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Careers at Ontario Shores

Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is a highly innovative 346-bed public hospital that provides inpatient, outpatient and consultation services for people with complex mental illness. Our patients benefit from a recovery-oriented environment built on compassion, inspiration and hope. We engage in research, education and advocacy initiatives to advance the mental health care system and are proud to work with partners across the continuum of care. If you thrive on innovation and positive change, and share our vision of Recovering Best Health, Nurturing Hope and Revolutionizing Care, Ontario Shores is the place for you.

Why Ontario Shores?

  • GTA Top Employer
  • Focus on Sustainability
  • Supportive Recovery Culture
  • Inclusion and Celebration
  • Park-like location on the shores of Lake Ontario just east of Toronto, and a bright, beautiful building featuring courtyards, fitness facilities and outdoor eating areas 

What’s in it for You!

  • Specialized employment opportunities in mental health care 
  • Extensive training from your first day here
  • A focus on employee wellness; self-care helps us support others
  • A welcoming environment that fosters inclusion and belonging
  • Competitive salary and vacation entitlement
  • Comprehensive Benefit / Pension Plans
  • Access to 24/7 Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Employee Perks Program
  • Support for life-long learning through our Tuition Assistance program and ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Micro-credentialing for nursing staff

At Ontario Shores we value the uniqueness that each individual contributes to our community and recognize that fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace is the right thing to do and essential for our success. We believe that diversity fuels innovation, enhances creativity, and drives organizational performance. We strive to create an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered.

Ontario Shores is committed to inclusive and equitable employment and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Ontario Shores is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise us during the recruitment process.

For more information, or to join our caring team, check out our employment opportunities

Employment Opportunities

GDU Courtyard

Why Work at Ontario Shores?

Ontario Shores offers employees opportunities to expand their knowledge and skills in their designated profession. Why Ontario Shores?


Recently Hired?

Here you will find useful resources for all new staff, from orientation to Occupational Health requirements. Resources for new hires.

A tour guide with a large group of new staff in a sun filled hallway
GDU Team

Nursing at Ontario Shores

Ontario Shores employs more than 500 nurses, including registered nurses, registered practical nurses and advanced practice nurses.  Nursing at Ontario Shores 

Our Staff #RisingUp

Here we recognize and celebrate employees who continue to #RisingUp for Ontario Shores. Staff Stories

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