Registered Nurse and Registered Practical Nurses

Good Shepherd Centres, a ministry of the Hospitaller Order of St. John of God, strives to enhance the quality of life for all who seek assistance and support in our community.  Opportunities currently exists at the Good Shepherd Transitional Beds Program and Good Shepherd Emmanuel House Hospice for:

Registered Nurse/Registered Practical Nurse

Full Time/Part Time/Relief

Good Shepherd is seeking experienced Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse interested in providing excellence in care in both a community setting and Hospice. 

The Good Shepherd Transition Beds program provides brief-stay residential care to marginalized individuals being discharged from hospital who require ongoing medical care and case management services to support optimal recovery and re-integration into the community.  We are seeking healthcare professionals interested in working in a dynamic community setting responding to the needs of people impacted by poverty, homelessness, mental health issues and substance use.  The Nurses will be part of a multi-disciplinary team that will facilitate improved health status and timely, effective discharge to community for service users. 

The Good Shepherd Emmanuel House provides 24-hour care for people with a life limiting illnesses and require comfort and support for themselves and their loved ones.  The successful candidate must have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a hospice/palliative care setting.  In addition, the Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and problem solve complex clinical situations and psycho-social circumstances in providing or managing care of palliative residences.

Successful candidate will have demonstrated interest and competence in clinical nursing practice related to the care of marginalized individuals and/or experience in a hospice/palliative Care setting.  A commitment to delivering person-centred care within anti-oppressive and harm reduction frameworks is essential. Fluency in a language in addition to English is an asset.

These position involves shift work.

Candidates must be registered in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario and have a current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario.

Please reply with cover letter and resume quoting Job Posting #AD-09-21  to:

Attn: Human Resources Department

Fax:  905-528-9614


Good Shepherd is an equal opportunity employer operating within an anti-racist and anti-oppression framework. We strive to establish workplaces that reflect and are enhanced by the rich diversity of the community we serve.

Good Shepherd welcomes and encourages applications from all people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  If you are in need of accommodations, please contact Human Resources at 905-528-5877 ex 2265 or