)


Registered Practical Nurse - Telemedicine (Casual)

Registered Nurse - Forensic Transitional Unit (2 Part-Time Positions)

Registered Nurse - Assessment and Stabilization Unit (2 Part-Time Positions)

Support Services

No postings at this time.


Secretary - Geriatric Psychiatry Unit / Nursing Relief Pool (Temp. Full-Time)

Clerk 2 (Staffing Clerk) - Centralized Scheduling and Staffing Office (Temp. Part-Time)

Secretary - Health Information Management (Temp. Full-Time)

Student Opportunities

Business Intelligence Developer - Decision Support (2 COOP Positions)

Summer Student Positions

Ontario Shores Foundation for Mental Health

No postings at this time

Recognizing our Staff - 2017

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Why Work at Ontario Shores?

Why work at Ontario Shores?