Registered Nurse

Canadian Mental Health Association -Peel Dufferin Branch
Brampton, Ontario
$64,878.36 to $75,079.36 annually
Closing date
Jul 1, 2022

Job Details

Support your community. Advance your career. Fulfill your purpose

Joining the Canadian Mental Health Association – Peel Dufferin Branch means you’ll be part of something meaningful. For starters, we’re honored to have received the Canadian Non-Profit Employer of Choice Award for our efforts to help people live better. Providing support and services to those who live with mental illness and addictions, we’re committed to increasing awareness and addressing the stigma surrounding mental health. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to create a diverse organization that represents the communities we serve – and the people we help.


What we offer

As a community-based agency, we’re dedicated to the mental, physical, and social health of everyone – including our team members. That’s why we’re proud to offer a total rewards package that helps our Registered Nurses balance their professional and home life. You’ll also be empowered to keep learning new skills and reaching your goals – from developing a career growth plan to participating in training sessions.


In addition to competitive benefits like health, dental, EAP and life insurance, we offer our permanent team members some unique perks that really stand out:  

  • 4 weeks accrued vacation
  • 18 days accrued personal days plus 2 flexible days each year
  • Overtime paid in lieu
  • HOOPP (Pension Plan)
  • Ongoing professional development plus $250 annual funding for continuing education and certifications
  • $250 annual allowance to invest in achieving your personal wellness goals
  • Mileage reimbursement and car detailing for work-related travel

Salary Range is $64,878.36 to $75,079.36 annually

We are currently seeking a permanent full-time Registered Nurse. As a Registered Nurse, you will provide counselling, treatment groups, medication management support and individual services to persons presenting with a mental health and/or addictions issues under the supervisor of the Program Manager. The Registered Nurse is a member of the multidisciplinary Team that provides assessment, treatment, rehabilitation, coordinate care panning and crisis intervention to clients and their support networks with complex mental and physical health needs.

What you will do

  • Provide support to clients by establishing a supportive, ongoing relationship with clients and their support systems
  • Developing a Crisis Plan with each client and their supports to support and maintain client wellness in mental health as well as their primary health
  • Developing comprehensive assessments with clients and supports to identify client strengths and needs considering the social determinants of health.
  • Establishing and implementing Recovery Plans to guide the mutual work towards client recovery
  • Assessing the need for and delivering psycho-educational groups for clients, families and other professionals
  • Provide consultation to service partners
  • Through the integration of psychopharmacology knowledge, develop individual plans to support physical and mental health client needs and support shared decision making and health maintenance.
  • Providing on-going supportive counselling, life skills coaching, pre-employment coaching and appropriate referrals to enable clients to achieve their goals
  • Consulting, advocating and liaising with community resources and agencies to assist clients in achieving their goals
  • Monitoring clients’ mental health and initiating intervention to promote wellness
  • Providing education on mental health, illnesses and wellness to clients and their families/other supports
  • Providing family informed care and support for families
  • Establishing a follow-up plan for clients prior to discharge
  • As part of the multidisciplinary team, providing the team, client, family and others with specialized consultation/education related to nursing issues within a Recovery model of intervention

 What you need to join our team

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSCN) required.
  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Certification in mental health nursing CPMHN and/or relevant mental health experience.
  • 3-5 years community experience with individuals living with significant mental health issues.
  • Working knowledge of Recovery Model.
  • Experience with and detailed knowledge of mental illness, with a special interest in and understanding of depression, anxiety disorders, and personality disorders such as is usually gained through working with this population;
  • Experience in group development and facilitation;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of mental illness, medications and treatments;
  • Working knowledge of relevant mental health policy and legislation including the Mental Health Act;
  • Ability to develop and deliver services that are sensitive to cultural diversity and are LGBQT positive.
  • Knowledge of community resources in the and North Etobicoke, West Woodbridge, and Malton areas.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to maintain a mature problem-solving attitude while dealing with interpersonal conflict, potentially hazardous conditions or time demands.
  • A demonstrated understanding of the impact of the social determinants of health on well-being and recovery.
  • Able to work with other professionals particularly from other disciplines to problem solve and achieve common goals in a collaborative manner using a cooperative approach.
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office, Internet, e-mail; Knowledge of Client Record databases and OCAN is an asset.
  • Knowledge of French or any other second language reflecting the diversity of the GTA is an asset.
  • Proof of administered full-series Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccination by  prior to start date. If unable to be vaccinated for reasons relating to protected grounds under the Code, completed medical or religious exemption must be provided.


At the Canadian Mental Health Association – Peel Dufferin Branch, we provide a wide array of community services, resources, and care for people with mental illness. In your role, you’ll not only assist people who are struggling, you’ll help them return to good health and reintegrate into the community. In everything we do, we work together to make the world a better place – one person at a time.

Apply Now and EMPOWER your career


CMHA Peel Dufferin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diverse, inclusive, barrier-free recruitment, selection processes, and work environment.  We encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized. We acknowledge that removing existing barriers and preventing new barriers is required in providing opportunities that foster independence, inclusion, and dignity for people of all ages, genders, cultures, and abilities. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve.

When contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the HR Department of any accommodations needed in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. We retain all applications submitted for one year.



Canadian Mental Health Association -Peel Dufferin Branch

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