Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Collingwood Nursing Home is located in the scenic four-season resort town of Collingwood.  We have been providing a family run home for families with focused quality care to our seniors since 1977.

We are searching for compassionate, dedicated and professionals.

We are a small 60 bed home that is committed to providing high-quality care and service through a Resident-Centered approach. As a multidisciplinary team, we strive to create an environment that supports each resident’s rights to dignity, self-esteem and independence.

If you are looking to make a difference with your nursing career, competitive wages and a work-life balance, then come join our team.

  • Our main priority is our residents care!    
  • We are quality focused and goal driven        
  • Great Staff…           
  • Team Orientated…                
  • A great place To cared for seniors
  • Always close to home
  • Scenic area
  • Good schools
  • Welcoming community
  • Great trails
  • Best beaches in Ontario

Come check us out, become a member of our supportive team and great environment                       

Great employer & employee relations is something we do not take for granted!

There are shifts/hours available in the following areas:

Registered Nurse (RN)

We are pleased to offer full and part time hours, and every other weekend off. Evening and night shift positions.

Job description

Part-Time and full time permanent Registered Nurses for evening/night shifts. 45 hours bi-weekly and 75 hours bi-weekly with opportunities to pick up vacant shifts. Availability for every other weekend is necessary.

The work involves care for seniors and supporting PSW and registered staff as needed in a Long-term Care setting.

Computer experience using Point Click Care is an asset.

To qualify you must be registered with the CNO and meet all Ontario regulations/certification as a nurse in Ontario.

As a team leader you will provide support and direction during your shift and are an excellent communicator as you will routinely interact with resident family members, doctors and others from the public.

We have a good working atmosphere and wages are based on the collective agreement rates.

Personal protective equipment is provided for all staff members and on-site screening of each persons entering the facility.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $33.55-$48.58 per hour

Contact Information:
250 Campbell Street, Collingwood, ON, L9Y 4J9, Canada
Tel: (705) 445-3991
Fax: (705) 445-5060
E-mail: cnh@collingwoodnursinghome.com

Dietary Aide

We are pleased to offer Part Time hours, every other weekend.

Job description
Dietary Care Aide opportunity – Must Have 2 covid-19 Vaccination Doses

We have a great staff team and are looking to have one or two additional members to join our great environment.

The shifts are:

10:00am – 2:30pm and 11:00am – 7:00pm every other weekend.


Support resident preference and choice.
Assist with food and nourishment assembly.
Follow sanitation regulations and safe food handling practices at all times.
Serving food to residents following posted dietary guidelines and resident preferences.
Setting and clearing dining rooms.
Washing dishes, small wares and pots.
Rotating food and supplies and ensuring all stored and prepared food is properly labeled.
Follow all departmental policies and procedures
Participating in the Continuous Quality Improvement Program and other committees and teams as necessary.

REQUIREMENT: Food Handler Certificate. Please check out the link below for the certificate. It’s easy and can be completed in a couple of hours!

The course link: click here

Additionally, the following diploma course is a new requirement. We will cover the full cost of the course upon successful completion and open to discuss related considerations.

The course link: click here:

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $18.31-$20.29 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow all Ministry of Health and Public Health for all health and safety requirements. PPE use is part of that.

Contact Information:
250 Campbell Street, Collingwood, ON, L9Y 4J9, Canada
Tel: (705) 445-3991
Fax: (705) 445-5060
E-mail: cnh@collingwoodnursinghome.com

Personal Support Worker (PSW)

There’s an opportunity for two part time PSW evening shift positions (15 hours). This position requires a certified PSW certificate.

Salary: $20.94 – $23.79 per hour

Contact Information:
250 Campbell Street, Collingwood, ON, L9Y 4J9, Canada
Tel: (705) 445-3991
Fax: (705) 445-5060
E-mail: cnh@collingwoodnursinghome.com

Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

There’s an opportunity for a part time RPN day and evening shift position (60 hours).

Salary: $26.71 – $29.71 per hour

Contact Information:
250 Campbell Street, Collingwood, ON, L9Y 4J9, Canada
Tel: (705) 445-3991
Fax: (705) 445-5060
E-mail: cnh@collingwoodnursinghome.com

Activity Aide

There’s an opportunity for a part time activity aide day and evening shift position (45 hours Bi-Weekly).

Salary: $20.94 – $23.79 per hour

Contact Information:
250 Campbell Street, Collingwood, ON, L9Y 4J9, Canada
Tel: (705) 445-3991
Fax: (705) 445-5060
E-mail: cnh@collingwoodnursinghome.com

Job description


  • Must have post-secondary diploma or degree in recreation and leisure studies, therapeutic recreation, kinesiology or other related field from a community college or university. (or be currently enrolled in required diploma program)
  • Medical certificate of good health.
  • Proficiency in oral and written English
  • Interest in working with the elderly
  • Ability to work rotating shifts
  • Multilingual ability an asset.
  • Combination of natural light and fluorescent lighting
  • Crouching, kneeling, stooping/bending for short periods of time – minor job function
  • Walking, climbing stairs – major job function
  • Standing for long periods of time – major job function

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $20.03 per hour


  • Ensures and promotes the provision of resident-centered care and services to meet the needs of residents as follows:
  • Supports and helps provide a Resident Advocacy Program though the promotion and respect of the Bill of Rights.
  • Promotes the philosophy and practices of resident centered care in all residents’ encounters and decisions.
  • Promotes the Resident’s Bill of Rights.
  • Respects and uses sensitivity in spiritual, cultural and ethnic aspects of a resident’s life.
  • Maintains a wellness perspective.
  • Supports residents in achieving quality experiences – personal and social.
  • Facilitates relationships between and among residents, relatives, staff and community.
  • Seeks opportunities for resident participation in decisions that affect the resident’s rights and lifestyle.
  • Monitors and improves attitudes and behaviors of family and staff to ensure inclusion of residents in decisions regarding their care.
  • Creates opportunities for individuals to make choices and to take actions that will enhance the resident’s sense of mastery.
  • Creates a comfortable and safe environment that provides opportunities for privacy, dignity, control and maintenance of personal lifestyle.
  • Communicates with, and supports families in their involvement and participation.
  • Ensures an environment with ambiance conducive to the provision and practice of therapeutically effective resident health care, yet be unobtrusive.
  • Participates in enhancing the residents’ quality of life by using a resident-driven approach as follows:
  • Supports and helps provide a resident advocacy program through the promotion and respect of the Bill of Rights.
  • Participates in the interdisciplinary care planning.
  • Participates in promoting the residents’ Bill of Rights.
  • Provides a resident advocacy program through the philosophy of resident centered care, as well as the promotion and respect of the resident’s Bill of Rights.
  • Communicates with, and supports, families in their involvement and participation.
  • Provides physical support and assistance to residents as per their individual care plans and as ordered by the Registered nursing staff in cooperation and consultation with the Physio/Occupational Therapist as follows:
  • Participates in the restorative feeding program to provide training to residents to increase appetites, or provide training to increase resident independence who are unable because of disabilities, confusion, weakness or neuromuscular disorders.
  • Observes and reports changes in physical ability to the registered staff.
  • Assists residents in the use of restorative aides for ambulation, including canes, walkers or crutches. Provides gait training and walking programs.
  • Assists residents in the use of ambulatory devices used in bed, to assist them in moving or changing positions safely, such as side rails, foot brace and trapeze.
  • Coaches other staff, in particular new staff, in the use of hydraulic lift and demonstrates transfer of a resident from and to bed and chair.
  • Provides exercise to strengthen muscles and develop endurance to prepare a resident for ambulation with or without the use of assistive devices. Reviews and coaches other staff regarding positioning of residents in bed.
  • Monitors and ensures that the mobility aids are in good condition.
  • Provides ROM exercises to maintain joint mobility and prevent contractures.
  • Assists therapists in the provision of care in assigned areas.
  • Records statistics and keeps records as required.
  • Establishes daily schedule for assisting residents.
  • Attends care conferences as required and participates in Quality Management activities.
  • Assists with departmental maintenance.
  • Provides psychological support to residents as follows:
  • Participates in alternative forms of therapy as directed.
  • Provides relaxation therapy such as calming, guided imagery, music, meditation and distraction to reduce fear, pain, anxiety and assist the resident to his/her environment.
  • Participates in the leisure and recreation programs as follows:
  • Conducts the Restorative meal program.
  • Assists and supports residents in large facility programs.
  • Assists the Pastoral program in the culturally sensitive religious and spiritual services.

Provides documentation in the resident care records as per policies and procedures

  • Observes and records incidents
  • Participates in material management as follows:
  • Uses supplies and equipment as directed
  • Reports any equipment malfunction to nurse manager
  • Assists with inventory control
  • Provides input in equipment selection


  • Participates in the quality management program as follows:
  • Completes therapy audits as required
  • Participates as requested in the home’s teams/committees
  • Participates in quality improvement initiatives

Thanking you in advance for your submission, the management team.

Call, email or visit for more information.

Please direct your inquires to:

Careers at:  cnh@collingwoodnursinghome.com

Contact Information:
250 Campbell Street, Collingwood, ON, L9Y 4J9, Canada
Tel: (705) 445-3991
Fax: (705) 445-5060
E-mail: cnh@collingwoodnursinghome.com